Carmona, M., Tiesdell, S., Heath, T. and Oc, T. Public Places Urban Spaces, The Dimensions of Urban Design (2nd edition). Architectural Press. 2010. 408 pp.
Published at: 8 April 2011
Public Places Urban Spaces is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice, designed for postgraduate and undergraduate students on Urban Design courses. The second edition of this tried and trusted textbook has been updated with relevant case studies to show students how principles have been put into practice. The book is now in full colour and a larger format, so students and lecturers get a much stronger visual package and easy to use layout, enabling them to more easily practically apply principles of urban design to their projects. Sustainability is the driving factor in urban regeneration and new urban development, and the new edition is focused on best sustainable design and practice.