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The Transformation of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Russia

The Transformation of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Russia

By (author) Isolde Brade , By (author) Konstantin Axenov , By (author) Evgenij Bondarchuk In the years since 1989, the societies of Russia and Eastern Europe have undergone a remarkable… Read more »

Swarm Planning : The Development of a Planning Methodology to Deal with Climate Adaptation

Swarm Planning : The Development of a Planning Methodology to Deal with Climate Adaptation

Rob Roggema This book shows that the problem of climate adaptation, which is described in social planning terms as 'wicked,' is at odds with the contemporary practice of spatial planning…. Read more »

Spatial Planning and Urban Development

Spatial Planning and Urban Development

By (author) Pier Carlo Palermo , By (author) Davide Ponzini Urban planning is a complex field of knowledge and practice. Through the decades, theoretical debate has formed an eclectic set… Read more »

Complexity, Cognition, Urban Planning and Design 2016 : Post-Proceedings of the 2nd Delft International Conference

Complexity, Cognition, Urban Planning and Design 2016 : Post-Proceedings of the 2nd Delft International Conference

Edited by  Juval Portugali , Edited by  Egbert Stolk This book, which resulted from an intensive discourse between experts from several disciplines – complexity theorists, cognitive scientists, philosophers, urban planners… Read more »

Redeveloping Industrial Sites : A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Developers

Redeveloping Industrial Sites : A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Developers

By (author)  Carol Berens Architects, urban planners, urban designers, developers, city officials, and all those interested in revitalizing their post-industrial cities will find the tools they need here. Redeveloping Industrial… Read more »

Applied Urban Ecology : A Global Framework

Applied Urban Ecology : A Global Framework

Matthias Richter Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework explores ways in which the environmental quality of urban areas can be improved starting with existing environmental conditions and their dynamics. Written… Read more »

Redeveloping Industrial Sites : A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Developers

Redeveloping Industrial Sites : A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Developers

Carol Berens Architects, urban planners, urban designers, developers, city officials, and all those interested in revitalizing their post-industrial cities will find the tools they need here. Redeveloping Industrial Sites delivers… Read more »

The Reconnecting the City : The Historic Urban Landscape Approach and the Future of Urban Heritage

The Reconnecting the City : The Historic Urban Landscape Approach and the Future of Urban Heritage

Francesco Bandarin Historic Urban Landscape is a new approach to urban heritage management, promoted by UNESCO, and currently one of the most debated issues in the international preservation community. However,… Read more »

Street Design : The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

Street Design : The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

Victor Dover "The best streets in the world's villages, towns, and cities whether modest or grand continually remind one that simplicity is part of the recipe for success in this… Read more »

Designing Urban Agriculture : A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes

Designing Urban Agriculture : A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes

April Philips This full-color guide offers a complete overview of edible landscapes from the planning, designing, and funding to the management and maintenance of these communal spaces and ecodestinations. Featuring… Read more »

Locality, Regeneration and Divers(c)ities

Locality, Regeneration and Divers(c)ities

Sarah Bennett This new series addresses Art in the urban environment. As cities gradually lose the cultural connections with their industrial past, many seek to build new, post-industrial futures through… Read more »

Retrofitting Suburbia : Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Retrofitting Suburbia : Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Ellen Dunham-Jones Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida, this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers, planners, architects, developers, environmentalists,… Read more »

Turning a Town Around : A Proactive Approach to Urban Design

Turning a Town Around : A Proactive Approach to Urban Design

Anthony Hall This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation…. Read more »

Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process : Policy Tools and Property Decisions

Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process : Policy Tools and Property Decisions

Steve Tiesdell Urban design enables better places to be created for people and is thus seen in Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process as a place-making activity, rather… Read more »

Turning a Town Around : A Proactive Approach to Urban Design

Turning a Town Around : A Proactive Approach to Urban Design

By (author)  Anthony Hall This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for… Read more »

Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process : Policy Tools and Property Decisions

Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process : Policy Tools and Property Decisions

Steve Tiesdell Urban design enables better places to be created for people and is thus seen in Urban Design in the Real Estate Development Process as a place-making activity, rather… Read more »

Sensing the 21st Century City : The Net City Close-up and Remote Architectural Design

Sensing the 21st Century City : The Net City Close-up and Remote Architectural Design

uk298jtvc8p7iasbb9efomazv5ahqa –> var ue_hoe = +new Date(); Will cities exist in the next century? Or will everywhere be urban? Contemporary communication and transportation networks allow for greater urban dispersal, yet… Read more »

Place-Making and Policies for Competitive Cities

Place-Making and Policies for Competitive Cities

Sako Musterd Urban policy makers are increasingly striving to strengthen the economic competitiveness of their cities. Currently, they do that mainly in the field of the creative knowledge economy –… Read more »

