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Donald Appleyard

Titles by This Author

Conflicting Realities in Ciudad Guayana

When city planners and designers are given the ideal assignment -- to build a new city in the wilderness, unencumbered by an existing urban matrix -- and, at the same time, the site is located in the midst of a resource-rich region that attracts a rapid influx of people who proceed to build for themselves a burgeoning boomtown of indigenous settlements, planned without planners, conflicts are almost inevitable.This book, based on the experience of Ciudad Guayana in Venezuela, demonstrates that the deeper conflicts between planners and people are not only the result of clashes of value or in