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  • FavelaMetropolisby Peter Neitzke; Elisabeth Blum

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Von Rio und São Paulo lernen: vom produktiven Umgang mit sozialen, sozialräumlichen, ökonomischen und politischen Widersprüchen. Mittels Interviews, Lageberichten, Planmaterial und Fotos der vor Ort recherchierten Projekte dokumentiert und kommentiert dieser Band eine andere Praxis von Stadt und stadtgesellschaftlicher Bewegung. more...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 65.00

    A proven approach for addressing explosive metropolitan growth in an integrated and holistic manner ?The book provides a basis for the contemplation of the old network paradigm of the megalopolis into the informational meshwork of the mega- or metacity of the future. The handbook?s review of the networked past is invaluable, while its projection... more...

  • Die Poetik des Bauensby Jörn Köppler

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 34.00

    On one hand, Jörn Köppler imagines how the notion of a poetically conceived architecture develops from poetic thinking. On the other hand, he describes how the notion of a poetics of architecture has room to evolve as the antithesis of an economically and technically oriented present. more...

  • Architektur in transdisziplinärer Perspektiveby Julia Weber; Susanne Hauser

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 36.00

    Architecture has high cultural and socio-political relevance. As a visual and kinesthetic medium, it structures not only space, but also orders of knowledge and modes of perception. Yet how can this be scientifically described or investigated? This volume provides a comprehensive reflection on architecture from a transdisciplinary perspective. It brings... more...

  • Public Space and Relational Perspectivesby Chiara Tornaghi; Sabine Knierbein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have?been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going dynamics between social actors, their cultures, and... more...

  • The Pedestrian and the Cityby Carmen Hass-Klau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Pedestrian and the City provides an overview and insight into the development, politics and policies on walking and pedestrians: it includes the evolution of pedestrian-friendly housing estates in the 19th century up to the present day. Key issues addressed include the struggle of pedestrianization in town centers, the attempts to create independent... more...

  • Ländliche Räume im demographischen Wandel: Auswirkungen und Handlungsansätze in Nordrhein-Westfalenby Benjamin Scholz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 20.76

    Das Thema der vorliegenden Bachelorarbeit sind die Auswirkungen und Herausforderungen des demographischen Wandels in den ländlichen Räumen in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Die Arbeit beschäftigt sich schwerpunktmäßig mit zwei Themenbereichen, einerseits mit dem demographischen Wandel und andererseits mit dem ländlichen Raum. Das Hauptaugenmerk liegt insgesamt... 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...

  • 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...