'This is not a cheap book but it could be a very useful reference for potential clients and practitioners looking for inspiration and reassurance of what is possible. [...] Finally the book allow us to evaluate what good urban design has achieved in the recent past and as such it gives a seal of approval to the professions involved', Urban Design
From the Inside Flap
THE PUBLIC CHANCE is a visual analysis of 30 urban landscapes of opportunity. The projects selected are grouped according to scene of origin:
- Industrial areas
- Peripheral voids
Each project is located:
- within surroundings of 60 km2 at a scale of 1:20,000
- within surroundings of 3.5 km2 at a scale of 1:10,000.
Each intervention undergoes a layer analysis:
The 20 most used strategies arise from the comparison of all the projects.