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  • The Canadian Cityby Roger Kemble

    Harvest House 1989; US$ 9.99

    Architect and artist Roger Kemble has demonstrated his ideas of urban design with images from sixteen major Canadian cities?among others. He has walked, measured, and sketched their streets, squares and places, scanned their horizons, probed the relationships between structures, land and landscape with unprecedented energy. More significantly, he... more...

  • ARCHITECTURE POWER NATIONAL IDENTITby Lawrence Vale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...

  • Deconstructing Placemaking: Needs, Opportunities, and Assetsby Mahyar Arefi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Farming Cubaby Carey Clouse

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba found itself solely responsible for feeding a nation that had grown dependent on imports and trade subsidies. With fuel, fertilizers, and pesticides disappearing overnight, citizens began growing their own organic produce anywhere they could find space? on rooftops, balconies, vacant... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 11.08

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • Band 1: Energy and Sunby Ludger Eltrop; Ulrich Fahl; Thomas Telsnig; Elke Pahl-Weber; Lukas Born; Carsten Zehner; Ulrike Assmann; Bernd Kochendörfer

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.05

    Series: With its funding priority 'Research for the Sustainable Development of Megacities of Tomorrow', the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is focusing on energy and climate-efficient structures in nine fast-growing cities as they offer the opportunity for sustainable urban development. The programme supports projects on various topics:... more...

  • Mellon Squareby Susan Rademacher; Charles Birnbaum

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...

  • Beauty Redeemedby Ellen Braae

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    The recycling of post-industrial landscapes has been a topic of great interest both in landscape and urban design in the past 20 years. This book is a history, a design theory and a survey of seminal schemes all in one. It analyzes all ground-breaking European projects such as Peter Latz' Duisburg Nord, Parque del Clot in Barcelona or Parc aux Angéliques... more...

  • Ein Haus wie Ichby Salvatore Pisani; Elisabeth Oy-Marra

    transcript 2014; US$ 36.29

    Selbstthematisierung und Selbstreflexion haben ihren klassischen Ort in Tagebuch, Memoiren und Brief. In der Moderne jedoch wird verstärkt das Haus als »Abdruck seines Bewohners« (Walter Benjamin) erkannt, was von einer neuen privilegierten Entäußerungsform des Ich in der Architektur zeugt. In diesem interdisziplinären Sammelband wird ein ebenso vielfältiges... more...