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  • Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern Chinaby Nicholas Jewell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophyby Tessa Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political philosophy or social agenda that the author intended.... more...

  • Transcultural Architectureby Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Critical Regionalism is a notion which gained popularity in architectural debate as a synthesis of universal, 'modern' elements and individualistic elements derived from local cultures. This book shifts the focus from Critical Regionalism towards a broader concept of 'Transcultural Architecture' and defines Critical Regionalism as a subgroup of the... more...

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housingby Ulduz Maschaykh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects? and communities? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of the... more...

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happinessby Donia Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and a Healthy House or Happy Home is a critical constituent... more...

  • Bouwstenen uit de Recente Geschiedenis van de Stedelijke Ontwikkelingby T. van der Pennen

    IOS Press 2016; Not Available

    Deze publicatie is een bundeling van essays, foto?s en persoonlijke verhalen over de geschiedenis van de stedelijke ontwikkeling. Markante momenten passeren de revue; vanaf de vroeg-naoorlogse wederopbouw met zijn grote stadsuitbreidingen, via de stadsvernieuwing in de jaren zeventig, het verval in de stedelijke uitleggebieden in de jaren tachtig,... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Mattias Kärrholm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The traditional spaces of retail, such as city centres and outlying... more...

  • Designing the Ruralby Joshua Bolchover; John Lin; Christiane Lange

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Established categories such as rural /urban and village/city no longer hold true. Rural and urban conditions have become increasingly blurred, so how can we identify and distinguish... more...

  • Brazilby Hattie Hartman

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Brazil is a country of city dwellers undergoing radical transformation: over 85 per cent of the country’s citizens live in cities and over 40 per cent of the population live in metropolises of more than a million people. Whereas previously urban growth had been ad hoc, preparation for the FIFA World Cup in 12 cities across the country in 2014,... more...