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Issue 3.1

Urban Design Thinking: A Conceptual Toolkit

The twenty-first century, or the “Century of the City,” involves rapid urbanization in ways that are divergent from historical patterns; cities are growing at an unprecedented scale, rate, location, form, and function. As such, courageous ways of thinking are needed to make sense of this new urban landscape. Urban Design Thinking: A Conceptual Toolkit serves this purpose. By combining empirical observations and case studies with theory, this book appeals to scholars and practitioners in the fields of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, and urban design, as well as design enthusiasts and urbanists…