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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • 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...

  • 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

    'A great storyteller . . . you would be hard pushed to find a more knowledgeable or entertaining [guide]' Icon 'Such an interesting book . . . I cannot recommend it enough.' Lauren Laverne 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’... 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...

  • The City Between Freedom and Securityby Deane Simpson; Vibeke Jensen; Anders Rubing

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.95

    Das urbane Dilemma: den staatlichen Bestrebungen, den städtischen Raum sicherer zu machen, steht das Prinzip gegenüber, dass Städte ein Raum einer offenen Zivilgesellschaft und Demokratie mit Meinungs- und Versammlungsfreiheit sind. Wie lassen sich beide Interessen in eine Balance bringen? Ausgehend von der viel diskutierten Sanierung... more...