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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$ 102.00

    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...

  • Life Cycle Assessmentby Ralph E Horne; Tim Grant; Karli Verghese

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 35.95

    Focuses on the important practice of LCA in Australia, and provides critical insight into the technique and how it can be used as a problem-solving tool. more...

  • Designing Tito's Capitalby Brigitte Le Normand

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    The devastation of World War II left the Yugoslavian capital of Belgrade in ruins. Communist Party leader Josip Broz Tito saw this as a golden opportunity to recreate the city through his own vision of socialism. In Designing Tito’s Capital , Brigitte Le Normand analyzes the unprecedented planning process called for by the new leader, and the determination... more...

  • The Great Bridgeby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 14.99

    The dramatic and enthralling story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge at the time, a tale of greed, corruption, and obstruction but also of optimism, heroism, and determination, told by master historian David McCullough. This monumental book is the enthralling story of one of the greatest events in our nation’s... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 37.00

    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 2008; 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$ 75.95

    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$ 56.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...