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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This book investigates architecture as a form of diplomacy in the context of the Second World War at six major European international and national expositions that took place between 1937 and 1959. The volume gives a fascinating account of architecture assuming the role of the carrier of war-related messages, some of them camouflaged while others... more...
- Primento Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
Le rôle des héritages dans la manière de concevoir et de produire les villes : l'exemple de l'Asie Les cultures spatiales des villes d?Asie sont approchées ici du point de vue de leurs singularités et spécificités, tant historiques que contemporaines, dans la conception et la transformation de leurs formes architecturales et urbaines. Dans cette... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 28.99
This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...
- Roaring Forties Press 2015; US$ 9.95
Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking citydiverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, trend-setting restaurants, and intriguing history. Fascinating and surprising sidelights include the apartment building... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international team of experts, builds on the research of Bagaeen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Presenting a pragmatic mixture of science, landscape ecology, ecosystem management, sociology, policy development and methods for transforming social and institutional cultures. Bioregional Planning: Resource Management Beyond the New Millennium is a timely and practical guide for the analysis, planning and development of bioregional projects for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial ? and urban ? reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands, and of its tremendous cultural effects. The author... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 16.99
Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way again. At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City is an unexpected and thrilling insight: how any building... more...