By Jasper Rubin
to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the outfitted atmosphere but additionally the most important forces which have been at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas components similar to new transportation know-how and financial restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the influence of neighborhood, grassroots efforts by means of planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.
the 1st version of A Negotiated Landscape gained the 2012 prize for most sensible ebook in making plans heritage from the foreign making plans background Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years considering the fact that that variation used to be released. For this moment variation, Rubin offers a brand new concluding bankruptcy that updates the development of making plans on San Francisco’s waterfront and examines debates over the most recent visions for its development.
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A Negotiated Landscape: The Transformation of San Francisco’s Waterfront since 1950 (Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ) by Jasper Rubin