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Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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  • The Skycourt and Skygardenby Jason Pomeroy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The first book fully exploring the concept of the skycourt and skygarden in high-rise buildings. more...

  • The City As A Tangled Bankby Terry Farrell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.50

    Here Sir Terry Farrell, who has built an international career as an architect-planner, encourages other planners and architects to follow the biologists—look at, learn from, and, indeed, admire the nature of the forces that drive the change, and then with humility and respect work with them to nudge, anticipate and prepare for where it takes... more...

  • The Dynamics of Delightby Peter F. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    This book rounds off decades of exploration into the various ways that buildings and urban sequences make an impact on the mind. more...

  • Romeby Franco Archibugi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book describes the crucial role of planning the development of cities and outlines the consequences of not having a development strategy, focusing on the last century of Rome's evolution as an in-depth case study. more...

  • Ethics and the Built Environmentby Warwick Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    International contributors debate ethics in the built environment in all its forms. Will be of interest to architects, students of building and building design, environmentalists, politicians and readers with a general interest in ethics. more...

  • Remaking Birminghamby Liam Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    The volume is multi-disciplinary in content, including contributions from specialists in architecture, public and community arts, photography and urban studies - their critical perspectives linked by interest in urban visual culture. more...

  • Streets and Patternsby Stephen Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 99.95

    This book sets out a series of concepts of street structure, offering a framework for design of street networks and addressing issues of sustainable transport and urbanism. more...

  • Urban Formsby Ivor Samuels; Phillippe Panerai; Jean Castex; Jean Charles Depaule

    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...

  • Urban Designby Jon Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    Urban Design provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, presenting a 3 dimensional model with which to categorise the processes and products involved. It not only defines the subject, but also considers the future direction of the field and what can be learned from the past. 50 international case studies demonstrate the variety... more...

  • Recoveries and Reclamationsby Daniel Hinchcliffe; Judith Rugg

    Intellect 2002; US$ 10.00

    This second volume of the series 'Advances in Art & Urban Futures' brings together contributions from artists, sociologists, architects and cultural theorists in addressing the recoveries and reclamations being made within urban and rural landscapes as a result of the fallout of redevelopment in the twentyfirst century. Recoveries and Reclamations... more...