My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£40.99

Add to basket
Price in Euros €46.60
Price in USD $52.95
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive

Jenny Donovan

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 224

  • Publisher: Routledge

  • Date Published: Jan 2018

  • Stock Code: 91482

  • ISBN: 9781138183872

  • Binding: Paperback

Average Rating: Be the first to rate this product!
Your Rating:
Total rating: 0 out of 5
Total votes: 0

Description

Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs. This book considers how our surroundings frame the opportunities to meet these needs by influencing both what we can do and what we want to do; either inspiring us to lead healthy, fulfilled lives or consigning us to diminished lives tainted by ill health and unfulfilled potential.

Designing the Compassionate City looks at how those who participate in designing towns and cities can collaborate with those who live in them to create places that help people to accumulate the life lessons, experiences and achievements, and forge the connections to meet their needs, to thrive and to fulfil their potential. The book explores a number of inspiring case studies that have sought to meet this challenge and examines what has worked and what hasn’t. From this, some conclusions are drawn about how we can all participate in creating places that leave a lasting legacy of empowerment and commitment to nurturing one another. It is essential reading for students and practitioners designing happier, healthier places.

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2019, compiled by AECOM, still provides the most accurate, detailed and... (more)

£145.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2019, compiled by AECOM, still provides the most accurate, detailed and... (more)

£145.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2019

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Law in Practice: 3rd Edition

Law in Practice: 3rd Edition

Intensely practical and clearly written, Law in Practice is the definitive jargon-free, professional guide to the law as it relates to a... (more)

£42.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive Law in Practice: 3rd Edition

The Environmental Design Pocketbook: (2nd Edition)Extract is available for this book

The Environmental Design Pocketbook: (2nd Edition)

The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd edition places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips... (more)

£25.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive The Environmental Design Pocketbook: (2nd Edition)

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient HomesExtract is available for this book

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy... (more)

£27.00

Add to basket
Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes

Recently Viewed