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  • 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...

  • Lichtraum Stadtby Christa van Santen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 74.00

    Unterschiedliche Planungsaufgaben werden systematisch dargestellt und spezifische Lösungskonzepte veranschaulicht. Neben grundlegenden Planungsregeln für die Außenbeleuchtung von Gebäuden, Verkehrswegen und Plätzen werden neue Kunstlichtsysteme und Lampen für Außenräume vorgestellt und an Beispielen erläutert. more...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 65.00

    A proven approach for addressing explosive metropolitan growth in an integrated and holistic manner ?The book provides a basis for the contemplation of the old network paradigm of the megalopolis into the informational meshwork of the mega- or metacity of the future. The handbook?s review of the networked past is invaluable, while its projection... more...

  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...

  • Designing Urban Transformatinoby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Parking Management Best Practicesby Todd A. Litman

    American Planning Association 2013; US$ 66.99

    The typical automobile is parked 23 hours a day. Where and how can make a big difference to economic development, traffic reduction, smart growth, historic preservation, and many other planning efforts. The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.... more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 17.95

    Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Yet few Americans pay attention to rail lines, even though millions of them live in an economy and culture "waiting for the train." In Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape , John R. Stilgoe picks up... more...