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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • The Handbook of Urban Morphologyby Karl Kropf

    Wiley 2017; US$ 82.50 US$ 71.50

    Conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, The Handbook of Urban Morphology focuses on the form, structure and evolution of human settlements – from villages to metropolitan regions. It is the first book in any language focused on specific, up-to-date ‘how-to’ guidance , with clear summaries of the central concepts,... more...

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo?s Old Quartersby Gehan Selim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo?s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state?s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of spatial representations that aimed to transform the... more...

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoriaby Libero Andreotti; Nadir Lahiji

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ?mediated? city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of city life. The authors describe this condition as one... more...

  • Multifamily Housing Development: Ten Case Studies of Innovative Projectsby Dean Schwanke

    Urban Land Institute 2016; US$ 59.99

    This publication provides a detailed look at ten leading examples of multifamily projects that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases innovative approaches and best practices in real estate and urban development. The ten projects featured offer a wide range of approaches to... more...

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academyby William Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture?s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University?s and Yale University?s schools of architecture in the... more...

  • Making the Digital Cityby Alessandro Aurigi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since the late 1990s, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have been hailed as a potentially revolutionary feature of the planning and management of Western cities. Economic regeneration and place promotion strategies have exploited these new technologies; city management has experimented with electronically distributed services, and participation... more...

  • Architecture and Utopiaby Michael Chyutin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There are more than 450 Moshavim settlements and about 270 kibbutzim in Israel. While there is a range of communal and cooperative kibbutz movements, all with slight ideological differences, they are all collective rural communities, based on an ideal to create a social utopian settlement. Placing the kibbutz within the wider context of utopian social... more...

  • Global Undergroundsby Paul Dobraszczyk; Carlos López Galviz; Bradley L. Garrett; Geoff Manaugh

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 29.00

    Rest your eyes long enough on the skylines of Delhi, Guangzhou, Jakarta?even Chicago or London?and you will see the same remarkable transformation, building after building going up with the breakneck speed of twenty-first-century urbanization. But there is something else just as transformative that you won?t see: sprawling networks of tunnels rooting... more...

  • Design Governanceby Matthew Carmona; Claudio De Magalhaes; Lucy Natarajan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in the governance of design. This book theorises... more...