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Walkable City

Walkable City

How downtown can save America, one step at a time

Jeff Speck

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, North Point Press, Nova York; 1ª edição, 2013

edition: english
paperback
320 p
14 x 20 cm
ISBN 9780865477728

Walkable City

about the book

Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. Making downtown into a walkable, viable community is the essential fix for thetypical American city; it is eminently achievable and its benefits are manifold. Walk-able City—bursting with sharp observations and key insights into how urban changehappens—lays out a practical, necessary, and inspiring vision for how to make Americancities great again.

about the author

Jeff Speck
American.Sepent 10 years as a director of town planning at DPZ. He was appointed director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts.Nowadays, he is a contributing editor to Metropolis magazine.

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SPECK, Jeff. Walkable City. How downtown can save America, one step at a time. Nova York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, North Point Press, 2013.

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