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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Advances in Social & Occupational Ergonomicsby Richard H.M. Goossens

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 222.74

    This book reports on cutting-edge research related to social and occupational factors. It presents innovative contributions to the optimization of sociotechnical management systems, which consider organizational, policy, and logistical issues. It discusses timely topics related to communication, crew resource management, work design, participatory... more...

  • Skyscraper Gothicby Kevin D. Murphy; Lisa Reilly

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 39.50

    Of all building types, the skyscraper strikes observers as the most modern, in terms not only of height but also of boldness, scale, ingenuity, and daring. As a phenomenon born in late nineteenth-century America, it quickly became emblematic of New York, Chicago, and other major cities. Previous studies of these structures have tended to foreground... more...

  • Seizing Jerusalemby Alona Nitzan-Shiftan

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    After seizing Jerusalem’s eastern precincts from Jordan at the conclusion of the Six-Day War in 1967, Israel unilaterally unified the city and plunged into an ambitious building program, eager to transform the very meaning of one of the world’s most emotionally charged urban spaces. The goal was as simple as it was controversial: to both Judaize... more...

  • Traditional Chinese Architectureby Xinian Fu; Nancy S. Steinhardt; Alexandra Harrer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45

    A groundbreaking book by one of the world's leading historians of Chinese architecture Translated by Alexandra Harrer Fu Xinian is considered by many to be the world's leading historian of Chinese architecture. He is an expert on every type of Chinese architecture from every period through the nineteenth century, and his work is at the cutting... more...

  • Transportation, Land Use and Integrationby I.M. Schoeman

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 181.00

    The purpose of this book is to address transportation modelling in terms of technology, techniques and methodology application in context to the interface between transportation systems, land use planning, and environmental challenges and application. This book will be of value to theorists as well as practitioners. more...

  • Inhabitable Infrastructuresby CJ Lim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors , from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the fundamental human requirements to protect, to provide... more...

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young Peopleby Kate Bishop; Linda Corkery

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and youth in planning and designing urban environments.... 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...

  • Diasporic Agencies: Mapping the City Otherwiseby Nishat Awan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Diasporic Agencies addresses the neglected subject of how architecture and urban design can respond to the consequences of increasing migration. Arguing that diasporic inhabitations can only be understood as the co-production of space, subjectivity and politics, the book explores questions of difference, belonging and movement in the city. Through... more...