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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 75.00
The evolution of sustainability, with a practical framework for integration Regenerative Development and Design takes sustainability to the next level, and provides a framework for incorporating regenerative design principles into your current process. The Regenesis Group is a coalition of experienced design, land-use, planning, business, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Judging from the debates taking place in both education and practice, it appears that architecture is deeply in crisis. New design and production techniques, together with the globalization of capital and even skilled-labour, have reduced architecture to a commodified object, its aesthetic qualities tapping into the current pervasive desire for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Chinaâ??s rise as an economic superpower has been inescapable. Statistical hyperbole has been accompanied by a plethora of highly publicized architectural forms that brand the regeneration of its increasingly globalized urban centres. Despite the sizeable body of literature that has accompanied Chinaâ??s modernization, the essence and trajectory of... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00
Der Autor behandelt in seinem Werk die Entwicklung der Stadt von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Zugleich werden anhand der zeitgenössischen Diskurse über die Stadt, welche die jeweiligen Motivstrukturen und philosophischen Haltungen der Planer und Denker widerspiegeln, die wichtigsten Elemente der Urbanität sowie urbane Metaphern und Bilder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95
This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Tautâ??s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of â??apolitical socialismâ?? and peaceful collaboration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95
Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political philosophy or social agenda that the author intended.... more...