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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00
It has become conventional to think of urbanism and landscape as opposing one another?or to think of landscape as merely providing temporary relief from urban life as shaped by buildings and infrastructure. But, driven in part by environmental concerns, landscape has recently emerged as a model and medium for the city, with some theorists arguing... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 29.95
Japan is equally as well known for its ecologically-sensitive traditional homes as it is for cutting-edge, green technology. Eco Living Japan presents 19 contemporary Japanese houses which exemplify the most recent trends in sustainable design in Japan. This is wabi-sabi for the 21st century! With over 250 photos, drawings, plans and lively,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
The purpose of this title, first published in 1972, was to bring into focus the work and viewpoints of individuals and groups that were engaged in man-environment research, design and education. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of man-environment relations, topics range from aspects of environmental design methodology to research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
What is landscape architecture? Is it gardening, or science, or art? In this book, Bruce Sharky provides a complete overview of the discipline to provide those that are new to the subject with the foundations for future study and practice. The many varieties of landscape practice are discussed with an emphasis on the significant contributions that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95
There is a growing body of knowledge revealing a sweeping array of connections between public health and green infrastructure ? but not until now have the links between them been brought together in one comprehensive book. Green Infrastructure and Public Health provides an overview of current research and theories of the ecological relationships... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 73.95
Examining the current trends in regional economic development in Europe, Restructuring Industry and Territory explores ways in which the restructuring of industry and territorial development relate to each other, their emergent interdependency and role in economic development. The book argues that the structural and cultural features of regions play... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 61.95
Basic Structures provides the student with a clear explanation of structural concepts, using many analogies and examples. Real examples and case studies show the concepts in use, and the book is well illustrated with full colour photographs and many line illustrations, giving the student a thorough grounding in the fundamentals and a 'feel' for the... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00
Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about 'sick buildings', thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more sustainability, all have accelerated the development of a field, which for a long time was hardly more than an academic exercise:... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.00
This collection of essays offers insight into urban anthropological research, including its methods, recent developments, and novel approaches (the imagination of a city, urban scenes). A concluding chapter on street ethnography presents a variety of ethnographic, experimental and artistic methods. Contains essays by P. Jackson, R. Lindner, J. Raban,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.00
The "2226" project received an outstanding media response. The reason is the clever design of this office building - it manages completely without air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems. This unpretentious and yet sophisticated monograph of a building includes photos by Eduard Hueber and essays by Peter Widerin and Florian Aicher,... more...