Tactical Urbanism

Tactical Urbanism

Short-term Action for Long-term Change

Book - 2015
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"Tactical urbanism, written by Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, two founders of the movement, promises to be the foundational guide for urban transformation. The authors begin with an in-depth history of the Tactical urbanism movement and its place among other social, political, and urban planning trends. A detailed set of case studies, from guerilla wayfinding signs in Raleigh, to pavement transformed into parks in San Francisco, to a street art campaign leading to a new streetcar line in El Paso, demonstrate the breadth and scalability of tactical urbanism interventions. Finally, the book provides a detailed toolkit for conceiving, planning, and carrying out projects, including how to adapt them based on local needs and challenges. Tactical urbanism will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities." --Publisher description.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781610915267 (pbk.)
1610915267 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 307.1216 LYD
Characteristics: xxiii, 230 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm

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