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  • Symptom Designby Jörg H. Gleiter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 29.00

    Architektur und Design sind heute mehr denn je Symptome der Gegenwartskultur. Es zeigt sich in ihnen die Gesellschaft, wie sie ist - aber auch: wie sie sein will. Es zeigen sich in ihnen die Wünsche, Begierden und unterdrückten Sehnsüchte ebenso wie die psychologischen Abgründigkeiten einer Gesellschaft. Aber was genau zeigt sich im Design? Und wie... more...

  • Die Poetik des Bauensby Jörn Köppler

    De Gruyter 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...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 51.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... 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...

  • Decoding the Cityby Dietmar Offenhuber; Carlo Ratti

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    Thetwo authorsof the MIT based SENSEable City Lab show how Big Data change reality and, hence, the way we deal with the city. They demonstrate how the Lab interprets digital data as material that can be used for the formulation of a different urban future. The publication also looks at the negative aspects of the city-related data acquisition and control. more...

  • The American City: What Works, What Doesn'tby Alexander Garvin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 65.00

    The definitive guide to urban planning and design--completely updated and now in full color In the Third Edition of The American City: What Works, What Doesn't , award-winning city planner and renowned urban scholar Alexander Garvin examines more than 350 programs and projects that have been implemented nationwide in 150 cities and suburbs, evaluates... more...

  • The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Communityby Peter Katz

    McGraw-Hill Education 1993; US$ 80.00

    The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 6.99

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • Dubaiby Peter Neitzke; Elisabeth Blum

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    Aufstieg, Boom und Krise einer neuen Stadt der globalisierten Ökonomie: Dubai ? Stadt aus dem Nichts gibt einen aktuellen Zwischenbericht anhand von aufschlußreichen Essays, etwa zur Situation der Gastarbeiter in Dubai, und Interviews mit in den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten tätigen Architekten und Kulturschaffenden. more...