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  • 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...

  • Architektur in transdisziplinärer Perspektiveby Julia Weber; Susanne Hauser

    De Gruyter 2014; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.53

    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...

  • 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...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on lighting design, this title presents several different planning and design tasks systematically, and illustrates specific solutions. In addition to articulating basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, it elucidates artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...