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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 69.95
In future, buildings that make sense from a bioclimatic perspective will not be the exception; planners will simply be expected to design them. With its wealth of facts, this book serves as a concrete aid to planning and design. With the planning process as its roadmap, it accompanies the planner from the basic evaluation stage through conception and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Quantum City explores the metaphorical relationships between quantum theory, urban design and the concept of the city, with a very serious aim: to radically change the way the urban realm is both experienced and designed. Using the terminology and themes of quantum theory and the 'new physics', the author draws the reader into an intriguing discussion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative model and as an inspiration. Rosenau traces the progress... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the 1980s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and monotonous, this collection of essays by eminent scholars... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Bringing together leading scholars in the fields of criminology, international law, philosophy and architectural history and theory, this book examines the interrelationships between architecture and justice, highlighting the provocative and curiously ambiguous juncture between the two. Illustrated by a range of disparate and diverse case studies,... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 99.95
Designing to Heal explores what happens to communities that have suffered disasters, either natural or man-made, and what planners and urban designers can do to give the affected communities the best possible chance of recovery. It examines the relationship that people have with their surroundings and the profound disruption to people's lives that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95
'This will be by far the best book on the place of architecture, especially monumental public architecture, in Japanese history and culture ... It is a major contribution to the cultural history of Japan.' - Martin Collcutt, Princeton more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95
In Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale. Working from a strong theoretical base, the author uses case studies and... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
This book, part of a series of four, offers a detailed analysis of urban design, covering the streets, squares and buildings that make up the public face of towns and cities. It outlines the theory of the principal features of urban design from which method is developed and provides a better understanding of the main elements of urban design. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The American landscape is an extremely complex terrain born from a history of collective and individual experiences. These created environments, which all may be called metropolitan landscapes, constantly challenge students and professionals in the fields of architecture, design and planning to consider new ways of making lively public places. This... more...