Ruth Reed’s book shortlisted for award

Ruth Reed’s book, ‘Building in Arcadia – the case for well-designed rural development’ is one of 4 finalists in the Urban Design Group Book Awards 2020. The judges noted:

Book Cover - Building in Arcadia: The case for well designed rural development
Building in Arcadia: The case for well designed rural development

This year from a longer list of ten or so books we have selected four, which each distil learning from practice in different ways. Urban Lighting for People merges practical knowledge about lighting design with theory and research, Building in Arcadia documents the design challenges encountered in rurality, Walkable City Rules offers a guide for how to negotiate modal shift and Climax City offers an account of why and how cities are shaped and how we can intervene in them in an interactive way. 

Read more at https://www.udg.org.uk/events/national-urban-design-awards/2020/national-urban-design-awards-2020

Ruth’s book is available at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Building-Arcadia-well-designed-rural-development/dp/1859468969 other book retailers and the RIBA bookshop