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STREET DESIGN: THE SECRET TO GREAT CITIES AND TOWNS. John Massengale and Victor Dover. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2014. 448 pp. with 559 ills. (53 col.). 24 x 21 cm. LC 2013-7089 ISBN 9781118066706 In English.
Publisher's description: Written by two accomplished architects and urban designers, this user-friendly street design manual shows both how to design new streets and enhance existing ones. It offers step-by-step instruction and shares examples of excellent streets, examining the elements that make them successful as well as how they were designed and created. Topics also include strategies for shaping space in the public right-of-way through correct building height to street width ratios, terminated vistas, landscaping, and street geometry. This book is a valuable resource for urban designers, planners, architects, and engineers.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Architecture — Urban Planning
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 154328
Hardcover $85.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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