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- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In this book, Yue Zhang presents a cross-national comparative analysis of the politics of urban preservation. Based on comprehensive archival research and more than two hundred in-depth interviews in Beijing, Chicago, and Paris, Zhang finds that urban preservation provides a tool for diverse political and social actors to frame their propositions... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 35.71
Die wissenschaftliche Thematisierung städtischer Entwicklung bzw. lokalen Wandels vernachlässigt häufig die Eigenlogik und Eigendynamik der lokalen Ebene und die Gestaltungswirkung lokaler Akteure. Problematisch daran ist, dass einerseits komplexe und variable Akteurs-Institutionen-Geflechte und die auf sie einwirkenden, sich verändernden Einflussfaktoren,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99
In a field over-saturated with research on global cities and megacities, this is the first academic book to analyze specifically small cities and regions in New England. The book contains contributions from sociologists, anthropologists, historians, political scientists, politicians, grassroots leaders, and urban/regional planners. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
We all know the story of the slave trade?the infamous Middle Passage, the horrifying conditions on slave ships, the millions that died on the journey, and the auctions that awaited the slaves upon their arrival in the Americas. But much of the writing on the subject has focused on the European traders and the arrival of slaves in North America. In... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 53.07
What would it entail to reformulate the classical architectonic question under genuinely civic instead of natural conditions? The author sketches a concept of mediality as the element of symbolically constituted, distributed and discrete possibilities, engendered from the probabilistic mixture in which the open totality of what can be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97
Transgression suggests operating beyond accepted norms and radically reinterpreting practice by pushing at the boundaries of both what architecture is, and what it could or even should be. The current economic crisis and accompanying political/social unrest has exacerbated the difficulty into which architecture has long been sliding: challenged by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to support planning, design and implementation. Key topics... more...