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Urban Design: Finding Books and Articles

Urban Design is a selective bibliographic research guide to Internet sites and library resources supporting urban design research at UC Berkeley.

Subject Terms

Here is a selection of subject terms to help locate books, reports, etc., in the library catalogs:

Architecture -- Human factors 
Architecture and society 
Cities and towns -- Growth 
City planning AND Architecture 
City planning AND Architectural design 
Civic improvement 
Community development -- Urban 

Ecological landscape design 
Land use -- Planning 
Land use, Urban 

Neotraditional development 
Planned communities 
Regional planning
Cities and towns -- Growth AND City Planning 
Cities and towns -- Growth AND Suburbs 
Land use, Urban AND Urban policy 
Urban sprawl 

Streets -- Design and construction 
Sustainable architecture 

Urban beautification 
Urban ecology 
Urban landscape architecture 
Urban renewal 


Bibliography, IN: Redesigning cities: principles, practice, implementation, by Jonathan Barnett. Chicago: Planners Press, 2003, pp.295-298. Nicely organized brief bibliography of core readings in urban design.

The Ten best urban design books ever written?, by Brenton Toderian, IN: Plan Canada, v.43:1 (spring 2003), pp.45-46.

See the following guides for more resources:

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