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Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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  • The Role of Place Identity in the Perception, Understanding, and Design of Built Environmentsby Casakin Hernan; Bernardo Fatima

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 29.00

    Readers of this e-book will gain an insight on the role of identity as a basis for the perception, experience, and appreciation of the form of built structures. It explains knowledge in relation to place identity, focusing both on people's identity, and related factors which play a part in this process, and most of all on a science of identity in the... more...

  • Urban Commonsby Mary Dellenbaugh; Markus Kip; Majken Bieniok; Agnes Müller; Martin Schwegmann

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 31.66

    Urban space is a commons: simultaneously a sphere of human cooperation and negotiation and its product. Understanding urban space as a commons means that the much sought-after productivity of the city precedes rather than results from strategies of the state and capital. This approach challenges assumptions of urbanization as capital-driven,... more...

  • In the Wake of a Local Government Initiativeby S. RAMAZANOGULLARI TURGUT; E.Ç. CEYLAN

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 160.00

    This book is the first and, so far, only publication to elaborate on all the stages of one of the many “Urban Regeneration” projects implemented in Turkey in recent years.The authors detail the operation and management processes of the municipality where the initiative is taking place, in addition to the people involved and the duties they... more...

  • Der Kaiser im Kriegby Johannes Griebel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 147.92

    With its richly figurative friezes, the column of Marcus Aurelius is a key monument of Roman art concerned with representing power. Yet it has always been regarded and interpreted as being overshadowed by Trajan?s column. The present study abandons this point of view. Starting from a systematic analysis of the visual material, it investigates... more...

  • Griechische Städteanlagenby Armin von Gerkan

    De Gruyter 1924; US$ 116.21

    Griechische St Dteanlagen: Untersuchungen Zur Entwicklung Des St Dtebaues Im Altertum. more...

  • Urban Design: Method and Techniquesby Rafael Cuesta; Christine Sarris; Paola Signoretta; J.C Moughtin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    This book deals with a wide range of techniques used in the urban design process. It then goes on to relate these techniques to a unique, comprehensive account of method. A method of urban design is developed which has sustainability and environmental protection at the centre of its philosophy. Previously, literature regarding the urban design method... more...

  • Access for Allby Wolfgang Christ

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 47.51

    Erschließung und auch Barrierefreiheit sind zentrale Themen in der Architektur und im Urbanismus. Es gilt, Gebäude zu erschließen, sowohl horizontal, als auch vertikal, ihre technische Erschließung zu gewährleisten, es gilt aber auch, ganze Straßen, Wege, Parks, Plätze und gar Städte und Regionen zu erschließen. Die Erschließung ermöglicht einen Zugang.... more...

  • De Urban Decision Room/The Urban Decision Roomby P.P. van Loon; E. Heurkens; S. Bronkhorst

    IOS Press 2008; Not Available

    This book (with the English and Dutch text in one edition) is intended to give the reader a simple introduction to the Urban Decision Room (UDR) system in definitions and diagrams. It demonstrates the model-based construction of the UDR system in terms of urban planning, and focuses on its planning methodological function in design and decision-making... more...

  • Metropolis Berlinby Iain Boyd Whyte; David Frisby

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 85.00

    Metropolis Berlin: 1880-1940 reconstitutes the built environment of Berlin during the period of its classical modernity using over two hundred contemporary texts, virtually all of which are published in English translation for the first time. They are from the pens of those who created Berlin as one of the world?s great cities and those who observed... more...

  • Stuttgart 21by Frank Brettschneider; Wolfgang Schuster

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 26.64

    ?Stuttgart 21? war in den letzten Jahren eines der umstrittensten Infrastrukturprojekte in Deutschland. Es ist zugleich ein Projekt zwischen Protest und Akzeptanz. Im August 2010 entfaltet der Protest mit dem Abriss des Nordflügels des Stuttgarter Bahnhofs seine Dynamik. Die Medienaufmerksamkeit war groß. Es folgte der 30.9.2010, an dem es im Stuttgarter... more...