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- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 90.00
In this innovative work, Lukasz Stanek frames a uniquely contextual appreciation of Henri Lefebvre's idea that space is a social product. Stanek explicitly confronts both the philosophical and the empirical foundations of Lefebvre's oeuvre, especially his direct involvement in the fields of urban development, planning, and architecture. Countering... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 18.95
Time and again, Vancouver is recognized internationally as one of the best places to live. It achieved that reputation by breaking rules and forging its own brand of North American urbanism. City Making in Paradise details the nine most important decisions made in the Greater Vancouver region since the 1940s. Authors Mike Harcourt and Ken Cameron... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 15.99
Every morning, the architect and writer Michael Sorkin walks downtown from his Greenwich Village apartment through Washington Square to his Tribeca office. Sorkin isn?t in a hurry, and he never ignores his surroundings. Instead, he pays careful, close attention. And in Twenty Minutes in Manhattan , he explains what he sees, what he imagines, what... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 60.00
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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 49.95
In recent years and decades, dealing with the architectural legacy of the industrial age has been an increasingly common task for urban planning: industrial buildings and sites, infrastructure, and residential areas that have become vacant lots as a result of structural transformation cannot, if only because of their dimensions, be ignored within the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Public Places - Urban Spaces is a holistic guide to the many complex and interacting dimensions of urban design. The discussion moves systematically through ideas, theories, research and the practice of urban design from an unrivalled range of sources. It aids the reader by gradually building the concepts one upon the other towards a total view of... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Fit is a book about architecture and society that seeks to fundamentally change how architects and the public think about the task of design. Distinguished architect and urbanist Robert Geddes argues that buildings, landscapes, and cities should be designed to fit: fit the purpose, fit the place, fit future possibilities. Fit replaces old paradigms,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Frameworks for Policy Analysis argues that, in order to bring relevance back to policy analysis, we need to approach policy situations as complex phenomena and employ multiple ways of looking at things in order to understand the essential elements of each policy case. The book is an exploration of distinct, sometimes radically different, models for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
"A model city, the hope of democracy" ? John Nolan on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive writings, personal correspondence and some of his most significant works. While John Nolen is best known as a city planner, he trained... more...