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Whyte's 'Social Life' Classic Back In print!

Project for Public Spaces

The 1980 study of New York's plazas started a mini-revolution in urban planning and design, laying the groundwork for a major movement to change the way public spaces are built and planned.

PPS President, Fred Kent says "Holly Whyte was both our mentor and our friend. With the publication of The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces and its companion film in 1980, the world could see that through the basic tools of observation and interviews, we can learn an immense amount about how to make our cities more livable. In doing so, Holly Whyte laid the groundwork for a major movement to change the way public spaces are built and planned. It is our pleasure to offer this important book back to the world it is helping to transform".

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THE SOCIAL LIFE OF SMALL URBAN SPACES (BOOK)

Price: $28 Non-Member Price: $35

THE SOCIAL LIFE OF SMALL URBAN SPACES (VIDEO)

Price: $20 Non-Member Price: $25

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ALSO AVAILABLE:

HOW TO TURN A PLACE AROUND: A Handbook for Creating Successful Public Spaces

Price: $24 Non-Member Price:$30

"How to Turn a Place Around" should be on the bookshelf of every urban designer and landscape architect - if not for themselves, then for their clients." Landscape Architecture

A user-friendly and common sense guide for everyone from community residents to mayors on how to create successful places. The ideas presented in this book reflect Project for Public Spaces' twenty-five years of experience in helping people to understand and improve their public spaces. The community-based and "place oriented" process outlined in this book is organized around the eleven basic principles of creating successful public spaces along with methods that anyone can use to evaluate a space.

For details on all pps publications visit:

http://209.11.96.227/Publications_Videos.htm

Related Link: Project for Public Spaces

For more information contact:

Harriet Festing
Project for Public Spaces
153 Waverly Place, 4th Floor
New York
NY 10014-3872
U.S.A

Phone: 212 620 5660
Fax: 212 620 3821
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.pps.org

Published on:
March 1, 2002 - 11:19am
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