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  • 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...

  • Concurrent Urbanitiesby Miodrag Mitrasinovic

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Design has been employed as an agent of social and political change, and a catalyst for spatial and urban transformations in cities across the world. Concurrent Urbanities argues for the centrality of designing in the conceptualization and production of inclusive and participatory urban space, by bringing together civic and urban activists, urbanists,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Form-Based Codesby Daniel G. Parolek

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    The comprehensive guide to form-based codes and building better communities Form-Based Codes is the essential guide to effectively using this powerful alternative to conventional zoning laws. Written by leading authorities, this book provides comprehensive, detailed coverage of form-based codes and how they are used to create, protect, and revitalize... more...

  • Future Megacities 3: Capacity Developmentby Bernd Mahrin

    Jovis Berlin 2015; US$ 20.03

    Die Forschungsprojekte des Future-Megacities-Programms liefern wertvolle Ergebnisse zu Energieeffizienz-Standards und energieeffizienten Stadtstrukturen. Sie zeigen, wie Ressourcen eingespart und Emissionen verringert werden können. Um diese ehrgeizigen Ziele zu erreichen, ist es aber unabdingbar, die Bevölkerung zu beteiligen und zu befähigen, eine... more...

  • An Introduction to Architectural Theoryby Harry Francis Mallgrave; David J. Goodman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.95

    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 upheaval.... more...

  • Italien und die Italienerby Paul David Fischer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

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