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Reclaiming the City


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Preface. An introduction to mixed use development. Part One: Why study mixed use development? A history of mixed uses. Mixed use development as an agent of sustainability. Cities, tourism and mixed uses. Part Two: Mixed use development: theory. Mixed use development and the property market. Mixed uses and urban design. Crime and mixed use development. Part Three: Mixed use development in practice. Local policy and mixed uses. Why developers build mixed use schemes. Mixed use and exclusion in the international city. Mixed use development: some conclusions. Index.

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Andy Coupland


'Reclaiming the City offers a series of essays and case studies whose diversity and variety are unified by their advocacy and enthusiasm for mixed use' - The Lecturer, October 1997

'This new book shines welcome light through the fog that has characterized the debate about mixed use development in the UK recently.' - Urban Villages Forum

'...a timely study...well illustrated' - Geography

'...a useful addition to an all too restricted literature on a highly topical aspect of public policy' - Journal of Urban Design

"very timely...useful...wide ranging book...raises important issues...I would certainly commend Reclaiming the City to anyone interested in mixed-use development" - Town Planning Review

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