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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
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...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 44.87
Logistics are central to contemporary urbanism. Looking at a city from the perspective of its systems rather than its form delineates a new framework for urbanism. This book undertakes an analysis of three major enterprises that heavily rely on sophisticated logistics ? Amazon, FedEx, Ryan Air ? and subsequently shows their impact on urbanism.... 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$ 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...
- 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...