Rethinking the quality of urban environments: book review of ‘Good Urbanism: Six Steps to Creating Prosperous Places’ by Nan Ellin

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Professional and academic advancement regarding the special link we have with our spaces and its effects on our wellbeing has been a journey of advocacy and knowledge over past decades. The book 'Good Urbanism: Six steps to creating Prosperous places' by Nan Ellin not only sits in this cadre, but expands the debate by addressing head-on, the issue of people-place-prosperity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-233
Number of pages4
JournalArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2016


  • prosperity
  • Urbanism
  • city design
  • urban environments
  • people-place-prosperity
  • sustainability
  • people
  • cities
  • urban design

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