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  1. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 3

    The Toolkit for Assessment

    Edited by Ron Vreeker, Mark Deakin, Stephen Curwell

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    The third volume of the Sustainable Urban Development Series outlines the BEQUEST toolkit that helps link protocol with the assessment methods currently available for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. It details the decision support mechanisms developed for users of the...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Sitte, Hegemann and the Metropolis

    Modern Civic Art and International Exchanges

    Edited by Charles Bohl, Jean-François Lejeune

    These essays, from leading names in the field, weave together the parallels and differences between the past and present of civic art. Offering prospects for the first decades of the twenty-first century, the authors open up a broad international dialogue on civic art, which relates historical...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Design Quality in New Housing

    Learning from the Netherlands

    By Matthew Cousins

    This book addresses the need for an in-depth study into design quality in new housing. The wider implications of policy and design are examined through a series of case studies of new housing projects in the UK and the Netherlands. Dutch interdisciplinary design and modern methods of construction...

    Published November 16th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Urban Design Management

    A Guide to Good Practice

    Edited by Antti Ahlava, Harry Edelman

    This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and...

    Published November 11th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Architecture of Modern China

    A Historical Critique

    By Jianfei Zhu

    A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective...

    Published October 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Intimate Metropolis

    Urban Subjects in the Modern City

    Edited by Vittoria Di Palma, Diana Periton, Marina Lathouri

    Intimate Metropolis explores connections between the modern city, its architecture, and its citizens, by questioning traditional conceptualizations of public and private. Rather than focusing purely on public spaces—such as streets, cafés, gardens, or department stores—or on the domestic sphere,...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Water and Urban Development Paradigms

    Towards an Integration of Engineering, Design and Management Approaches

    Edited by Jan Feyen, Kelly Shannon, Matthew Neville

    Communication across and integration of disciplines in the urban-water sector seems today more imperative than ever before. Water is a strategic and shrinking resource. It is probably the world's most valuable resource and clean water has even been touted as the 'next oil'. Control of water -...

    Published September 2nd 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 4

    Changing Professional Practice

    Edited by Ian Cooper, Martin Symes

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    This new book explores how the professions responsible for enhancing the built environment's sustainability seek to deliver this new agenda, offering multi-perspective case studies and discussion to argue for a rethinking of the role of urban development professional. Showing how...

    Published August 21st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Cities Design and Evolution

    By Stephen Marshall

    Why does modern planning sometimes create urban environments that are less attractive and functional than the ‘organic urbanism’ of traditional cities? Cities Design and Evolution takes up the challenge of this question, investigating ‘how cities are put together’, both in the sense of how the...

    Published July 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. World Cities and Urban Form

    Fragmented, Polycentric, Sustainable?

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Daniel Kozak, Pattaranan Takkanon

    This book presents new research and theory at the regional scale showing the forms metropolitan regions might take to achieve sustainability. At the city scale the book presents case studies based on the latest research and practice from Europe, Asia and North America, showing how both planning and...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge