While Eyes on the Street will definitely resonate with fans of Jacobs’ writing, the book will appeal to a broader audience, as it is as much about how she thought as about what she wrote.
It is not often that a graduate school project turns into a best-selling book, let alone a transformative infrastructure projects that is reshaping a large North American city. Yet, that is exactly what happened to Ryan Gravel when he envisioned a streetcar loop inside the Atlanta city limits connecting four…
Streetfight offers an empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning city streets to work better for everybody that use them.
Tactical Urbanism provides permission for engaged community members to become key actors in the transformation of their neighbourhoods.
In Urban Acupuncture, Jaime Lerner outlines a method for initiating urban change through small, innovative interventions that target a specific challenge.
Urbanism Without Effort by Chuck Wolfe is a helpful book for urbanites to reflect on how their neighbourhoods have evolved, and how they might be improved.
Experienced urban practitioners and novice urbanists alike will find several new insights in Nan Ellin’s Good Urbansim.