URBS 4/531—Urban Design Principles Bibliography

Principles of Design


ALEXANDER, C.  1967.  Notes on the Synthesis of Form.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press.


ALEXANDER, C., S. ISHIKAWA and M. SILVERSTEIN.  1977.  A Pattern Language.  New York:  Oxford University Press.


ALEXANDER, C., H. NEIS, A. ANNINOU and I. KING.  1987.  A New Theory of Urban Design.  New York:  Oxford University Press.


APPLEYARD, D.  1981.  Livable Streets.  Berkeley:  University of California Press.


ASHIHARA, Y.  1983.  The Aesthetic Townscape.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press.


BACON, E.  1974.  Design of Cities, Rev. Ed.  New York:  The Viking Press.


BARNETT, J.  1982.  An Introduction to Urban Design.  New York:  Harper & Row.


BARNETT, J.   2004.  Redesigning Cities.  Washington, DC:  APA Press


BECHTEL, R.  1977.  Enclosing Behavior.  Stroudsburg, PA:  Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross.


BECKER, F.D.  1977.  Housing Messages.  Stroudsburg, PA:  Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross.


BOWDEN, C. and L. KREINBERG.  1981.  Street Signs Chicago:  Neighborhood and Other Illusions of Big-City Life.  Chicago:  Chicago Review Press.


BROLIN, B.  2002.  The Designer’s Eye  NY:  W.W.Norton


CHING, F.D.K.  1979.  Architecture:  Form, Space and Order.  New York:  VanNostrand Rheinhold and Company.


CLAY, G.  1973.  Close-Up:  How to Read the American City.  New York:  Praeger Publishers.


CULLEN, G.  1961.  The Concise Townscape.  New York:  Van Nostrand Rheinhold Co.


DEASY, C.M.  1974.  Design for Human Affairs.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons.


FISCHER, C.S.  1976.  The Urban Experience.  New York:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.


FREEDMAN, J.  1975.  Crowding and Behavior.  New York:  The Viking Press.


GELFANT, B.H.  1954.  The American City Novel.  Norman:  The University of Oklahoma Press.


GREENBIE, B.B.  1976.  Design for Diversity.  Amsterdam:  Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co.


HALL, E.T.  1966.  The Hidden Dimension.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday & Co.


HUMMON, D.M.  1990.  Commonplaces:  Community Ideology and Identity in American Culture  Albany, NY:  State University of New York Press.


JAYE, M.C. and A.C. WATTS, eds.  1981.  Literature and the Urban Experience.  New Brunswick, NJ:  Rutgers University Press.


LOFLAND, L.H.  1973.  A World of Strangers:  Order and Action in Urban Public Space.  New York:  Basic Books.


LOUKAKI, A.  1997.  Whose Genius Loci?  Contrasting interpretations of the ‘Sacred Rock of the Athenian Acropolis’,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 87(2), 306-329.


LYNCH, K., ed.  1977.  Growing Up in Cities.   Cambridge:  The MIT Press.


NEWMAN, O.  1973.  Defensible Space:  Crime Prevention Through Urban Design.  New York:  Macmillan Publishing Co.


OLDENBURG, R.  1989.  The Great Good Place.  New York: Paragon House.


PICKERING, J.H., ed.  1977.  The City in American Literature.   New York:  Harper & Row, Publishers.


PUSHKAREV, B.S. 1975.  Urban Space for Pedestrians.  Cambridge:  The MIT Press.


SCHEFLEN, A.E.  1976.  Human Territories:  How We Behave in Space-Time.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice-Hall, Inc.


SENNETT, R.  1974.  The Fall of Public Man:  On the Social Psychology of Capitalism.  New York:  Random House.


SHARPE, W. and L.WALLOCK, eds.  1987.  Visions of the Modern City:  Essays in History, Art, and Literature.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press.


SIEGEL, A.  1981.  The Image of the American City in Popular Literature 1820-1870.  Port Washington, NY:  Kennikat Press.


STEELE, F.  1981.  The Sense of Place.  Boston:  CBI Publishing Co.


SUTTLES, G.D.  1968.  The Social Order of the Slum.  Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press.


SUTTLES, G.D.  1972.  The Social Construction of Communities.  Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press.


URBAN DESIGN ASSOCIATES.  2004.  The Architectural Pattern Book.  NY:  W.W.Norton


VICKERY, R.L., Jr.  1972.  Anthrophysical Form:  Two Families and Their Neighborhood Environments.  Charlottesville:  University Press of Virginia.


WIEMER, D.R.  1966.  The City as Metaphor.  New York:  Random House.


WEINSTEIN, C.S. and T.G. DAVID, eds.  1987.  Spaces for Children:  The Built Environment and Child Development.  New York:  Plenum Press.


WHITE, M. and L. WHITE.  1962.  The Intellectual Versus the City.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press.


WHYTE, W.H.  1980.  The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces.  Washington, DC:  The Conservation Foundation.


Sources for Drawing & Modeling:


ATHEARN, F.J. (1998)  How to Improve the Quality of Photographs for National Register Nominations.  Washington, DC:  US Department of Interior, National Park Service, National Register, History and Education.  Available online at http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publictions/bulletins/photobul/


EDWARDS, B.  1989.  Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.  Los Angeles:  Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc.


GUPTHILL, A.L.  1949.  Pencil Drawing Step-by-Step.  NY:  Reinhold Publishing Corp.  (The notes on drawing are very good; the gallery of professional examples—the last half of the book—is very instructive.)


LASEAU, P.  2004.  Freehand Sketching:  An Introduction  NY:  W.W.Norton


SUTHERLAND, M.  1999.  Modelmaking:  A Basic Guide  NY:  W.W.Norton



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