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Public Space in Urban Asia

Public Space in Urban Asia

William S. W. Lim Description Over the past few decades, rapid urbanisation has threatened to erode public space, especially in emerging economies. Market forces that prioritise profit generation are allowed… Read more »

Asian Alterity : With Special Reference to Architecture and Urbanism Through the Lens of Cultural Studies

Asian Alterity : With Special Reference to Architecture and Urbanism Through the Lens of Cultural Studies

William S. W. Lim Description Asian Alterity is an interdisciplinary theoretical analysis that vigorously contests the homogeneity of the mainstream Eurocentric values. Part I argues for the need for an… Read more »

Univer-Cities: Strategic Implications for Asia : Readings from Cambridge and Berkeley to Singapore

Univer-Cities: Strategic Implications for Asia : Readings from Cambridge and Berkeley to Singapore

Anthony Soon Chye Teo Description Univer-cities: Strategic Implications for Asia aims to redefine the multi-faceted symbiotic relationship between universities and host cities. The four readings in this reader will invite… Read more »

[FREE] Beijing Record : A Physical and Political History of Planning Modern Beijing

[FREE] Beijing Record : A Physical and Political History of Planning Modern Beijing

By Jun Wang Beijing Record, the result of ten years of research on the urban transformation of Beijing in the last fifty years, brings to an extended Western audience the… Read more »

Green Urbanism in Asia : The Emerging Green Tigers

Green Urbanism in Asia : The Emerging Green Tigers

Peter Newman Description The world is facing an age of scarcity which will challenge all cities to reduce their resource footprint, especially carbon, improve biodiversity and at the same time… Read more »

Principles of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning with Worked Examples

Principles of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning with Worked Examples

Nihal E. Wijeysundera>This book presents the most current design procedures in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), available in handbooks, like the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air… Read more »

Reclaiming Backlanes: Design Vision for Increasing Building Performance and Reprogramming Common Spaces

Reclaiming Backlanes: Design Vision for Increasing Building Performance and Reprogramming Common Spaces

Marcel Bruelisauer Take a shortcut! Explore the pop-up market! Breathe the fresh scents of flowers in a secret garden! What if backlanes were far from the state they are in… Read more »