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  • 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...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 71.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Communityby Peter Katz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 86.00

    The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of... more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 21.50

    Trains have a nostalgic connotation for most Americans, but John Stilgoe argues that we should be looking to rail lines as the path to our future, not just our past. Train Time picks up where his acclaimed work Metropolitan Corridor left off, carrying Stilgoe?s ideas about the spatial consequences of railways up to the present moment. With containers... more...

  • The Most Segregated City in America"by Charles E. Connerly

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 37.00

    One of Planetizen?s Top Ten Books of 2006 "But for Birmingham," Fred Shuttleworth recalled President John F. Kennedy saying in June 1963 when he invited black leaders to meet with him, "we would not be here today." Birmingham is well known for its civil rights history, particularly for the violent white-on-black bombings that occurred there in the... more...