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The Well-Tempered City What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life by Jonathan F. P. Rose The Well-Tempered City What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life

2017 PROSE Award Winner: Outstanding Scholarly Work by a Trade Publisher In the vein of Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser's Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose-a visionary in urban development...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Largest Art A Measured Manifesto for a Plural Urbanism by Brent D. (Associate Professor of Urban Design and Public Policy and Head of the City Design and Development Gr, Massachus Ryan The Largest Art A Measured Manifesto for a Plural Urbanism
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Urban design in practice is incremental, but architects imagine it as scaled-up architecture -- large, ready-to-build pop-up cities. This paradox of urban design is rarely addressed; indeed, urban design as a discipline lacks a theoretical foundation. In The Largest Art,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Public Space Between Reimagination and Occupation by Svetlana Hristova Public Space Between Reimagination and Occupation

Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private ownership;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Loose Fit City The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning by Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang Loose Fit City The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning
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Drawn from a lifetime's experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Houses for Aging Socially Developing Third Place Ecologies by University of Arkansas Community Design Center Houses for Aging Socially Developing Third Place Ecologies

Addresses how design of low-density housing stock and neighbourhoods may better serve the common mobility, access and social needs of seniors.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Conway Urban Watershed Framework Plan by University of Arkansas Community Design Center Conway Urban Watershed Framework Plan

Addresses a widespread yet rarely acknowledged blight that affects waterholes across the United States, and encourages trans-disciplinary communication between urban planners, ecological engineers and political decision-makers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Designing San Francisco Art, Land, and Urban Renewal in the City by the Bay by Alison Isenberg Designing San Francisco Art, Land, and Urban Renewal in the City by the Bay

A major new urban history of the design and development of postwar San Francisco Designing San Francisco is the untold story of the formative postwar decades when U.S. cities took their modern shape amid clashing visions of the future. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Urban Being Anatomy & Identity of the City by Robin Renner Urban Being Anatomy & Identity of the City


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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Defining the Urban Interdisciplinary and Professional Perspectives by Deljana Iossifova Defining the Urban Interdisciplinary and Professional Perspectives

What is urban ? How can it be described and contextualised? How is it used in theory and practice? Urban processes feature in key international policy and practice discourses. They are at the core of research agendas across traditional academic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Design for Social Diversity by Emily Talen, Sungduck Lee Design for Social Diversity
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This newly updated edition of Design for Diversity explores the physical context of socially diverse neighborhoods. It probes the kinds of places social diversity inhabits, how this diversity can be explained, and what the physical context of diversity means -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Design for Social Diversity by Emily Talen, Sungduck Lee Design for Social Diversity
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This newly updated edition of Design for Diversity explores the physical context of socially diverse neighborhoods. It probes the kinds of places social diversity inhabits, how this diversity can be explained, and what the physical context of diversity means -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Ways of Residing in Transformation Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Professor Sten Gromark, Dr. Mervi Ilmonen, Professor Katrin Paadam, Eli Stoa Ways of Residing in Transformation Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

The Handbook of Urban Morphology by Karl Kropf The Handbook of Urban Morphology

Conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, The Handbook of Urban Morphology focuses on the form, structure and evolution of human settlements from villages to metropolitan regions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Yeovil in 50 Buildings by Bob Osborn Yeovil in 50 Buildings

Explores the rich and fascinating history of Yeovil through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Characterising Neighbourhoods Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance by Richard Guise, James Webb Characterising Neighbourhoods Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance
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It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Characterising Neighbourhoods Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance by Richard Guise, James Webb Characterising Neighbourhoods Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance
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It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Historic Capital Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. by Cameron Logan Historic Capital Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has long been known as a frustrating and sometimes confusing city for its residents to call home. The monumental core of federal office buildings, museums, and the National Mall dominates the citys surrounding neighborhoods and urban fabric. For...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Historic Capital Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. by Cameron Logan Historic Capital Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has long been known as a frustrating and sometimes confusing city for its residents to call home. The monumental core of federal office buildings, museums, and the National Mall dominates the citys surrounding neighborhoods and urban fabric. For...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Towards a Public Space Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City by Marta Sequeira Towards a Public Space Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City

Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature.? Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier's contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier's plans are usually...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City by Jennifer Mack The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

An industrial city on the outskirts of Stockholm, Sf6derte4lje is the global capital of the Syriac Orthodox Christian diaspora, an ethnic and religious minority group fleeing persecution and discrimination in the Middle East. Since the 1960s, this Syriac community has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Spaces of Uncertainty - Berlin revisited by Kenny Cupers Spaces of Uncertainty - Berlin revisited

How has Berlin's urban landscape changed in its remarkable transformation from divided city to creative capital? Despite the monumental heritage and grand development projects, Berlin still conjures up images of urban fragmentation and vacant inner-city land. The book reveals the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City by Jennifer Mack The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

An industrial city on the outskirts of Stockholm, Sf6derte4lje is the global capital of the Syriac Orthodox Christian diaspora, an ethnic and religious minority group fleeing persecution and discrimination in the Middle East. Since the 1960s, this Syriac community has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Designing the Compassionate City Creating Places Where People Thrive by Jenny Donovan Designing the Compassionate City Creating Places Where People Thrive

Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline - as individuals or as a community - is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Martin Fuller The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The post-World War II era philosophy of urban renewal valued the efficient movement of cars more than it valued the lives of people and wiped out entire neighborhoods dismissed by bureaucrats as slums. Published in 1961, Jacob's book examines the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Loose Fit City The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning by Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang Loose Fit City The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning
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Drawn from a lifetime's experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Martin Fuller The Death and Life of Great American Cities

American author, journalist, and activist Jane Jacobs was born in 1916 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City in 1934, where she became a journalist, writing for magazines including Architectural Forum and Fortune.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Growing Compact Urban Form, Density and Sustainability by Joo Hwa P. (Curtin University, Australia) Bay Growing Compact Urban Form, Density and Sustainability
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Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Urban Waterfront Promenades by Elizabeth MacDonald Urban Waterfront Promenades

Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Urban Eurasia Cities in Transformation by Isolde Brade Urban Eurasia Cities in Transformation


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

Against Urbanism by Franco La Cecla Against Urbanism


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Growing Compact Urban Form, Density and Sustainability by Joo Hwa P. (Curtin University, Australia) Bay Growing Compact Urban Form, Density and Sustainability
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Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Skyscraper Gothic by Skyscraper Gothic

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,...
Format: eBook - Released: 29/06/2017

Urban Waterfront Promenades by Elizabeth MacDonald Urban Waterfront Promenades

Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

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