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  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    The unique language used in architectural theory, in either speech or writing, can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to the specialized language of contemporary design for the next generation of thinkers, architects and design leaders. An essential pocket... more...

  • Benjamin for Architectsby Brian Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 29.95

    A concise, coherent account of the relevance of Walter Benjamin?s writings to architects, considering figures of modern art and architecture in detail, and locating Benjamin?s critical work within the context of contemporary architecture and urbanism. more...

  • Cities by Designby Fran Tonkiss

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Who makes our cities, and what part do everyday users have in the design of cities? This book powerfully shows that city-making is a social process and examines the close relationship between the social and physical shaping of urban environments. With cities taking a growing share of the global population, urban forms and urban experience are crucial... more...

  • The Practice of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    In this sequel to his widely-acclaimed book The Experience of Modernism (1997), John Gold continues his detailed enquiry into the Modern Movement's involvement in urban planning and city design. Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects of the time, this new book examines the complex relationship... more...

  • Archispeakby Tom Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak can seem insular and perplexing to others and -- particularly... more...

  • University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection 2edby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The environment of a university ? what we term a campus ? is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history?s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free University Berlin: the calibre of practitioners who... more...

  • Planning the Great Metropolisby David A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    As the Regional Plan Association embarks on a Fourth Regional Plan, there can be no better time for a paperback edition of David Johnson?s critically acclaimed assessment of the 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. As he says in his preface to this edition, the questions faced by the regional planners of today are little changed from those... more...

  • Urban and Regional Planning in Chinaby Fulong Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China provides an overview of the changes in China?s planning system, policy, and practices using concrete examples and informative details in language that is accessible enough for the undergraduate but thoroughly grounded in a wealth of research and academic experience to support academics. It... more...

  • Heteroglossic Asia: The Transformation of Urban Taiwanby Francis Chia-Hui Lin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan?s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which represent the multi-accentual character of Taiwan?s urban environment and its recent changes and development through architecture.... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 56.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...