TITLE

The San Jose Experience: Vision, Plan, Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Aidala, Thomas R.; Skevos, Rita
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm;Winter2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the vision, plan and strategy for the redevelopment of San Jose, California. The author believes that the redesign of cities should not be a vote on popular taste. He also emphasizes that a city undergoing redevelopment solicits a second-rate environment and diminished quality of life without a first-rate design staff to make informed judgments and avoid straying from agreed upon goals. Accordingly, having respected professionals on staff is crucial in making informed decisions in development and design.
ACCESSION #
25758678

 

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