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  • Designing Urban Transformationby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Designing Urban Tranformation shows unique, collaborative ways to renew urban spaces for today's challenges. more...

  • The Design Dimension of Planningby Matthew Carmona; John Punter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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 more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 17.95

    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...

  • Landscape Urbanism Readerby Charles Waldheim

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    In  The Landscape Urbanism Reader  Charles Waldheim?who is at the forefront of this new movement?has assembled the definitive collection of essays by many of the field's top practitioners. Fourteen essays written by leading figures across a range of disciplines and from around the world?including James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Bolanger,... more...

  • Sprawltownby Richard Ingersoll

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Sprawl. The word calls to mind a host of troublesome issues such as city flight, runaway suburban development, and the conversion of farmland to soulless housing developments. In Sprawltown , architectural historian Richard Ingersoll makes the surprising claim that sprawl is an inevitable reality of modern life that should be addressed more thoughtfully... more...

  • The Concrete Dragonby Thomas J. Campanella

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion within a generation. Over the past 25 years, surging economic growth has propelled a construction boom unlike anything the world has ever seen, radically transforming both city and countryside in its wake. The speed and scale of China's... more...

  • Stories of Cosmopolitan Belongingby Hannah Jones; Emma Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? This exciting new volume brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research to argue for greater attention to how feeling and emotion is deeply embedded in social structures and power relations.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...