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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Essential reading for students and practitioners of urban design, this collection of essays introduces the 6 dimensions of urban design through a range of the most important classic and contemporary key texts. Urban design as a form of place making has become an increasingly significant area of academic endeavour, of public policy and professional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95
Introduction to Residential Layout is ideal for students and practitioners of urban design, planning, engineering, architecture and landscape seeking a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of designing and laying out residential areas. Mike Biddulph provides a clear and coherent framework from which he offers comprehensive practical advice... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 31.95
Integral Urbanism is an ambitious and forward-looking theory of urbanism that offers a new model of urban life. Nan Ellin's model stands as an antidote to the pervasive problems engendered by modern and postmodern urban planning and architecture: sprawl, anomie, a pervasive culture?and architecture?of fear in cities, and a disregard for environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
With a practical approach to theory, Designing the City of Reason offers new perspectives on how differing belief systems and philosophical approaches impact on city design and development, exploring how this has changed before, during and after the impact of modernism in all its rationalism. Looking at the connections between abstract ideas and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00
Kristine F. Miller delves into six of New York's public spaces, including Times Square, Trump Tower, and Sony Plaza, to trace how design influences their complicated existence. Design is, in Miller's view, complicit in regulation of public spaces in New York City to exclude undesirables and privilege commercial interests, and in this work she... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 51.95
Urban design continues to grow as an increasingly important and expanding field of study, research and professional endeavour. Distinguished by its broad scope and comprehensiveness on the subject of urban design, this new collection combines selected essays from both practitioners and academia.† Writing Urbanism †is the ideal volume for both†students,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.00
The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs, buildings,... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 147.75
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...