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The Humane Metropolis

People And Nature in the Twenty-first Century City (Published in Association With the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

by Rutherford H. Platt

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban communities,
  • United States,
  • Greenbelts,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Planning,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Ecology,
  • Urban ecology,
  • City planning,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8605441M
    ISBN 101558495541
    ISBN 109781558495548

    The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st-Century City [full book] PDF Cover, Contents, Acknowledgments, and Introduction, Humanizing the Exploding Metropolis.   By Rutherford H. Platt A Subversive Little Book “This is a book by people who like cities.” Thus began William H. Whyte Jr.’s introduction to a subversive little book with the polemical title The Exploding Metropolis: A Study of the Assault on Urbanism and How Our Cities Can Resist It (Editors of Fortune , hereinafter cited as TEM).

      Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He is the author of more than eighty books and has lectured extensively around the world. Jeremy's recent publications include Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, Cited by: 3. Get this from a library! The humane metropolis: people and nature in the 21st-century city. [Rutherford H Platt; Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.;] -- "Four-fifths of Americans now live in the nation's sprawling metropolitan areas, and half of the world's population is now classified as "urban." As cities become the dominant living environment for.

    Race, poverty, and the humane metropolis / Carl Anthony --Fortress America: separate and not equal / Edward J. Blakely --The "organization man" in the Twenty-first Century: an urbanist view / Deborah E. Popper and Frank J. Popper --Sustainability programs in the South Bronx / Thalya Parrilla --Designing a more humane metropolis. Metropolis is a German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz n by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge and Brigitte Helm. Erich Pommer produced it in the Babelsberg Studios for Universum Film A.G. (UFA). The silent film is regarded as a pioneering science-fiction movie, being among the first Music by: Gottfried Huppertz.


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The Humane Metropolis by Rutherford H. Platt Download PDF EPUB FB2

" The Humane Metropolis introduces a new generation to William H. Whyte's visionary ideas on the role of nature in the city, and outlines the steps we must take to strike a balance between humans and nature in America's 21st-century urban areas."―Robert D. Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association and Practice Professor,Cited by: The Humane Metropolis seeks to further efforts to make metropolitan regions more habitable, more healthy and safe, more ecological, and more equitable - in short, more humane.

The Humane Metropolis seeks to further efforts to make metropolitan regions more habitable, more healthy and safe, more ecological, and more equitable - in short, more humane. The past provides the problem and the future provides the opportunity.

Rutherford Platt’s excellent new book provides a perspective, literally a viewpoint, from. Buy The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st-Century City The Humane Metropolis book FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st-Century City: Rutherford H.

Platt: : Books. "The Humane Metropolis introduces a new generation to William H. Whyte's visionary ideas on the role of nature in the city, and outlines the steps we must take to strike a balance between humans and nature in America's 21st-century urban areas."—Robert D. Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association and Practice Professor.

As cities become the dominant living environment for humans, there is growing concern about how to make such places more habitable, more healthy and safe, more ecological, and more equitable—in short, more "humane." This book explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays The Humane Metropolis book case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more.

Book Reviews The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the Twenty-first Century City by Rutherford Platt (Ed.) Clare Rishbeth Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK E-mail: [email protected]© Clare Rishbeth.

Pages   The humane metropolis: people and nature in the 21st-century city Item PreviewPages: The term "The Humane Metropolis" echoes and updates "The Exploding Metropolis", the title of a book of essays by William H.

Whyte, Jane Jacobs, and other "Editors of Fortune Magazine." The Exploding Metropolis challenged two outcomes of America's postwar development boom: "urban sprawl" and "urban renewal.". This book, edited by Rutherford H. Platt, explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays and case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more amenable.

Its point of departure is the legacy of William H. (Holly) Whyte (–), one of America's most admired urban thinkers. Michael Joseph of The This is Metropolis, the novel that the film's screenwriter -- Thea von Harbou, who was director Fritz Lang's wife, and a collaborator in the creation of the film -- this is the novel that Harbou wrote from her own notes/5.

This book explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays and case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more amenable.

Its point of departure is the legacy of William H. Whyte (), one of America’s most admired urban thinkers. - David Shribman, Wall Street Journal “ Nature's Metropolis is that rare historical work which treats nature and the moral force we derive from it seriously The roots of the modern environmental predicament are plainly visible in the economic dynamism that brought about Cited by: As cities become the dominant living evironment for humans, there is growing concern about how to make such places more habitable, more healthy and safe, more ecological, and more equitable―in short, more "humane." This book explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays and case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more /5(7).

The Humane Metropolis Platt, Rutherford H. Published by University of Massachusetts Press Platt, Rutherford H. The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the Twenty-first Century City. Thea Gabriele von Harbou ( - ) was a German screenwriter, novelist, film director, and actress.

She is especially known as the screenwriter of the science fiction film classic Metropolis and the story on which it was based/5(36). The Humane Metropolis explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays and case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more amenable.

Its point of departure is the legacy of William H. Whyte (), one Cited by: 4. This book explores the prospects for a more humane metropolis through a series of essays and case studies that consider why and how urban places can be made greener and more amenable. Its point of departure is the legacy of William H.

Whyte (), one of America's most admired urban thinkers. book, as well as the Humane Metropolis fi lm, and the conference from which both were derived. First, I thank Armando Carbonell and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for supporting the conference and providing additional fi nancial as-sistance as copublisher of this book.

parts of the quest for a humane metropolis. To incorporate these claims fully, how-ever, we need a larger framework than Holly Whyte developed. In his infl uential book, The Organization Man, Whyte criticized the homogeniz-ing infl uence of large corporations and other organizations on the quality of sub-urban life in the s.

This book closes with a survey of issues and techniques for designing a more “humane metropolis” drawing on a variety of disciplines. In so doing, the discussion cycles back to Holly Whyte through reference to some of his practical contributions to the practice of .Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. HUMANE METROPOLIS: PEOPLE AND NATURE IN 21ST-CENTURY CITY By Rutherford H.

Platt **Mint Condition**.Although Gillette's book has been regarded as part of the tradition of utopian romances like the better-known Looking Backward, by Edward Bellamy, it can also be looked on as a serious, if misguided, proposal for organizing the urban world.

Gillette was a tinkerer and inventor, and "Metropolis" represents his verbal working model of a new kind.