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Books on Placemaking and urban design we refer to in this website.

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The Green City: Sustainable Homes, Sustainable Suburbs (PDF 35.9 KB)

Recommended Reading on Urban Design and Placemaking

AIA. (2009). Architect Finder. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from American Institute of Architects: http://architectfinder.aia.org/

AILA. (n.d.). Landscape Architecture in Australia. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from australian institute of landscape architects : http://www.aila.org.au/careers/docs/AILA-LndscpArch.pdf

Aexander, C., Neis, A., Anninon, A., & King, I. (1987). A New Theory of Urban Design, New York. New York: Oxford University Press.

Aurand, M. (2009). The Charette. Retrieved October 2, 2009, from http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/ma1f/ArchArch/Charette/what.html

Bentley, I., McGlynn, S., Smith, G., Alcock, A., & Murrain, P. (1985). Responsive Environments. London: Architectural Press.

Brisbane City Council. (2006). Our Shared Vision - Living in Brisbane 2026. Brisbane: Brisbane City Council.

Buchanan, P. (2009). Rudi.net. Retrieved November 16, 2009, from RUDI: http://www.rudi.net/books/11737

CABE. (2004). Creating Succesful Master Plans. London: CABE.

altaltCalthorpe, P. (1993). The Next American Metropolis: Ecology, Community, and the American Dream. Berkely: Princeton Architectural Press.

CNU. (1993). Charter of New Urbanism. Retrieved October 6, 2009, from CNU: http://www.cnu.org/charterCNU. (1997 - 2007). About CNU. Retrieved October 6, 2009, from CNU: http://www.cnu.org/who_we_are

Commonwealth Government. (1994). Urban Design in Australia: report by the Prime Minister's Urban Design Taskforce. Canberra: Government Printer.

Department of Housing. (2007, August). Kelvin Grove Urban Village Design Guidelines. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from http://www.housing.qld.gov.au/partnerships/pdf/guidelines/design_guidelines_full.pdf

Gehl, J. (2010). Cities for People. Island Press. USA Read book review here.

Gehl, J. (2006). New City Life. Copenhagen: The Danish Architectural Press.

Hassell. (2007, May). 109 Central Precinct . Brisbane: Department of State Development.

Institute of Place Management. (2009). What is Place Management. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Institute of Place Management: http://www.placemanagement.org/default.asp?a=menubottom&id=449

altaltJacobs, A. (1993). Great Streets. London: MIT Press.

Katz, P. (1994). The New Urbanism: toward an architecture of community. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Llewelyn-Davies. (2000). Urban Design Compendium. London: English Partnerships.

Lynch, K. (1960). The Image of the City. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Lynch, K., & Hack, G. (1984). Site Planning. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Meades, J. (1998 Dec/Jan). Paradise Lost? Perspectives on Architecture .

Ministry for Environment. (1998 - 2009). Do the groundwork first. Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Ministry for Environment: http://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/rma/live-work-play-jun02/guide/groundwork.html

Ministry for the Environment. (2005). Urban Design Protocol. Wellington: Ministry for the Environment.

Ministry of the Environment. (2006). Urban Design Toolkit. Wellington: Ministery of the Environment.

Motloch, J. (2001). Introduction to Landscape Design. Sydney: John Wiley & Sons.

Nozzi, D. (n.d.). A Collection of Urban Design Quotes. Retrieved October 6, 2009, from Wlakable Streets: http://www.walkablestreets.com/quote5.htm

Parkyn, N., & Meeda, B. (2001). Graphics in Urban Design. London: Thomas Telford Limited.

PIA. (2005). About Planning. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from Planning Institute of Australia: 

http://www.planning.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=684&Itemid=618

PIA. (2005). About Planning. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from Planning Institute of Australia: http://www.planning.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=684&Itemid=618

PIA et al. (n.d.). Retrieved October 7, 2009, from Healthy Spaces and Places: http://www.healthyplaces.org.au/site/index.php

Planning Institute of Australia. (2005). Urban Design Chapter. Retrieved September 25, 2009, from Planning Institute of Australia: http://www.planning.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=162&Itemid=209

Queensland Transport. (2009, July). Varsity Station Village Master Plan. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from Varsity Station Village: http://www.varsitystationvillage.com.au/news_publications.html

Roam, D. (2009). Back of the Napkin. London: Marshall Cavendish.

Roy Morgan. (2007). Roy Morgan Value Cross. Retrieved October 2009, 10, from Roy Morgan: http://www.roymorgan.com/products/values-segments/values-segments.cfm

RTA. (1999). Beyond the Pavement. Sydney: Roads and Transit Authority NSW.

RUDI. (2009). Placemkaing 2009. London: RUDI.

Southbank Corporation. (2009). About Southbank Corporation. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from www.southbankcorporation.com.au: 

http://www.southbankcorporation.com.au/files/attachments/South%20Bank%20Corporation%20Fact%20Sheet_0.pdf

The Hornery Institute & Hassell. (2004, August). Kelvin Grove Urban Village Integrated Master Plan Report. Brisbane, QLD: Queensland Government + QUT.

Think Exist.com. (1999-2009). James Castle Quotes. Retrieved October 6, 2009, from Think

Exist.com: http://thinkexist.com/quotes/james_castle/Thomas, G. (2002). S.A.D. = Sustainable And Delightful: a designer's guide to sustainable site planning. Brisbane: QUT.

Tibbalds, F. (2001). Making People Friendly Towns. New York: Spon press.UDAL (QLD). (2003).

Agenda for Urban Quality. Brisbane: UDAL (QLD).Urban Design Group. (2003).

About the Urban Design Group. Retrieved September 30, 2009, from Urban Design Group: http://www.udg.org.uk/?section_id=8Urban Intiatives. (2003).

The Councillor's Guide to Urban Design. London: CABE.

USA Department of Transport. (2008). Highway History. Retrieved October 6, 2009, from Federal High Administrration: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/urbandesign.cfm

Waits, M., & Fulton, W. (2003). Which Way Scottsdale. Tempe: The Morrison Institute. 


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