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  • Bruno Taut?s Design Inspiration for the Glashausby David Nielsen

    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...

  • Readings in Planning Theoryby Susan S. Fainstein; James DeFilippis

    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...

  • Concurrent Urbanitiesby Miodrag Mitrasinovic

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Re-Framing Urban Spaceby Im Sik Cho; Chye-Kiang Heng; Zdravko Trivic

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • City Designby Jonathan Barnett

    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...

  • Sensing the Cityby Anja Schwanhäußer

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.00

    The city is more than demography and architecture, it is a state of mind. Various groups, scenes and subcultures, widely known as "man in the street", shape and are shaped by urban space and its history according to imaginations, nightmares and dreams. Urban anthropologists get immersed in this closely knit fabric of urban culture and conduct field... more...

  • Regenerative Development and Designby Regenesis Group

    Wiley 2016; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Global Perspectives on Critical Architectureby Gevork Hartoonian

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern Chinaby Nicholas Jewell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    China?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 China?s modernization, the essence and trajectory of its... more...

  • The City Crown by Bruno Tautby Matthew Mindrup; Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut?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 ?apolitical socialism? and peaceful collaboration... more...