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  • Deconstructing Placemakingby Mahyar Arefi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    A new taxonomy of placemaking is needed; concerns have been expressed about the professionalization of placemaking through the proliferation of standards, zoning codes, and restrictive covenants. "Place matters" has become a mantra in many disciplines - architecture, urban planning and urban design, geography, and sociology to name a few. While conceptualized... more...

  • Architecture, Power and National Identityby Lawrence Vale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...

  • The Spacemaker's Guide to Big Changeby Nabeel Hamdi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book gives definition to participatory practice as a necessary form of activism in development planning for cities.? It gives guidance on how practice can make space for big and lasting change and for new opportunities to be discovered. It points to ways of building synergy and negotiating our way in the social and political spaces ?in between?... more...

  • Approaching Urban Designby Marion Roberts; Clara Greed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95

    This companion to Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses shows how the principles and concepts of urban design can be applied and implemented in a range of real-world settings. more...

  • The Secret Architecture Of Our Nation's Capitalby David Ovason

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Today, there are more than twenty complete zodiacs in Washington, D.C., each one pointing to an extraordinary mystery. David Ovason, who has studied these astrological devices for ten years, now reveals why they have been placed in such abundance in the center of our nation's capital and explains their interconnections. His richly illustrated text... more...

  • School District Master Planningby Kelley D. Carey

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 23.99

    School District Master Planning: The Teaching Supplement ?a guide to the book of the same name?is designed for instructors of graduate level courses in school district demographics and facilities planning, as well as for school district administrators in need of a practical reference text. Discussing solutions to the main text's case situations... more...

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)by Rod Hackney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture in Britain and Denmark, Hackney?s return to England... more...

  • Købstadens metamorfoseby Jens Toftgaard Jensen; Jeppe Norskov; Søren Bitsch

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 25.66

    Omkring 1800 var Århus en lille, fortættet handels- og håndværksby beboet af godt 4.000 indbyggere og med torvene i byens midte som det økonomiske og sociale midtpunkt. Ved århundredets slutning var indbyggertallet vokset til flere end 50.000, byen havde spredt sig ud over de middelalderlige grænser, og dele af de omkringliggende sognekommuner og landsbyer... more...

  • Incomplete Urbanismby William S. W. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00

    Foreword by Leon van Schaik. Incomplete Urbanism is a dynamic, hybrid interactive concept, which destabilizes the current architectural and urban theories and practices. Its main characteristics are indeterminacy, inconsistency and changeability, which are particularly challenging in the context of the New World Order and the fast emerging global digital... more...

  • Architektur und Philosophieby Ludger Schwarte; Jörg H. Gleiter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 45.00

    Als Metapher logisch-konstruktiver Tätigkeit spielt die Architektur von Anfang an eine zentrale Rolle in der Philosophie. Seit der Krise der modernen Architektur sind verstärkt Ansätze zu erkennen, die die architekturtheoretische Frage nach der kulturellen Funktion der Architektur unter philosophischen Gesichtspunkten kritisch erweitern. Bisher aber... more...