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Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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  • Designing to Healby Jenny Donovan

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 99.95

    Explores what happens to communities that have suffered disasters and how planners and designers can give these communities the best possible chance of recovering. more...

  • Negotiating the Mediated City: Everyday Encounters with Public Screensby Zlatan Krajina

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. more...

  • Architecture and Authority in Japanby William H. Coaldrake

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Design Firstby David Walters; Linda Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Well-grounded in the history and theory of Anglo-American urbanism, this illustrated textbook sets out objectives, policies and design principles for planning new communities and redeveloping existing urban neighborhoods. Drawing from their extensive experience, the authors explain how better plans (and consequently better places) can be created by... more...

  • City Edgeby Esther Charlesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    This series of essays outlines a number of case studies from Europe, North America, Australia and Asia and provides first hand accounts of the experiences that planners, architects and politicians have had in reshaping cities. These insights provide a pragmatic assessment of the challenges and constraints posed by changing patterns of urban growth... more...

  • Urban Design: Green Dimensionsby Peter Shirley; J. C. Moughtin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95

    In Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale. Working from a strong theoretical base, the author uses case studies and... more...

  • Urban Design: Street and Squareby Cliff Moughtin

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    This book, part of a series of four, offers a detailed analysis of urban design, covering the streets, squares and buildings that make up the public face of towns and cities. It outlines the theory of the principal features of urban design from which method is developed and provides a better understanding of the main elements of urban design. This... more...

  • Making the Metropolitan Landscapeby Jacqueline Tatom; Jennifer Stauber

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together for the first time many well known and emerging voices in urban design theory and practice, this volume argues for a progressive and engaged design practice which fully relates to the complexity and diversity of American cities. more...

  • Convivial Urban Spacesby Henry Shaftoe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00

    Despite developments in urban design during the last few decades, architects, urban planners and designers often continue to produce areas of bland, commercially led urban fabric that deliver the basic functional requirements of shelter, work and leisure but are socially unsustainable and likely generators of future problems. Convivial Urban Spaces... more...

  • Urban Designby William S. Saunders; Alex Krieger

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    Fifty years ago a landmark conference at Harvard University established urban design as a distinct architectural and planning practice. Today, with the world’s urban population surpassing three billion people, urban design has become more crucial than ever. Indeed, the concerns that initially brought leading architects and city planners together—including... more...