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- 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$ 70.00
Clearly demonstrates the specific characteristics that make for comprehensible, friendly and controllable places; 'Responsive Environments' - as opposed to the alienating environments often imposed today. By means of sketches and diagrams, it shows how they may be designed in to places or buildings. This is a practical book about architecture and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The Earth?s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But how do we act successfully? And what?s the backup plan... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
Discussions on the global economy focus on the hyper-mobility of capital, the possibility of instantaneous transmission of information and money around the globe, the centrality of information outputs to our economic systems and emphasise the neutralisation of geography and of places. What is ignored, however, is that even the most advanced information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
Based on original research, this book focuses on the importance of the producer-user connection, the changing balance between national and foreign firms and the need for learning in industry and government. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 186.00
Since the formal raising of the Iron Curtain, there has been much interest in post-socialism and the process of post-socialist transition. This timely book provides a systematic review and analysis of the process of ?transition?. Herrschel: explores recent theories, concepts and debates on post-socialism and the notion of transition provides... more...