Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Valutazione media 4,32
( su 2.024 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780141047546: Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Happy city is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living this is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? why are some cities a joy to live in?as charles montgomery reveals, it's not how much money your neighbours earn, or how pleasant the climate is that makes the most difference. Journeying to dozens of cities - from atlanta to bogotá to vancouver - he talks to the new champions of the happy city to explore the urban innovations already transforming people's lives. He meets the visionary colombian mayor who turned some of the world's most dangerous roads into an urban cycling haven; the danish architect who brought the lessons of medieval tuscan towns to modern-day copenhagen; and the new york city transport commissioner who turned the gridlock of times square into a place to lounge in the sun. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the fascinating realm of urban experimentation, happy city offers solutions we can all use to improve our livesandshows that simple changes can make all the difference. 'do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? montgomery encourages us to ask without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer' the new york times book review 'excellent . . montgomery believes in the importance of smart town planning and happy city is a compendium of its major ideas' will dean, independent charles montgomery is a journalist and urban experimentalist from vancouver, canada. His writings on urban planning, psychology, culture, and history have appeared in magazines and journals on three continents. He is the author of one previous book, and was an original member of the bmw guggenheim lab.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Charles Montgomery is a journalist and urban experimentalist from Vancouver, Canada. His writings on urban planning, psychology, culture, and history have appeared in magazines and journals on three continents. He is the author of one previous book, and was an original member of the BMW Guggenheim Lab.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century s problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city livingThis is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why are some cities a joy to live in?As Charles Montgomery reveals, it s not how much money your neighbours earn, or how pleasant the climate is that makes the most difference. Journeying to dozens of cities - from Atlanta to Bogota to Vancouver - he talks to the new champions of the happy city to explore the urban innovations already transforming people s lives. He meets the visionary Colombian mayor who turned some of the world s most dangerous roads into an urban cycling haven; the Danish architect who brought the lessons of medieval Tuscan towns to modern-day Copenhagen; and the New York City transport commissioner who turned the gridlock of Times Square into a place to lounge in the sun.Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the fascinating realm of urban experimentation, Happy City offers solutions we can all use to improve our livesandshows that simple changes can make all the difference. Do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? Montgomery encourages us to ask without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer The New York Times Book Review Excellent . . . Montgomery believes in the importance of smart town planning and Happy City is a compendium of its major ideas Will Dean, IndependentCharles Montgomery is a journalist and urban experimentalist from Vancouver, Canada. His writings on urban planning, psychology, culture, and history have appeared in magazines and journals on three continents. He is the author of one previous book, and was an original member of the BMW Guggenheim Lab. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,94
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century s problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city livingThis is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why are some cities a joy to live in?As Charles Montgomery reveals, it s not how much money your neighbours earn, or how pleasant the climate is that makes the most difference. Journeying to dozens of cities - from Atlanta to Bogota to Vancouver - he talks to the new champions of the happy city to explore the urban innovations already transforming people s lives. He meets the visionary Colombian mayor who turned some of the world s most dangerous roads into an urban cycling haven; the Danish architect who brought the lessons of medieval Tuscan towns to modern-day Copenhagen; and the New York City transport commissioner who turned the gridlock of Times Square into a place to lounge in the sun.Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the fascinating realm of urban experimentation, Happy City offers solutions we can all use to improve our livesandshows that simple changes can make all the difference. Do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? Montgomery encourages us to ask without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer The New York Times Book Review Excellent . . . Montgomery believes in the importance of smart town planning and Happy City is a compendium of its major ideas Will Dean, IndependentCharles Montgomery is a journalist and urban experimentalist from Vancouver, Canada. His writings on urban planning, psychology, culture, and history have appeared in magazines and journals on three continents. He is the author of one previous book, and was an original member of the BMW Guggenheim Lab. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,37
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Charles Montgomery Charles Montgomery
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Quantità: 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97801410475460000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,37
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin 2015-02-05 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 5
Da
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin 2015-02-05, 2015. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria NU-GRD-05201583

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,82
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,35
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

MONTGOMERY CHARLE
Editore: PENGUIN BOOKS (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: > 20
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro PENGUIN BOOKS, 2015. Condizione libro: New. Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: JFF; JFSG; RGC; RNT; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,94
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Irlanda a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

MONTGOMERY CHARLE
Editore: PENGUIN BOOKS
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: > 20
Da
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro PENGUIN BOOKS. Condizione libro: New. Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: JFF; JFSG; RGC; RNT; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,07
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, Charles Montgomery, Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. This is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why are some cities a joy to live in? As Charles Montgomery reveals, it's not how much money your neighbours earn, or how pleasant the climate is that makes the most difference. Journeying to dozens of cities - from Atlanta to Bogota to Vancouver - he talks to the new champions of the happy city to explore the urban innovations already transforming people's lives. He meets the visionary Colombian mayor who turned some of the world's most dangerous roads into an urban cycling haven; the Danish architect who brought the lessons of medieval Tuscan towns to modern-day Copenhagen; and the New York City transport commissioner who turned the gridlock of Times Square into a place to lounge in the sun. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the fascinating realm of urban experimentation, Happy City offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference. "Do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? Montgomery encourages us to ask without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer". (The New York Times Book Review). "Excellent.Montgomery believes in the importance of smart town planning and Happy City is a compendium of its major ideas". (Will Dean, Independent). Charles Montgomery is a journalist and urban experimentalist from Vancouver, Canada. His writings on urban planning, psychology, culture, and history have appeared in magazines and journals on three continents. He is the author of one previous book, and was an original member of the BMW Guggenheim Lab. Codice libro della libreria B9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 5,79
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,78
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Charles Montgomery Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin Books (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 20
Da
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books, 2015. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria EH9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,60
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,99
Da: Germania a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Charles Montgomery
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd 2015-02-05, London (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd 2015-02-05, London, 2015. paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780141047546

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 10,36
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,36
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Montgomery, Charles
Editore: Penguin (2015)
ISBN 10: 0141047542 ISBN 13: 9780141047546
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin, 2015. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Codice libro della libreria mon0001419826

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,03
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,23
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro