OverviewUsing verifiable figures and drawing on professional experience, this argument for the "dividend" generated from high-quality, preinvestment design investigates the benefits and impact of good design upon all facets of an urban area—the community, businesses, employees, the general public, city officials, and the developer.
Reviews"Urban Design and the Bottom Line is in a class by itself. Its useful format, comprehensive coverage and universal context make it a required addition to the designer's library." —Landscape Architecture Magazine
Author BiographyDennis Jerke, ASLA, is vice president and division manager for urban design and planning at Carter & Burgess, Inc., where he oversees land planning and landscape architecture for large-scale land development and public projects. He lives in Houston, Texas.