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  • Learning from Logisticsby Clare Lyster

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    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. Its... more...

  • Baukunst als unmögliche Möglichkeitby Christian J. Grothaus

    transcript 2014; US$ 33.31

    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...

  • Das Wissen der Architekturby Gerd de Bruyn; Wolf Reuter

    transcript 2014; US$ 18.16

    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...

  • Erschließung zur Verwirklichung städtebaulicher Planungby Willy Spannowsky; Andreas Hofmeister

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2015; US$ 30.69

    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...

  • Capacity Developmentby Bernd Mahrin

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 18.70

    The projects in the Future Megacities programme gain valuable experiences in developing energy efficient standards and urban structures with adequate conditions to treat resources with care and avoid unnecessary emissions. To achieve the ambitious objectives, it is essential to convince and enable people to take an active part in sustainable development.... 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...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on lighting design, this title presents several different planning and design tasks systematically, and illustrates specific solutions. In addition to articulating basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, it elucidates artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...

  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00

    Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...