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The following readings are recommended by Bob. Books are available from
New Urban News
, or your local bookstore.
Article from a long ago issue of Architecture Magazine:
Andres Duany's Response to Alan Krieger
about the merits of New Urbanism.
Principles for Urban Retail Planning & Development, Robert J Gibbs, ASLA. Wiley & Sons.
Shopping Centers Today
(SCT) is the leading industry publication from the
International Council of Shopping Centers
Urban Land Magazine
is one of many
Urban Land Institute
(ULI), an international think tank focused on land use and real estate development issues.
Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping
Call of the Mall: The Geography of Shopping
by Paco Underhill
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
The Economy of Cities
, and the many other books by
Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature
by Doug Farr
(with contributions by Bob Gibbs)
Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk and Jeff Speck.
The Architecture of Community
, and the many other works by
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
The Timeless Way of Building
are two of many wonderful books by
Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century
by Peter Hall is a superbly detailed account of the philosophical underpinnings of Western planning and urban design.
The Boulevard Book: History, Evolution, Design of Multiway Boulevards
by Allan B. Jacobs.
20th-Century Sprawl: Highways and the Reshaping of the American Landscape
by Owen D. Gutfreund. A good account of the transportation policy of the last century and its lasting effects.