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Description - Ethics and Urban Design by Gideon S. Golany

This book uses historical examples and contemporary case studies from around the world to illustrate an approach to urban design that balances the needs of both the cultural and natural environments and makes cities more habitable for larger populations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471122746
ISBN-10: 0471122742
Format: Hardback
(266mm x 189mm x 21mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gideon S. Golany

GIDEON S. GOLANY is Distinguished Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Architecture at Pennsylvania State University and has taught at many universities throughout the world. Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Golany has been named an Honorary Professor of the China Academy of Sciences and a Foreign Director of the China Research Society of Ancient Architecture. He is a recipient of National Academy of Science and Fulbright Research awards. His numerous publications include Vernacular House Design and the Jewish Quarter in Baghdad; Chinese Earth-Sheltered Dwellings: Indigenous Lessons for Modern Urban Design; Design and Thermal Performance: Below-Ground Dwellings in China; and Earth-Sheltered Habitat: History, Architecture, and Urban Design.

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