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Street design

John Montague Massengale

Street design

the secret to great cities and towns

by John Montague Massengale

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Streets

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Massengale and Victor Dover ; [foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales ; afterword by James Howard Kuntsler]
    ContributionsDover, Victor, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE279 .M37 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 401 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26920398M
    ISBN 101118066707
    ISBN 109781118066706
    LC Control Number2013007089
    OCLC/WorldCa841201189

    U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns. Walkability brings neighbors together, invigorates community, and fosters prosperity. It is not a silver bullet for all the ills of humanity, but it can reduce illness by keeping people active and engaged, socially, physically, mentally, and spiritually.

    However, the Company will provide a street lighting layout once the Municipality has decided on the appropriate spacing for the type of street lighting fixtures selected. As a convenience, photometric data that you will need to develop a street lighting design can be obtained from the various lighting manufacturers’ websites listed on page. The book's three sections focus on projects that use light to animate architecture and media screens; new lighting in former industrial zones and new public areas, including wayfinding and street lighting; and interactive installations in urban spaces. Each is punctuated with essays by leading experts and designers on this remarkable new.

    Project Summary. Streets and sidewalks make up 56% of the land owned by the City of Boston. Recognizing this land as a commodity, the City established a new vision for street design with the publication of the Complete Streets Design Guidelines. This book is great for modelers in general, model-kit collectors, and drag-racing fans young and old alike. It covers the options, collectability, variety, availability, and value of these wonderful kits, and then concentrates on the highly detailed drag racing-only kits that .


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