Spaced Out, First Edition : A Guide to Best Contemporary Urban Spaces in the UK
Rachel TennantISBN: 0750661429; 9780750661423;
Book DescriptionThis beautifully illustrated guide celebrates some of the most significant award winning public spaces in major cities in the UK and Ireland over the last ten years. Dealing with a range of contemporary and innovating designed landscapes from urban spaces to public parks, this book focuses on those that have been awarded the highest design accolade from the Royal Institute of British Architects, The Royal Town and Planning Institute, The Landscape Institute and The Civic Trust. Focusing on designs in ten major cities, and providing a snappy synopsis of each of the spaces in terms of its design statement, function, location, design team and award commentary, It illustrates to the reader what makes 'good design' in the public realm, providing both information and inspiration. * Beautifully illustrated guide to award winning contemporary urban spaces in the UK and Ireland * Covers a diverse selection of spaces from parks to water fronts to city...