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- DescriptionPoor Richard, ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners brings together more common sense proverbs, astute observations, and general rules of thumb for anyone interested in the future of our cities. In doing so, author MARK DAVID MAJOR again draws from a dizzyingly array of sources for inspiration including the artistic movements of Modernism, obscure African, European and Oriental proverbs, and even the Old and New Testaments. These witticisms are often eloquent, sometimes biting, and always insightful; even occasionally bizarre in the absence of deeper thought. They offer a valuable resource for the entire year, daily reminders for everyone involved in the building of our cities about their better angels and warning against the worse demons of human nature. The clear message of Poor Richard, ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners, with foreword by STEVE MOUZON (author of The Original Green), is we can do better for our cities and we must do better for our cities. Poor Richard, YET ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners offers more common sense proverbs, astute observations, and general rules of thumbs about architecture, urban design, town planning, and much more in the third and final volume of the Poor Richard series. Author MARK DAVID MAJOR blends original ideas with adapted wisdom in an easy-to-read manner designed to spark deeper thought about hearth and home, streets and cities, and people and society. Poor Richard, YET ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the built environment. Poor Richard's witticisms are often eloquent, sometimes biting, occasionally opaque in the absence of reflection, and always insightful. They offer a valuable resource for the entire year. A clarion call and warning for everyone involved in the creation of our built environments to embrace their better angels and reject the worse demons of human nature. The clear message of Poor Richard, YET ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners, with foreword by ANDY BOREAU (author of Emerging Trends in Transportation Planning), is we can do better and we must do better for the built environment and our cities.
- Author BiographyDR. MARK DAVID MAJOR, AICP, CNU-A is a Professor of Urban Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is a certified member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and Congress for New Urbanism, founder of The Outlaw Urbanist architecture and urbanism blog, and graduate of Clemson University and University College London.
- Author(s)Mark David Major
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication30/11/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight149 g
- Width127 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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