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  • (Un)Believing in Modern Societyby Dr Jörg Stolz; Dr Mallory Schneuwly Purdie; Dr Michael Krüggeler; Mr Thomas Englberger; Prof Dr Judith Könemann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    This landmark study in the sociology of religion sheds new light on the question of what has happened to religion and spirituality since the 1960s in modern societies. Exposing several analytical weaknesses of today?s sociology of religion, (Un)Believing in Modern Society presents a new theory of religious-secular competition and a new typology of... more...

  • Dream Citiesby Wade Graham

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99

    From the acclaimed landscape designer, historian and author of American Eden , a lively, unique, and accessible cultural history of modern cities?from suburbs, downtown districts, and exurban sprawl, to shopping malls and ?sustainable? developments?that allows us to view them through the planning, design, architects, and movements that inspired,... more...

  • Future Directions for the European Shrinking Cityby William J.V. Neill; Hans Schlappa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Urban shrinkage is rising to the top of the political agenda in Europe as more cities are shrinking in the prolonged economic downturn we encounter. Coupled with unprecedented budgetary austerity and rapidly ageing populations, ?stagnating? and ?shrinking? cities have emerged as a key challenge for policy and practice for decades to come. Local actors... more...

  • Restructuring Industry and Territoryby Anna Giunta; Arnoud Lagendijk; Andy Pike

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 73.95

    Examining the current trends in regional economic development in Europe, Restructuring Industry and Territory explores ways in which the restructuring of industry and territorial development relate to each other, their emergent interdependency and role in economic development. The book argues that the structural and cultural features of regions play... more...

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniquesby Mat Santamouris; Denia Kolokotsa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and examples of best practices for the improvement of... more...

  • Architektur und Kommunikationby Alexander Gutzmer

    transcript 2015; Not Available

    Wie kommuniziert Architektur? Wie kommunizieren Unternehmen mit Architektur? Und wie kommuniziert die digitale Medienwelt über Architektur? Der Kulturwissenschaftler und Architekturjournalist Alexander Gutzmer geht diesen Fragen - und damit der Medialität der gebauten Realität - auf den Grund. Auf Basis von Theorien des architektonischen Erlebens und... more...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00

    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...

  • Baukunst als unmögliche Möglichkeitby Christian J. Grothaus

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Der Begriff Architektur bezeugt die Balance zwischen »Arché« und »Techné«, die in der europäischen Entwicklung ins Ungleichgewicht zulasten der »Arché« geriet. Christian J. Grothaus zeigt mit den Mitteln der Ästhetik und u.a. entlang an Martin Heideggers Denken über »Physis, Ge-Stell, Kunstwerk und Gegnet« Auswege aus der Dominanz einer »Techné« auf,... more...

  • Bruno Taut?s Design Inspiration for the Glashausby David Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut?s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut?s Glashaus has been primarily established by one art historian and critic.... more...

  • City Futures in the Age of a Changing Climateby Tony Fry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    This book goes beyond current ways that the impact of climate change upon the city are understood. In doing so it addresses climate in a variety of its connotations. It looks to the nomadic behaviour patterns of the past for lessons for today?s population unsettlement, and argues that as human survival will increasingly be linked directly to movement,... more...