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  • 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...

  • Critique of Urbanizationby Neil Brenner

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 32.25

    Urbanization is transforming the planet, within and beyond cities, at all spatial scales. In this book, Neil Brenner mobilizes the tools of critical urban theory to deconstruct some of the dominant urban discourses of our time, which naturalize, and thus depoliticize, the enclosures, exclusions, injustices and irrationalities of neoliberal urbanism.... more...

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacularby Terry Moor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to local climate. In order to find solutions and to... more...

  • The Age of Spectacleby Tom Dyckhoff

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    In Dubai, a luxury apartment block is built in the shape of a giant iPod. In China, President Xi Jinping denounces the trend of constructing ?bizarre? new buildings in wacky shapes and colours. In Cincinnati, celebrity architect Zaha Hadid is paid millions to design a single ?iconic? structure ? with the hope of single-handedly transforming the region?s... more...

  • Sustainable Urbanismby Douglas Farr

    Wiley 2018; 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...

  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00

    Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...

  • The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planningby B. Waterhout

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...

  • Turning a Town Aroundby Anthony Hall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00 US$ 102.27

    This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation. more...

  • Environmental Indicators for Building Designby O. Guerra Santin

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 73.00

    The ultimate goal of building and construction ? in relation to environmental issues ? is to construct in an environmentally neutral way; or, as the Brundtland Report states, to consume in such a way that our children have the same choices that we have. Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. But in accordance with the... more...