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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$ 66.31

    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...

  • Fitby Robert Geddes

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15

    Fit is a book about architecture and society that seeks to fundamentally change how architects and the public think about the task of design. Distinguished architect and urbanist Robert Geddes argues that buildings, landscapes, and cities should be designed to fit: fit the purpose, fit the place, fit future possibilities. Fit replaces old paradigms,... more...

  • WSUD Engineering Procedures: Stormwaterby Melbourne Water

    CSIRO Publishing 2005; US$ 89.95

    Practical engineering solutions to those who need to implement WSUD. 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...

  • An Introduction to Architectural Theoryby Harry Francis Mallgrave; David J. Goodman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 37.76

    A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory  is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual... 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$ 61.20

    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$ 47.18

    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$ 44.62

    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...

  • The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Communityby Peter Katz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 86.00

    The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of... more...