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The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience

November 23, 2015 Comments Off on The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience Views: 512 Architecture, Shopping

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By Alexandros Washburn

The greatest cities are often reflected in their inhabitants’ identities. Urban design is responsible for such a process, yet citizens regularly relinquish it to professionals in the field because they lack the ability to express their desires and values of their own neighbourhoods.

In this volume, New York City’s former chief urban designer Alexandros Washburn examines and reconsiders urban design, empowering citizens by giving them insight into innovative methods of design that ensure cities embrace individualism.

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