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- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.95
Im 19. Jahrhundert bildeten Eisenbahntrassen und Kanäle gleichzeitig Gerüst und Motor für die Stadtentwicklung. Diese Rolle übernehmen heute die globalen Daten- und Warenströme ? so die These der Autorin. Die Material- und Kommunikationsfluss stellt gleichsam die DNA unserer Umwelt dar. Diese Entwicklung hat enorme und zum Teil noch unabsehbare... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
As cities compete globally, the Smart City has been touted as the important new strategic driver for regeneration and growth. Smart Cities are employing information and communication technologies in the quest for sustainable economic development and the fostering of new forms of collective life. This has made the Smart City an essential focus for... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97
What happens when computational design and fabrication technologies ramp up to the urban scale? Though these innovative production processes are currently now largely limited to small-scale design projects, what will happen when they are applied to the vast scale of the 21st-century world city? Could new technologies enable an important shift away... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96
Featuring updates and revisions to reflect rapid changes in an increasingly globalized world, Readings in Planning Theory remains the definitive resource for the latest theoretical and practical debates within the field of planning theory. Represents the newest edition of the leading text in planning theory that brings together the essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95
Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development. In emerging dense, hybrid, complex and dynamic urban conditions, public urban space is not only a precious and contested commodity, but also one of the key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95
City Design describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development worldwide but is criticized as mechanical and soul-less; the Traditional organization of cities as streets and public places,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 32.20
The city is more than demography and architecture, it is a state of mind. Various groups, scenes and subcultures, widely known as "man in the street", shape and are shaped by urban space and its history according to imaginations, nightmares and dreams. Urban anthropologists get immersed in this closely knit fabric of urban culture and conduct field... more...