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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • 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...

  • Cities and the Cultural Economyby Thomas A. Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The cultural economy forms a leading trajectory of urban development, and has emerged as a key facet of globalizing cities. Cultural industries include new media, digital arts, music and film, and the design industries and professions, as well as allied consumption and spectacle in the city. The cultural economy now represents the third-largest sector... more...

  • Sustainable Developmentby Susan Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The promotion of sustainable futures is taking on a new urgency in the context of climate change and biodiversity... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Transportationby Dusan Teodorovic

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Transportation offers a current and comprehensive survey of transportation planning and engineering research. It provides a step-by-step introduction to research related to traffic engineering and control, transportation planning, and performance measurement and evaluation of transportation alternatives. The Handbook... more...

  • Places of the Heartby Colin Ellard

    Bellevue Literary Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    A neuroscientist illuminates how we make and are made by the world both real and virtual more...

  • Retrofitting Sprawlby Emily Talen

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    These twelve previously unpublished essays present innovative and practical ideas for addressing the harmful effects of sprawl. Sprawl is not only an ongoing focus of specialized magazines like Dwell; indeed, Time magazine has cited “recycling the suburbs” as the second of “Ten Ideas Changing the World Right Now.” While most... more...

  • The Emperor's Houseby Michael Featherstone; Jean-Michel Spieser; Gülru Tanman; Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Intended for specialists and students of Architecture, Art History and History, the volume contains papers on functional and ideological aspects of palace architecture, art and ceremonial in the Roman imperial tradition in its broadest geographical and chronological limits, from the Principate through Late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Carolingian,... more...

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscapeby Mira Engler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • The Disaster Profiteersby John C. Mutter

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    In the tradition of Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine , a leading geoscientist argues that natural disasters too often push the modern world towards more extremes of inequality more...

  • Instruments of Planningby Rebecca Leshinsky; Crystal Legacy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning?s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own jurisdictional needs, Instruments of Planning is a compendium... more...