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Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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  • 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...

  • Visualizing the Data Cityby Paolo Ciuccarelli; Giorgia Lupi; Luca Simeone

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book investigates novel methods and technologies for the collection, analysis, and representation of real-time user-generated data at the urban scale in order to explore potential scenarios for more participatory design, planning, and management processes. For this purpose, the authors present a set of experiments conducted in collaboration with... more...

  • Deleuze and Memorial Cultureby Adrian Parr

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 109.00

    Deleuze and Memorial Culture is a detailed study of contemporary forms of public remembrance. Adrian Parr considers the different character traumatic memory takes throughout the sphere of cultural production and argues that contemporary memorial culture has the power to put traumatic memory to work in a positive way. Drawing on the conceptual apparatus... more...

  • Urban Design for an Urban Centuryby Lance Jay Brown; David Dixon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to urban design, from a historical overview and basic principles to practical design concepts and strategies. It discusses the demographic, environmental, economic, and social issues that influence the decision-making and implementation processes of urban design. The Second Edition has been fully revised... more...

  • Access for Allby Wolfgang Christ

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 62.95

    Access and accessibility are central themes in architecture and urbanism. Moreover, access is a key concept in many other areas such as knowledge and education, healthcare etc. This book deals with this world of access in architecture, city planning, and neighboring fields. more...

  • The Skycourt and Skygardenby Jason Pomeroy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so intrinsic to society?s day-to-day interactions and... 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...