The Resource Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change, Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, (ebook)

Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change, Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, (ebook)

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Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change
Title
Tactical urbanism
Title remainder
short-term action for long-term change
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Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia
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eng
Summary
In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, community-based projects- from pop-up parks to open streets initiatives- have become a powerful and adaptable new tool of urban activists, planners, and policy-makers seeking to drive lasting improvements in their cities and beyond. These quick, often low-cost, and creative projects are the essence of the Tactical Urbanism movement. Whether creating vibrant plazas seemingly overnight or re-imagining parking spaces as neighborhood gathering places, they offer a way to gain public and government support for investing in permanent projects, inspiring residents and civic leaders to experience and shape urban spaces in a new way. Tactical Urbanism, written by Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, two founders of the movement, promises to be the foundational guide for urban transformation. The authors begin with an in-depth history of the Tactical Urbanism movement and its place among other social, political, and urban planning trends. A detailed set of case studies, from guerilla wayfinding signs in Raleigh, to pavement transformed into parks in San Francisco, to a street art campaign leading to a new streetcar line in El Paso, demonstrate the breadth and scalability of tactical urbanism interventions. Finally, the book provides a detailed toolkit for conceiving, planning, and carrying out projects, including how to adapt them based on local needs and challenges. Tactical Urbanism will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities
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Midwest
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Lydon, Mike
Dewey number
307.1216
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Garcia, Anthony
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City planning
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adult
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Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change, Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, (ebook)
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9781610915670
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11447106
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11447106
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MWT11447106
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Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change, Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610915670
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447106
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11447106
System control number
MWT11447106
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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