Urban Design Management: A Guide To Good Practice

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Urban Design Management: A Guide To Good Practice

Urban Design Management: A Guide To Good Practice

This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and the wide knowledge of the participants in a working group. The role of the architect is examined in relation to design, planning and project management with particular emphasis on collaboration and negotiation skills. Specific issues considered include: The make-up of a good project team Ways to make the project team function together Objectives and benefits of project-orientated planning The need to take local characteristics into account in project-orientated planning The preparation required for a co-operative planning process and how initial information can be collected and used How to define project content, and outlining the project itself Partner-specific strategies Urban Design Management contains international examples and many diagrams and photographs, making it a useful and accessible guide for all built environment professionals working in the public realm and those studying architecture, urban design and planning at a graduate level. About the AuthorAntti Ahlava teaches urban design at Helsinki University of Technology and practices architecture at MOD Architects? office. He was recently a Visiting Professor at Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark.Harry Edelman is a consultant in Urban Design Management at Edelman Group Ltd, Finland. He has conducted research internationally in conjunction with the recent affiliation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Research Scholar.

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AuthorAhlava, Antti
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication Year23-12-2008

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