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  • Town and Country Planning in the UKby Barry Cullingworth; Vincent Nadin; Trevor Hart; Simin Davoudi; John Pendlebury; Geoff Vigar; David Webb; Tim Townshend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 102.00

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it’s spending £80m and four years’ inquiry into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...

  • Research Design in Urban Planningby Stuart Farthing

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 34.00

    A short, accessible guide for planning students embarking on a dissertation, taking them from choosing a question right through to analysing results. more...

  • Airport Systems, Second Editionby Richard L. de Neufville; Amedeo R. Odoni; Peter Belobaba; Tom G. Reynolds

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 119.95

    THE MOST PRACTICAL, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE PLANNING, DESIGN, AND MANAGEMENT OF AIRPORTS--UPDATED BY LEADING PROFESSIONALS "With the accelerated rate of change occurring throughout the aviation industry, this edition is a timely and very effective resource for ensuring both airport professionals and those interested in airports acquire a comprehensive... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 37.00

    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$ 41.95 US$ 37.76

    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...

  • nps tchoban vossby Falk Jaeger

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 90.95

    Das Architekturbüro nps tchoban voss mit Standorten in Hamburg, Berlin und Dresden gehört zu den wenigen deutschen Büros mit internationaler Präsenz. Das traditionsreiche Büro, das 1931 in Hamburg gegründet wurde, zeichnet sich durch eine an der Moderne orientierte Haltung aus, die den Entwurfsprozess von der städtebaulichen Einordnung bis zum... more...

  • Lichtraum Stadtby Christa van Santen

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 74.00

    Licht prägt maßgeblich das Gesicht der nächtlichen Metropolen. Dabei nimmt die Anzahl und Vielfalt der Lichtquellen stetig zu bis hin zum «Licht-Terror». Ein gut beleuchteter Stadtraum kann sehr einladend sein und bewirken, dass die Einwohner und Besucher sich wohl und sicher fühlen. Darüber hinaus kann eine gelungene Lichtplanung dem nächtlichen... more...

  • Revitalising Historic Urban Quartersby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many cities have such quarters that confer on them a sense... more...

  • Designing Urban Transformationby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses the incredible potential of urban practice to radically... more...

  • The Design Dimension of Planningby Matthew Carmona; John Punter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With the increasing importance attached to district-wide... more...