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- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00
This volume examines various key topics of urban commons theoretically and empirically through a wide spectrum of international case studies providing perspectives from a variety of cities as diverse as Berlin, Hyderabad and Seoul. A wider discussion of commons in current scientific and activist literature from housing, public space, to... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 14.95
The model industrial village of Port Sunlight was founded by the soap manufacturer W. H. Lever (later Lord Leverhulme) in 1888 for the factory workers of his firm of Lever Brothers. The village was acclaimed from the first as exemplifying the best in English town planning and house design, and greatly influenced subsequent industrial villages such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation opens up the social and political aspects of our built environment, and the way that the eventual users may shape it. Divided into... more...
Open Design, a Stakeholder-oriented Approach in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Project ManagementIOS Press 2006; US$ 100.00
Open Design refers to a stakeholder-oriented approach in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Project Management, as developed by the Chair of Computer Aided Design and Planning of Delft University of Technology. This edition collects the following three volumes on Open Design: 1) Open Design, a Collaborative Approach to Architecture, offering concepts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 66.95
Intimate Metropolis explores connections between the modern city, its architecture, and its citizens, by questioning traditional conceptualizations of public and private. Rather than focusing purely on public spaces?such as streets, cafés, gardens, or department stores?or on the domestic sphere, the book investigates those spaces and practices... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 80.00
Introducing the first all-in-one guide to site furniture principles, processes, and best practices Furniture matters?outdoors as well as in. Understanding the connections between site and site furniture enhances the creative opportunities for designers of outdoor spaces and increases their ability to influence the long-term success of the spaces... more...
- 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...
- Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 35.00
Here Comes the Sun looks at how social reformers, planners and architects in the early twentieth century tried to remake the city in the image of a sunlit, ordered utopia. While much has been written about architectural modernism, Worpole concentrates less on buildings and more on the planning of the spaces in-between ? the parks, public squares,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Public monuments to significant individuals or to political concepts are all too familiar. But the notions underlying them are not so obvious. Sergiusz Michalski traces the history of the public monument from the 1870s, when erecting them became an artistic, political and social pre-occupation, to today when the distinction between public monuments... more...
- Beuth 2012; US$ 136.46
Mobil ohne Hindernisse: Die hier zusammengetragenen technischen Festlegungen bilden die Basis zum Planen und Bauen barrierefreier Anlagen. Alle Normen tragen dem Grundsatz des § 4 BGG Behindertengleichstellungsgesetzes Rechnung, dass bauliche Anlagen für Menschen mit Behinderungen in der allgemein üblichen Weise, ohne besondere Erschwernis und grundsätzlich... more...