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Ride a Bike! Reclaim the city

Ride a Bike! Reclaim the city

Ride a Bike! Reclaim the city

$57.99

Becker, Annette + Peter Cachola Schmal
Birkhauser 2018
SKU: S00993

Bicycles as a means of transport in cities are playing an ever more important role. The reasons are: reduction of motorcar traffic, sustainable traffic planning, reduction of noise and exhaust emissions, enhancement of the value of public space, healthier form of transport, savings potential in national health services and infrastructure expenditure. The book illustrates urban design ideas and architectural projects which go far beyond purely redesigning road layouts; its eight essays focus on the trend in urban design, landscape design, and traffic planning, it introduces eight exemplary bicycle traffic concepts in various cities (Barcelona, Copenhagen, Karlsruhe, New York, and Paris amongst others), and presents 28 forward-looking individual bicycle infrastructure projects. 


CL/ 256 pp.