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- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 28.95
The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is a new ?hot? iconic landmark, but is it a model of urban revitalization or a bellwether of gentrification? A diverse group, including planners and architects directly involved in its design, assess it critically, exploring its aesthetic, economic, ecological,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Urban Planning?s Philosophical Entanglements explores the long-held idea that urban planning is the link in moving from knowledge to action. Observing that the knowledge domain of the planning profession is constantly expanding, the approach is a deep philosophical analysis of what is the quality and character of understanding that urban planners... more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 28.19
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? new buildings in wacky shapes and colours. In Cincinnati, celebrity architect Zaha Hadid is paid millions to design a single ?iconic? structure ? with the hope of single-handedly transforming the region?s... more...
- Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 49.95
[a]FA ist ein Lab des Instituts für Architektur an der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, in dem räumliche, infrastrukturelle, ökologische und kulturelle Phänomene der Sub-Sahara untersucht werden. Jedes Projekt ist transdisziplinär und transkulturell konzipiert. Das Buch dokumentiert drei Projekte, die in den Jahren 2011-2015 durchgeführt... more...
- Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 34.95
Mit Design is Invisible verwies Lucius Burckhardt als einer der ersten auf die Integrierbarkeit unsichtbarer Wirkkräfte: Sie bestimmen den Gebrauch der Gegenstände und sollten Bestandteil der Gestaltung sein. Was nützt etwa die schönste Straßenbahn, wenn sie in der Nacht nicht fährt? Burckhardt erweitert kurzerhand den Designbegriff, in diesem Fall... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
4D Hyperlocal: A Cultural Tool Kit for the Open-source City The evolution of digital tools is revolutionising urban design, planning and community engagement. This is enabling a new ‘hyperlocal’ mode of design made possible by geolocation technologies and GPS-enabled mobile devices that support connectivity through open-source applications.... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 87.16
This book focuses on the ways in which military installations and small cities can implement and integrate triple net planning and energy, water, and waste sustainability strategies into broad installation operational management, arrive at the best decision, create policy and communicate effectively to stakeholders. It explores current and emerging... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Established categories such as rural /urban and village/city no longer hold true. Rural and urban conditions have become increasingly blurred, so how can we identify and distinguish... more...