Women City Planners Books
Books con argomento Women City Planners
Becoming Jane Jacobs
Laurence Peter L.
edizioni Univ of Pennsylvania Pr collana Univ of Pennsylvania Pr (Hardcover)
Alexiou Alice Sparberg
edizioni Rutgers Univ Pr collana Rutgers Univ Pr (Hardcover)
Today, we take for granted the wisdom of renovating old factory buildings into malls or condos, of making once decaying waterfronts into vibrant public spaces, of protecting historic buildings under landmark laws, and of building public housing on a human scale rather than as high-rises. In contemporary cities, it...
Genius of Common Sense
edizioni David R Godine Pub collana David R Godine Pub (Hardcover)
Three books, all written by women in the early 1960s, changed the way we looked at the world and ourselves: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, and Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities. All three books created revolutions in their respective spheres of influence,...