Designing Communities

Author: Wolff-Michael Roth
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401155623
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PartII Transformations of a Community: The Emergence of Shared Resources
and Practices Inthis secondpartof the book,I provide observational and
theoretical descriptions of changesin knowledge atthe level of the classroom
community. Here, knowledge is conceivedin terms of two types, resources and
practices. Resources include facts, artifacts, and tools available to the members
of a community; practicesare thepatterned actions in which members
characteristically engage.

Designing Community

Author: David Walters
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136411305
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Despite the increasing frequency of their use, charrettes are widely misunderstood and can be misapplied. This book provides a detailed guidance on the proper and most effective ways to use this helpful tool.

The New Downtown Library

Author: Shannon Christine Mattern
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816648962
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In The New Downtown Library, Shannon Mattern draws on a diverse range of sources to investigate how libraries serve as multiuse public spaces, anchors in urban redevelopment, civic icons, and showcases of renowned architects like Rem ...

City Builder

Author: Michael O Varhola
Publisher: Skirmisher Publishing
ISBN: 9781935050063
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The contents of City Builder were initially released in 11 different volumes and these have been combined and expanded in this unified edition of the book.

Design For Community

Author: Derek M. Powazek
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 9780735710757
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Written by one of the Web's foremost community builders, this book includes information on how to enhance a corporate Web site with value-added community features.

Designing Social Systems In A Changing World

Author: Bela H. Banathy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306452512
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implications of how to become the kind of community we describe here. There is
an awakening of aspiration and a maturing resolve in the society at large and in
many segments of the human community toward self-determination, toward
claiming the right and assuming the responsibility for shaping our own future, and
toward empowering ourselves to design our own lives and our own systems.
Consequently, there is general disillusionment with the way representative
democracy ...

The Shelter Of Law

Author: Philip James Kirke
ISBN: 9780977524341
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This book proposes a total approach to the design of Justice facilities that integrates the values of local communities based on first hand experience in Australia.

Natural Landscaping

Author: John Diekelmann
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299173241
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Emphasizing the natural landscapes of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, this book o reviews landscaping principles and techniques o introduces native plant species for grasslands, forests, edge areas, and small wetlands o ...

Designing Planned Communities

Author: Daniel R. Mandelker
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450209238
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Cbopter TWC) Creating Designs for Planned Communities Planned communities
require a number of design solutions: a design for the entire project as well as
designs at the site, building, and streetscape levels. The discussion of these
issues in this chapter assumes a planned community large enough to need
design solutions at the project level and for a number of subsidiary elements
such as mixed-use centers, neighborhoods, sites, buildings, and streetscapes.
Many of these ...