The fact is, the ability of cities to compete in the global economy is affected by their physical realm and local planning decisions.
How municipalities design their public realm strongly influences their economy and culture.
There is an instinctual desire by people for beauty and peace in their surroundings.
Places and spaces help to shape the civility of cities and the people in them.
These are just some of the provocative themes in Places and Spaces.
It offers a sharply-conceived analysis of how the public and private realms intersect – and often collide – digging deep into contemporary issues, including:
Why people fall out of love with their city.
How public places and spaces are becoming the new urban living room.
Planning regulations don’t make sense if they aren’t creating great cities.
How to save our suburbs.
Are municipalities rolling out the red carpet – or the red tape?
Through in-depth interviews with leading experts around the world, Places and Spaces lays out a path for creating livable, prosperous and sustainable cities.
Approx. 175 pages
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