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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Sustainable Urbanismby Douglas Farr

    Wiley 2017; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33

    The bestselling guide to forward-looking urban planning and design Sustainable Urbanism explores and celebrates innovation in sustainable living, and calls for leadership in the design and development of urban spaces. Written by the former chair of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) Core Committee, this... more...

  • The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968by Isabelle Doucet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What makes a city? What makes architecture? And, what is to be included in the discussions of architecture and the city? Attempting to answer such ambitious questions, this book starts from a city?s specificity and complexity. In response to recent debates in architectural theory around the agency and locus of critical action, this book tests the... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)by Paul L Knox

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified and carried out. The author explores the world-view... more...

  • The Handbook of Urban Morphologyby Karl Kropf

    Wiley 2017; US$ 82.50 US$ 71.50

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  • 4D Hyper-localby Lucy Bullivant

    Wiley 2017; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97

    4D Hyperlocal: A Cultural Tool Kit for the Open-source City Guest-Edited by Lucy Bullivant JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017 Profile No 245  Volume 87 No 1 ISBN 978 1119 097129 The evolution of digital tools is revolutionalising urban design, planning and community engagement. This is enabling a new ‘hyperlocal’ mode of design made possible... 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...