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Ever since its launch in 2007, Monocle has been passionate about improving our cities. Each year it compiles a Quality of Life Survey, which names the top 25 cities to call home, and across the issues it has inter- viewed the most productive mayors, looked at the metropolises putting pedestrians first, and met the people making room for parks, both pocket-sized and plush. In this impor- tant new book the magazine's editors unpack what makes a great city and how to fix one that's flagging. How do you fashion your own High Line, create the most covetable housing, or transform a grimy river into a glistening asset? Beautifully shot and illustrated, this is a book that takes the urbanism debate away from city hall and explains what's needed in ways that will inspire us all.

 

Details

ISBN: 9783899555035
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 338
Publication Date: 4 Sep 2018
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Publication City, Country: Berlin, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 26.5(H) x 20(L)

 

Reviews

"This book asks the all important question of how we make better cities, cities that work for people of all ages and backgrounds." -- JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS "In this joyful new book Monocle unpacks what makes a great city, whether you're looking for a new place to call home or need help fixing your own." -- ARCHDAILY

 

The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities
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