Urbanism

Urbanism is the study of how inhabitants of urban areas, such as towns and cities, interact with the built environment.

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing
Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America
Poverty Safari
Data Feminism
Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention
Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America
Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America
The Municipalists
Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London
This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live
Trans-Europe Express
How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood
Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness
The Language of Cities
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier
The Image of the City
Cities for People
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
The Economy of Cities
Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

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The development of an informal public life depends people finding and enjoying one another outside the cash nexus.
Ray Oldenburg, The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

The course of urban development in America is pushing the individual toward that line seperating proud independence from pitiable isolation.
Ray Oldenburg, The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

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