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- Wiley 2014; US$ 156.95
The construction and operation of highways has a significant impact on the environment. While such impact is impossible to avoid, modern highways are constructed and landscaped to minimise these impacts as far as possible. Good landscaping minimises the impact on those living or working close to the highway, while at the same time regenerating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges?not only through the known conflicts between monument preservation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Consider this ? How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What innovations arise from multidisciplinary and cross-scalar... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
Through a detailed study of the principal spaces of Italian cities, this book explores the relationship between political systems and their methods of representation in architecture. Illustrated by contemporary photographs and analytical drawings, it examines significant piazzas in their social and political contexts, highlighting the urban evidence... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 63.95
With sustainability becoming an increasing concern worldwide, existing markets for environmental consultancies are growing and new ones are coming on stream all the time. Editied by a co-recipant of 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Sustainable Development Partnerships is one of the first book that brings together professional knowledge from every aspect of the... more...
- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95
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...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Piazza San Marco is a dynamic open space organically connected to the buildings which frame it. It shows how much is lost if the ensemble is divided into the individual structures of Doges' Palace, Basilica of San Marco, Campanile and so on, each 'marvellous' in their own right but functionally separate. Here a different story is told... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.67
Ein steinernes Viadukt mitten durch Berlin, es prägt das Stadtbild von Friedrichshain bis Charlottenburg und ist für den öffentlichen Nahverkehr der Hauptstadt seit über 130 Jahren unverzichtbar; die Rede ist von der Berliner Stadtbahn. Die Geschichte dieses architektonischen Meisterwerkes ist Gegenstand dieses Buches. Erläutert werden die Gründe für... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
This popular and influential work, translated here into English for the first time, argues that modern urbanism has upset the morphology of cities, abolished their streets and isolated their buildings. In tracing the stages of this transformation, this book presents the view that the urban tissue, the intermediate scale between the architecture of... more...