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Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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  • Achse und Monumentby Katrin Bek

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 46.28

    Die Platzkonzeptionen der Frühen Neuzeit sind aufgrund ihrer komplexen axialen Bezüglichkeiten beispielhaft dazu geeignet, den sinnlich erfahrbaren, symbolischen Gehalt ihrer räumlichen Anordnungen erkennen und verstehen zu können. Ihre kommunikative, auf Verbindung ausgerichtete Funktion äusserten diese Plätze durch ihre... more...

  • Stadtutopien und Idealstadtkonzepte des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts am Beispiel der Großstadt Parisby Ulrike Schuster

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2003; US$ 47.33

    Nachdem man vor einem Jahrzehnt etwas voreilig das Ende der Utopien ausgerufen hat, erlebt die Beschäftigung mit Stadtutopien derzeit wieder ein Revival. Es hat sich schon bald herausgestellt, dass Architektur ohne Utopie nicht bestehen kann, will sie sich nicht in Banalitäten erschöpfen. Dies gilt vor allem für das komplexe Gebilde der Stadt, das... more...

  • Urban Open Spacesby Helen Woolley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 100.00

    There is enormous interest in urban design and the regeneration of our urban areas, but current thinking often concentrates on the built form, forgetting the important role that open spaces play. Urban Open Spaces brings together extensive research and practical experience to prove the opportunities and benefits of different types of open space to... more...

  • Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Designby Professor Geoffrey Broadbent; Geoffrey Broadbent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 98.95

    This important work, now available in paperback, from Professor Geoffrey Broadbent, provides a clear analysis of the nature of many of today's design problems, identifying their causes in history and suggesting a basis for co-ordinated solutions. The author discusses `picturesque' and `formal' tendencies in modern architecture, relating them to parallels... more...

  • Planning Europe's Capital Citiesby Thomas Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    During the nineteenth century many of Europe's capital cities were subject to major expansion and improvement schemes. From Vienna's Ringstrasse to the boulevards of Paris, the townscapes which emerged still shape today's cities and are an inalienable part of European cultural heritage. In Planning Europe's Capital Cities , Thomas Hall examines the... more...

  • Holfordby Iain Gordon Cherry; Gordon Cherry; L. Penny

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 150.00

    Through a biography of this major architect, planner and civic designer, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930's to the 1970's. more...

  • Front to Backby Sally Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95

    FRONT TO BACK sees urban housing as places to live rather than individual buildings. Using a unique design agenda it provides a step by step approach to achieving quality urban living. more...

  • Introduction to Residential Layoutby Mike Biddulph

    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...

  • Urban Design Readerby Steve Tiesdell; Matthew Carmona

    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...

  • Interventionsby Malcolm Miles; Tim Hall

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    Interventions is a contribution to current considerations of how cultural initiatives and interventions affect the development of cities. It draws together policies and projects for cultural urban interventions, from the UK, Lithuania, India, and North America. The authors include artists, arts managers, academics in cultural and geographical fields,... more...