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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; 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 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world?from highway interchanges and retention ponds to zoning documents and conference rooms?yet most seem to have a poor understanding of the materiality of the world in which they?re immersed. Too often planners treat built forms, weather patterns, plants, animals, or regulatory... more...
- transcript 2015; Not Available
Wie kommuniziert Architektur? Wie kommunizieren Unternehmen mit Architektur? Und wie kommuniziert die digitale Medienwelt über Architektur? Der Kulturwissenschaftler und Architekturjournalist Alexander Gutzmer geht diesen Fragen - und damit der Medialität der gebauten Realität - auf den Grund. Auf Basis von Theorien des architektonischen Erlebens und... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...