Published February 2001
by Lowry Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||96|
Roman Urban Street Networks is the first volume to sift through the ancient literature to determine how authors used the Latin vocabulary for streets, and determine what that tells us about how the Romans perceived their streets. Author Alan Kaiser offers a methodology for describing the role of a street within the broader urban transportation network in such a way that one can compare both individual streets and street Cited by: 5. This book shows us how these ordinary public spaces can be planned and designed to become settings that support an array of social behaviors. Through carefully crafted research, The Street systematically examines people's actions and perceptions, develops a comprehensive typology of social behaviors on the neighborhood commercial street and. original book, many PPS staff were involved in the writing and design of the work that has now resulted in “Streets as Places.” Shirley Secunda was the principal writer of the original manu-script with assistance on case studies, and general presentation of material from staff membersFile Size: 4MB. Mehta’s description of the street as social space is a welcome reminder to those who see it simply as pattern or movement channel. The book is required reading for all who want more livable cities. — Sidney Brower, Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, University of Maryland.
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