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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Emergent Architectural Territories in East Asian Citiesby Peter G. Rowe

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 59.95

    This book presents current developments in city planning and architecture in East Asia. It describes the many neighborhoods in which the region?s large cities are modernizing or expanding with innovative structures and advanced construction projects. It combines a typology of public structures with an analysis of the compositional principles of urban... more...

  • In Touchby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 64.95

    In Touch explores outstanding projects created within the European mindset, diving below the surface in an attempt to uncover the common values that bind European design work. The book presents 11 in-depth project 'features', which include thematically related essays, and 28 concise project 'icons'. The features focus both on big and small scale urban... more...

  • Recent Waterscapesby Herbert Dreiseitl; Dieter Grau

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 88.00

    This third, revised edition of best-selling Waterscapes reveals the wide variety of possibilities for using water as a creative element in the city, in the landscape and architecture. The works encompass large-scale masterplans, urban parks, river restaurations but also interior design schemes and art objects. more...

  • River.Space.Designby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 110.00

    Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must be understood... more...

  • Unter freiem Himmelby Regionalverband Ruhr

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 74.00

    Der Emscher Landschaftspark ist, auch im internationalen Vergleich, das bedeutendste Projekt einer landschaftlichen Revitalisierung einer ehemaligen Industrieregion. Mit seinen 450 km² umfasst der Emscher Landschaftspark einen wesentlichen Teil des Ruhrgebietes, Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2010. Bemerkenswert ist die Vielfalt der gebauten Projekte und... more...

  • Light Volumesby Lisa Diedrich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 69.95

    Moving beyond the seriousness of classical landscape architecture, Monika Gora's work reveals a playful approach to the environment and proves that the built landscape need not be a deadly serious matter, but rather is there for astonishment, brooding, an aha or a laugh. This is the first monograph on the landscape architect and artist, Monika Gora. 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...

  • Der urbane Code Chinasby Dieter Hassenpflug

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 49.00

    Was ist das Chinesische an der chinesischen Stadt? Ihre Syntax? Ihr Code? Durch seine Entschlüsselung vermag der Autor die Vielfalt der empirischen Eindrücke zu ordnen und auch aktuelle, von europäischen Architekten geplante Stadtgründungen in China neu zu ?lesen?. 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...