From Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design

WAYNE ATTOE is an urban designer and author in Canberra, Australia. His books include Skylines: Understanding and Molding Urban Silhouettes (1981), Architecture and the Critical Imagination (1978), and Urban Design: Reshaping Our Cities with Anne Vernez Moudon. He is subject of the monograph Gordon Cullen: Visions of Urban Design by David Gasling (1996).

EMILY AXEROD is a planner and the Executive Director of the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence and has worked in urban planning in both the public and private sectors in San Francisco and Boston. He is subject of the monograph Gordon Cullen: Visions of Urban Design by David Gasling (1996).

EDMUND N.BACON , author of Design of Cities (1967), is known for his career-long focus upon one American city, Philadelphia, where he was Director of the Planning Commission from 1949 until retirement in 1970. His recognitions include the 1990 International Union of Architects Abercrombie Prize for Town Planning. He is a senior fellow of the Urban Land Institute. He is subject of the monograph Gordon Cullen: Visions of Urban Design by David Gasling (1996).

MICHAEL J.BEDNAR, FAIA , is a senior faculty member of Architecture at University of Virginia School of Architecture. He is a practicing architect in Charlottesville, Virginia, and former chair of the Charlottesville Planning Commission. His books include The New Atrium (1986) and Interior Pedestrian Places (1989). He is subject of the monograph Gordon Cullen: Visions of Urban...

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