Urban pedestrian corridors : derivation of effective design criteria for successful urban pedestrian life

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dc.contributor.advisor Cruz, German T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Nicoson, Jeff en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:40:02Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:40:02Z
dc.date.created 2003 en_US
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 2003 .N53 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187617
dc.description.abstract This study presents a comprehensive overview of pedestrian mall design and associated criteria. The pedestrian has, over time, been removed as the most dominant form of street life by automated and mass transportation. Cities are attempting to solve this dilemma. Several cities have renovated lengths of street to pedestrian malls in the hopes of drawing people back to the downtown environment. Detailed looks at selected case studies provide several relevant criteria including programmed activities, the need for some form of vehicular access and large retail diversity. The criteria were utilized in the design of a pedestrian corridor in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, in conjunction with the renovation of the Louisville Galleria. Two site designs were performed based upon the criteria to provide multiple solutions for the selected site. While the solutions presented represent the work of one individual, others may have a very different approach to the same problem.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent vii, 111 leaves : ill. (some col.), maps , plans (some col., some folded) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Pedestrian facilities design. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Pedestrian areas -- Planning. en_US
dc.title Urban pedestrian corridors : derivation of effective design criteria for successful urban pedestrian life en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1259751 en_US


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