Making Cities Work
- A case study illustrating arriving in an ancient city, Venice, as well as modern examples of this from Gardemoen Airport, Oslo; TGV Stations, Avignon, Valence, Aix; Chep Lap Kok, Hong Kong; and more.
- A case study illustrating enjoying an ancient city with modern examples of this classic response to the needs of a city. These include Marbella Old Town; South Bank, Brisbane; Copenhagen City Centre; and more.
- A case study illustrating moving around an ancient city and modern examples of this from Greenways, Edinburgh; Street Car/MAX, Portland, Oregon; Ultra, Cardiff; and more.
In addition, the book identifies "urban heroes," those individuals who have led particularly successful projects in urban improvement throughout the world. Order your copy of this practical work today.
VENICE – THE CLASSIC CASE STUDY.
ARRIVING IN THE CITY.
Gardermoen Airport, Oslo, Norway.
The New TGV Méditerranée Stations, France.
Chep Lap Kok Airport, Hong Kong.
Translink Interchange, Bangor/Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Nils Ericson Bus Station, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Grand Central Station, New York, USA.
Yokohama Ferry Terminal, Japan.
Salamanca Train Station, Spain.
ENJOYING THE CITY.
Marbella Old Town, Spain.
The South Bank, Brisbane, Australia.
Copenhagen Squares and Spaces, Denmark.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, USA.
Toronto Malls, Canada.
Wall Murals, South Africa.
New Rondas, New Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain.
Circular Quay and The Rocks, Sydney, Australia.
Vancouver Downtown, Canada.
Public Realm, Glasgow, Scotland.
Post Office Park, Boston, USA.
GETTING AROUND THE CITY.
Edinburgh’s Greenways, Scotland.
Bristol – The Legible City, England.
Cycling in Rennes, France and Groningen, The Netherlands.
The Strasbourg LRT, France.
The Portland Streetcar, Oregon, USA.
The Brisbane Busway, Australia.
Singapore Road Pricing, Singapore.
The ULTra System, Cardiff, Wales.
BIBLIOGRAPHY, USEFUL WEBSITES, PHOTO CREDITS.
ROGER PARRY is Chief Executive of Clear Channel International, the global media company. He is the author of People Businesses (1991) and Enterprise: The Leadership Role (2003).
BRIAN M EVANS is Artistic Professor of Urban Design at the School of Architecture at Chalmers University in Gothenburg and is a partner of Gillespies, an urban and landscape design practice.
JAMES CRAVEN is Communications Director of Clear Channel International. He is author of numerous works on the marketing of public transport.
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