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Author Ben-Joseph, Eran.

Title The code of the city : standards and the hidden language of place making / Eran Ben-Joseph.

Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2005.

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 UniM Archit High Use  307.1216 BENJ  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Four Tales ix -- Introduction: Standards and Rules in Shaping Place xiii -- I Rise of the Rule Book -- 1 Holding the Commons 3 -- 2 Experts of the Trade 25 -- 3 Neighborhoods Developed Scientifically 47 -- II Locked in Place -- 4 Sanitized Cities 77 -- 5 Regulating Developers 101 -- 6 Second Nature 117 -- III Altering Inherited Traits -- 7 Private Places and Design Innovation 133 -- 8 Technogenesis and the Onset of Civic Design 151 -- 9 Places First 167 -- Afterword: Places Nonstandard 187 -- Appendix A Code of the City-Timeline 191 -- Appendix B Code of the City-Matrix 201.
Subject City planning -- Standards.
City planning -- Standards -- United States.
City planning and redevelopment law -- History.
City planning and redevelopment law -- United States.
ISBN 0262025884
0262524457 (paperback: alk. paper)