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  • LONDON. The Unique Cityby Steen Eiler Rasmussen; Ulrike Franke; Thorsten Lockl

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1934, London. The Unique City by Steen Eiler Rasmussen tells the fascinating story of one of the world's most influential metropoles. Rasmussen conducted extensive research on the London's history as well as on the manners and mores of its inhabitants. London. The Unique City is thus a classic work that remains... more...

  • Urban Recyclingby Erol Yildiz; Birgit Mattausch

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 34.95

    Urban Recycling nimmt erstmals den Zusammenhang von Migration und Urbanisierung in den Blick und damit den Beitrag von Migranten für die Entwicklung und Modernisierung von Stadtquartieren: auf der Basis von aktuellen empirischen Studien in Berlin, Köln, Dortmund, Amsterdam, Marseille sowie in New York und Toronto. more...

  • Fluss.Raum.Entwerfenby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 110.00

    Comprehensive handbook of river planning more...

  • Købstadens metamorfoseby Jens Toftgaard Jensen; Jeppe Norskov; Søren Bitsch

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 25.66

    Omkring 1800 var Århus en lille, fortættet handels- og håndværksby beboet af godt 4.000 indbyggere og med torvene i byens midte som det økonomiske og sociale midtpunkt. Ved århundredets slutning var indbyggertallet vokset til flere end 50.000, byen havde spredt sig ud over de middelalderlige grænser, og dele af de omkringliggende sognekommuner og landsbyer... more...

  • Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture and Urbanismby Jonathan Hughes; Simon Sadler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Non-Plan explores ways of involving people in the design of their environments - a goal which transgresses political categories of 'right' and 'left'. Attempts to circumvent planning bureaucracy and architectural inertia have ranged from free-market enterprise zones, to self-build housing, and from squatting to sophisticated technologies of prefabrication.... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00

    Ch. 1 A Realistic Approach; Ch. 2. Ingredients of Success; Ch. 3. Parks; Downtown Strategies (new); Ch. 4. Retailing; Ch. 5. Magnets; Ch. 6. Modernization; Ch. 7. Retrofitting for Vehicles; Ch. 8. Reclaiming Public Realm; Ch. 9. Downtown Management; Housing Strategies (new); Ch. 10. Increasing Housing; Ch. 11. Reducing Cost; Ch. 12. Housing Rehab;... more...

  • Urbanization in Southeast Asiaby Yap Kioe Sheng; Moe Thuzar

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 59.90

    Urbanization occurs in tandem with development. Countries in Southeast Asia need to build - individually and collectively - the capacity of their cities and towns to promote economic growth and development, to make urban development more sustainable, to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and to ensure that all groups in society share in the development.... more...

  • The Multilingual Dictionary of Real Estateby Bernadette C Williams; R. Williams; B. Wood; L. van Breugel

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 230.00

    The Multilingual Dictionary of Real Estate" is not simply a word-for-word dictionary of specialist and technical terminology. It offers explanations of terms which cannot be translated exactly or are liable to cause confusion. A supplementary section of the dictionary provides detailed notes as well as translations of particularly tricky terms. There... more...

  • The Streetby Vikas Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city design. One of the cardinal roles of the street,... more...

  • The Shanghai Alleyway Houseby Gregory Bracken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social community. In recent years however, the city?s rapid... more...