Architecturally Speaking : Practices of Art, Architecture and the Everyday

Architecturally Speaking : Practices of Art, Architecture and the Everyday

Alan Read Architecturally Speaking is an international collection of essays by leading architects, artists and theorists of locality and space. Together these essays build to reflect not only what it… Read more »

An Introduction to Architectural Theory : 1968 to the Present

An Introduction to Architectural Theory : 1968 to the Present

Harry Francis Mallgrave 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… Read more »

The Urban Masterplanning Handbook

The Urban Masterplanning Handbook

Eric Firley This important resource features 20 examples of masterplans that are rigorously analysed visually through drawings and diagrams that are specially drawn to scale. As well as providing high… Read more »

Design for Flooding : Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change

Design for Flooding : Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change

Donald Watson Design for Flooding contains considerable useful information for practitioners and students. Watson and Adams fill the void for new thinking and they advance our ability to create more… Read more »

Touching the City : Thoughts on Urban Scale

Touching the City : Thoughts on Urban Scale

Timothy Makower Scale in cities is relative and absolute. It has the ability to make us feel at home in the world or alien from it; connected or disconnected. Both… Read more »

Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space

Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space

Keller Easterling Infrastructure is not only underground pipes and wires that control our cities but also the hidden rules for structuring the spaces all around us – free trade zones,… Read more »

The Folklore of the Freeway : Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

The Folklore of the Freeway : Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila When the interstate highway program connected America s cities, it also divided them, cutting through and destroying countless communities. Affluent and predominantly white residents fought back in a… Read more »

The Making of a World City : London 1991 to 2021

The Making of a World City : London 1991 to 2021

Greg Clark After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set… Read more »

Memorials as Spaces of Engagement : Design, Use and Meaning

Memorials as Spaces of Engagement : Design, Use and Meaning

Quentin Stevens Memorials are more diverse in design and subject matter than ever before. No longer limited to statues of heroes placed high on pedestals, contemporary memorials engage visitors in… Read more »

Re-Framing Urban Space : Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions

Re-Framing Urban Space : Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions

Chye Kiang Heng Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development…. Read more »

Kyoto : An Urban History of Japan’s Premodern Capital

Kyoto : An Urban History of Japan’s Premodern Capital

By Matthew Stavros Kyoto was Japan’s political and cultural capital for more than a millennium before the dawn of the modern era. Until about the fifteenth century, it was also… Read more »

Living with Transformation : Self-built Housing in the City of Dhaka

Living with Transformation : Self-built Housing in the City of Dhaka

Tareef Hayat Khan This book describes and analyzes the phenomenon of spontaneous transformation in self-built houses in the context of developing countries. After describing briefly the history of self-built houses… Read more »

Future City Architecture for Optimal Living

Future City Architecture for Optimal Living

Stamatina Rassia This book offers a wealth of interdisciplinary approaches to urbanization strategies in architecture centered on growing concerns about the future of cities and their impacts on essential elements… Read more »

Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries

Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries

Kathleen Shanahan Maca Beginning in 1839 with the donation of four square blocks of land, the grouping of cemeteries on the central boulevard of Galveston has grown to include seven… Read more »

Behind the Postcolonial  :  Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia

Behind the Postcolonial : Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia

Abidin Kusno>In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen,… Read more »

Beyond Buildings  :  Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

Beyond Buildings : Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

J. D. Ragsdale>Beyond Buildings: Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion is an assessment of the visual persuasiveness of designed spaces. It demonstrates that these spaces are as socially influential as speeches… Read more »

Beyond the Supersquare  :  Art and Architecture in Latin America After Modernism

Beyond the Supersquare : Art and Architecture in Latin America After Modernism

Antonio Sergio Bessa; Mario Torres>This revelatory, fully illustrated anthology explores modernism’s complex legacy in Latin America–featuring original research by renowned architects, historians, and curators from the region. Beyond the Supersquare:… Read more »

UAE and the Gulf  : Architecture and Urbanism Now

UAE and the Gulf : Architecture and Urbanism Now

George Katodrytis; Kevin Mitchell At the end of the 20th century, Dubai attracted international media attention as the world sought to make sense of the city’s extraordinary growth. Exuberant projects… Read more »

The American Vitruvius  : An Architects’ Handbook of Urban Design

The American Vitruvius : An Architects’ Handbook of Urban Design

Werner Hegemann; Elbert Peets; Christiane Crasemann Collins This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals… Read more »

City Choreographer  :  Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

City Choreographer : Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Alison Bick Hirsch >One of the most prolific and influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, Lawrence Halprin (1916 2009) was best known for the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.,… Read more »

Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction : Creating the Modern Townscape

Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction : Creating the Modern Townscape

John Pendlebury The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work… Read more »

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Shirley Jordan Cities Interrupted explores the potential of visual culture – in the form of photography, film, performance, architecture, urban design, and mixed media – to strategically interrupt processes of… Read more »