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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Urban Designby Jon Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2 nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a three-dimensional model with which to categorize... more...

  • Architecture of Resistanceby Yara Sharif

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines, documents and maps in a search for the meaning of architecture... more...

  • The City Between Freedom and Securityby Deane Simpson; Vibeke Jensen; Anders Rubing

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.95

    Das urbane Dilemma: den staatlichen Bestrebungen, den städtischen Raum sicherer zu machen, steht das Prinzip gegenüber, dass Städte ein Raum einer offenen Zivilgesellschaft und Demokratie mit Meinungs- und Versammlungsfreiheit sind. Wie lassen sich beide Interessen in eine Balance bringen? Ausgehend von der viel diskutierten Sanierung... more...

  • Citizens’ Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iranby Hans-Liudger Dienel; M. Reza Shirazi; Sabine Schröder; Jenny Schmithals

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    During recent years, the topic of participation has increasingly been gaining importance in Iran – in the scientific field, in practice and rhetoric. However, in current scientific literature – and especially in English literature – there is little knowledge on the conditions, legal background, perceptions, experiences and processes of citizens’ participation... 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...

  • Basics Urban Building Blocksby Thorsten Bürklin; Michael Peterek

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 17.99

    Das Wissen über die unterschiedlichen Stadtbausteine gehört zum grundlegenden Handwerkszeug jeder städtebaulichen Planung. Aus diesen Bausteinen sind unsere Städte und Quartiere zusammengefügt. Für das städtebauliche Entwerfen ist es unerlässlich, ihre Form und Struktur, die funktionalen Bedingungen, ihre Differenzierung von privaten und... 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...

  • 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... 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...