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  • Town and Country Planning in the UKby Barry Cullingworth; Vincent Nadin; Trevor Hart; Simin Davoudi; John Pendlebury; Geoff Vigar; David Webb; Tim Townshend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it’s spending £80m and four years’ inquiry into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...

  • Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessmentby Landscape Institute; I.E.M.A.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.88

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment. Offering detailed advice on the process of assessing... more...

  • A Pattern Languageby Christopher Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 44.99

    Volume 1, The Timeless Way of Building , lays the foundation of the series. It presents a new theory of architecture, building, and planning which forms the bsis for a new traditional post-industrial architecture, created by the people.Read it for inspiration; as a practicing planner, an educator, or a student, you cannot help but be challenged and... more...

  • Triumph of the Cityby Edward Glaeser

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.82

    A pioneering urban economist presents a myth-shattering look at the majesty and greatness of cities America is an urban nation, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, poor, unhealthy, environmentally unfriendly . . . or are they? In this revelatory book, Edward Glaeser, a leading urban economist, declares that cities are actually the healthiest,... more...

  • Urban Theory and the Urban Experienceby Simon Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.88

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. From the foundations of modern urban theory in the work of Weber, Simmel,... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 38.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...

  • nps tchoban vossby Falk Jaeger

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 90.95

    Das Architekturbüro nps tchoban voss mit Standorten in Hamburg, Berlin und Dresden gehört zu den wenigen deutschen Büros mit internationaler Präsenz. Das traditionsreiche Büro, das 1931 in Hamburg gegründet wurde, zeichnet sich durch eine an der Moderne orientierte Haltung aus, die den Entwurfsprozess von der städtebaulichen Einordnung bis zum... more...

  • Revitalising Historic Urban Quartersby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.72

    This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many cities have such quarters that confer on them a sense... more...

  • Designing Urban Transformationby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.34

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses the incredible potential of urban practice to radically... more...

  • The Design Dimension of Planningby Matthew Carmona; John Punter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.73

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With the increasing importance attached to district-wide... more...