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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$ 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...

  • Citizens? Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iranby Hans-Liudger Dienel; M. Reza Shirazi; Sabine Schröder; Jenny Schmithals

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    During recent years, the topic of participation has increasingly been gaining importance in Iran ? in the scientific field, in practice and rhetoric. However, in current scientific literature ? and especially in English literature ? there is little knowledge on the conditions, legal background, perceptions, experiences and processes of citizens? participation... more...

  • Netspacesby Katharine S. Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 109.95

    The focus of this book is on understanding and explaining the way that our increasingly networked world impacts on the legibility of cities; that is how we experience and inhabit urban space. It reflects on the nature of the spatial effects of the networked and mediated world; from mobile phones and satnavs to data centres and wifi nodes and discusses... more...

  • Ways of Residing in Transformationby Sten Gromark; Mervi Ilmonen; Katrin Paadam; Eli Støa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 124.95

    Profound transformations in residential practices are emerging in Europe as well as throughout the urban world. They can be observed in the unfolding diversity of residential architecture and spatially restructured cities. The complexity of urban and societal processes behind these changes requires new research approaches in order to fully grasp the... more...