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urban planning

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Long term planning for additions and improvements to the spatial organization and content of urban areas. It concerns planning for interaction between people, businesses, government, transportation infrastructure, mass transit, water and power infrastructure, pollution, waste management, and other broad and long term interests in an urban setting. For the overall management of urban areas, encompassing the setting of objectives for urban life, the establishment of policies, and the planning, development, operation, and maintenance of the urban environment and services, use "urban management." For the field concerned with designing the specific appearance and function of cities, use “urban design.”

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Baghdad - Tahrir Square Planning

Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes a large portion of the extant architectural drawings and designs of the late Iraqi architect, Rifat Chadirji (December 6, 1926 – April 10, 2020), and some of the work of his architectural firm, Iraq Consult. Included are works from throughout his career, from original student drawing compositions from 1950-1951 through to the last planning project in Baghdad with which he was involved circa 1982. Many of the drawings are pencil or ink on tissue, drawing...
Dates: 1950s - 1990s

Frederick J. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0307
Abstract Frederick Johnstone Adams was a city planner and a member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1932 to 1964. He helped establish the City and Regional Planning Program at MIT and was later head of the department, 1944-1957. This collection contains personal and professional papers of Frederick J. Adams, a professor of the Department of Architecture, and later the Department of City and Regional Planning at MIT. A small number of reports and administrative...
Dates: 1931 - 1978

Isfahan Urban History Project

Identifier: AKDC-2015-0004
Overview The contents of the Isfahan Urban History Project Archive are the culminating efforts of Lisa Golombek, Renata Holod, Claus Breede, and Juliette Yaghubi-Nassab, which document the research team’s fieldwork and subsequent projects related to the study of Isfahan’s pre-modern urban development. Comprising the fieldwork are notebooks, sketchbooks, research indexes and files, maps, drawings, photography and color slides depicting the city's street patterns, service nodes, monuments and domestic...
Dates: ca. 1966 - 1979

Joint Center for Urban Studies, records of the Guayana [Guiana] Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0292
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains correspondence, reports, and drafts of working papers of members of the Joint Center for Urban Studies Guayana Project in Venezuela. Report topics are as follows: A is Public Administration, B is Economic Factors, C is Social Factors, D is Physical Planning-Regional, E is Physical Planning-Urban, F is General and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1961 - 1969

Karen R. Polenske papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0691