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  • Baukunst als unmögliche Möglichkeitby Christian J. Grothaus

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.22

    Der Begriff Architektur bezeugt die Balance zwischen »Arché« und »Techné«, die in der europäischen Entwicklung ins Ungleichgewicht zulasten der »Arché« geriet. Christian J. Grothaus zeigt mit den Mitteln der Ästhetik und u.a. entlang an Martin Heideggers Denken über »Physis, Ge-Stell, Kunstwerk und Gegnet« Auswege aus der Dominanz einer »Techné« auf,... 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... more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 17.95

    Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Yet few Americans pay attention to rail lines, even though millions of them live in an economy and culture "waiting for the train." In Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape , John R. Stilgoe picks up... 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...

  • Energieatlas Werkbericht 1by IBA Hamburg GmbH; Umweltbundesamt; TU Darmstadt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 21.77

    Dieses Buch stellt am Beispiel des Hamburger Stadtteils Wilhelmsburg einen strategischen Ansatz zum energetischen Quartiersumbau mit dem Ziel einer fast hundertprozentigen Versorgung durch erneuerbare und lokal erzeugte Energie bis zum Jahr 2050 vor. Vier Jahre lang wurde dieses Konzept im Rahmen der Internationalen Bauausstellung Hamburg praktisch... more...

  • Local Action and Participationby Ulrike Schinkel; Angela Jain; Sabine Schröder

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    The significance of bottom-up approaches initiated by civil society as well as the importance of the local level as the level for implementation is often overlooked when dealing with megacity developments. The main aim of this volume is to retrospectively trace participatory and local action approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation in... more...

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...

  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    In addition to senior scientists, who have summarised their main results in the five volumes of the Future Megacities Book Series, ambitious young researchers have also contributed substantially to the German research programme on sustainable development of future megacities. The authors included in this volume were awarded the research programme's... more...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 65.00

    Introduction Chapter One: The Challenge Chapter Two: The Inheritance Chapter Three: Balanced Urban Development Chapter Four: The Theory Chapter Five: Madrid as Testing Ground Chapter Six: The Madrid Plan Chapter Seven: Politics of the Madrid Plan Chapter Eight: Madrid Results Chapter Nine: Translating Madrid Elsewhere Index more...

  • Design Guidelines in American Citiesby John Punter

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50

    This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities – Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...