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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • 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...

  • Critique of Urbanizationby Neil Brenner

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 34.95

    Urbanisierung verändert unseren Planeten, innerhalb und außerhalb der Städte, in allen räumlichen Maßstäben. Neil Brenner untersucht diesen Wandel mit den Instrumenten einer kritischen Stadttheorie: er dekonstruiert die derzeit gängigen Diskurse zur Stadt, die die Ein- und Ausgrenzungen, die Ungerechtigkeiten und Irrationalitäten des neoliberalen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Designby Jon Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2 nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a three-dimensional model with which to categorize... 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...