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Toward an Integrative Theory of Urban Design (Hardcover) (Hossein Bahrainy & Ameneh Bakhtiar)

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This book takes a bold epistemological approach to address the fundamental questions that urban design has faced since its inception – questions concerning its legitimacy, definition, nature, content, purpose, theory, methods, jurisdiction and above all its knowledge base. The appropriate level of urban design – global or local – is another critical and emerging question discussed. At the end, an integrative theory of urban design is introduced, on the basis of which a set of principles is developed for application by practicing urban designers. These principles are presented at three essential levels: general, global and local-Iranian. Toward an Integrative Theory of Urban Design is intended to dispel many of the ambiguities still troubling urban design as a discipline and profession.
Genre: Social Science, Architecture, Technology
Sub-Genre: Construction-Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning, General, Human Geography
Series Title: University of Tehran Science and Humanities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Hossein Bahrainy & Ameneh Bakhtiar
Language: English
Street Date: May 27, 2016
TCIN: 51414105
UPC: 9783319326634
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-9942

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