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  • Design in the Borderlandsby Eleni Kalantidou; Tony Fry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ?border thinking? with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety of viewpoints, the topics engaged show how design... more...

  • New Orleans and the Design Momentby Jacob A. Wagner; Michael Frisch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a more radical rethinking of the city?s physical, social... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Das Wissen der Architekturby Gerd de Bruyn; Wolf Reuter

    transcript 2014; US$ 19.46

    Ein paradigmatischer Wandel des Architektur-Begriffs eröffnet neue theoretische Perspektiven und entwickelt große Erklärungskraft. Die vormoderne Überzeugung, Architektur sei eine enzyklopädische Wissenschaft und Kunst, wird heutzutage in netz- und wissenstheoretischen Modellen aktualisiert, die uns die Architektur wieder als Einheit von Theorie und... more...

  • Erschließung zur Verwirklichung städtebaulicher Planungby Willy Spannowsky; Andreas Hofmeister

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2015; US$ 32.88

    Die Erschließung ist eine Voraussetzung für die städtebauliche Zulässigkeit von Vorhaben. Sie gehört zu den kommunalen Aufgaben der Daseinsvorsorge, für deren ordnungsgemäße Wahrnehmung die Gemeinden verantwortlich sind (§ 123 Abs. 1 BauGB). Heutzutage bedienen sich Gemeinden in unterschiedlichem Umfang Privater zur Erfüllung ihrer Erschließungsaufgabe,... more...

  • Plymouthby Jeremy Gould

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    Post-war reconstruction offered unparalleled opportunities to the developing profession of urban planners to cast off the constraints imposed by historic infrastructure and produce a new vision of urban living, expressed in rationally designed city centres linked to suburban precincts and with modern integrated transport systems. Plymouth is the foremost... more...

  • Capacity Developmentby Bernd Mahrin

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 20.03

    The projects in the Future Megacities programme gain valuable experiences in developing energy efficient standards and urban structures with adequate conditions to treat resources with care and avoid unnecessary emissions. To achieve the ambitious objectives, it is essential to convince and enable people to take an active part in sustainable development.... more...

  • Smart Citiesby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 46.50

    The books opens with an examination of the technological reality on which Smart Cities are built, from the chips and sensors that enable us to monitor what happens within the infrastructure to the smart phones that connect individuals. Through these technologies, the urban space appears as activated, almost sentient. This activation generates two... more...