Urbanism is what we build to serve our needs and desires in families and neighborhoods and on up in scale to cities, states and nations. It is the grandest, most complicated, complex, and extensive thing we build, but we underestimate its role in our lives, and it is tradition that makes urbanism valuable for us.
Adam sets out to answer this basic question: Why does contemporary world architecture look the way it does?
The ambitious plan to develop a new pedestrian-oriented downtown to attract the city’s businesses, shoppers, residents and recreation-seekers.
The book laments the way our city streets have been turned into “traffic sewers,” shoving pedestrians to the sidelines.