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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Key Concepts in Planningby Gavin Parker; Joe Doak

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    Dedicated to the study of spatial planning, this book offers detailed discussions of key concepts within this multi-disciplinary field, covering areas such as sustainability, public interests, mobility, property rights and community. more...

  • Explorations in Urban Designby Matthew Carmona

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to urban design, whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within its study and practice. It informs users who are grappling with urban design research problems, but who need the inspiration to move from idea to methodological approach. Through the work of 32 urban... more...

  • Australia's Unintended Citiesby Richard Tomlinson

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 89.95

    Explores housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies in Australia. more...

  • Makeshift Metropolisby Witold Rybczynski

    Scribner 2010; US$ 16.99

    In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance . In Makeshift Metropolis , Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime of observing cities to craft... more...

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapesby Paul J. Maginn; Christine Steinmetz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited volume examine the spatial and regulatory contours of... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 51.00

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

  • An Introduction to Architectural Theoryby Harry Francis Mallgrave; David J. Goodman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 96.95

    A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory  is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual... more...

  • Recombinant Urbanismby David Grahame Shane

    John Wiley & Sons 2011; US$ 135.00

    This book provides a simple but comprehensive framework for the emerging academic discipline of urban design, from its origins in Europe and America, to contemporary issues of imagery, finance and marketing in an age of globalisation There is currently no contemporary textbook for urban design that includes a general history and theory of the subject.... more...

  • Studies in Temporal Urbanismby Fabian Neuhaus

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 139.00

    This book is very much about what the name urbanTick literally says, about the ticking of the urban, the urban as we experience it everyday on the bus, in the park or between buildings. It is about the big orchestrated mass migration of commuters, the seasonal blossoms of the trees along the walkway and the frequency of the stamping rubbish-eater-trucks.... more...

  • Fluss.Raum.Entwerfenby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 110.00

    Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must be understood... more...