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  • Capital Dilemmaby Derek Hyra; Sabiyha Prince

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume?s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, anthropological, economic, geographic, political, and linguistic theories and approaches, captures... more...

  • The City Crown by Bruno Tautby Dr Matthew Mindrup; Dr Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut?s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of ?apolitical socialism? and peaceful collaboration... more...

  • City as Landscapeby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post -postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern. more...

  • Contracting for Better Placesby M. van der Veen

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00

    Large-scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas. For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable. This book focuses on the development agreements that these parties close. It is suitable for academics as well as practitioners. more...

  • Countryside Managementby Mr Peter Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    This management handbook explains the skills and systems needed by all those involved in managing the countryside. It deals with the process of management, national trends, establishing local policies and priorities, implementing schemes, as well as the legislation which surrounds countryside management. more...

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscapeby Mira Engler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain?s best-known twentieth-century architectural draftsmen. ... more...

  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism? What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory ? both in speech and writing ? can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to... more...

  • Deconstructing Placemakingby Mahyar Arefi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    A new taxonomy of placemaking is needed; concerns have been expressed about the professionalization of placemaking through the proliferation of standards, zoning codes, and restrictive covenants. "Place matters" has become a mantra in many disciplines - architecture, urban planning and urban design, geography, and sociology to name a few. While conceptualized... more...

  • Design Guidelines in American Citiesby John Punter

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50

    This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities – Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...

  • Development Controlby Keith Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on practical and "how-to-do-it" issues. It should be of interest to students in schools of planning, the... more...