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  1. 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 12th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  2. 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 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  5. 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 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Writing Urbanism

    A Design Reader

    Edited by Douglas Kelbaugh, Kit McCullough

    Series: The ACSA Architectural Education Series

    Urban design continues to grow as an increasingly important and expanding field of study, research and professional endeavour. Distinguished by its broad scope and comprehensiveness on the subject of urban design, this new collection combines selected essays from both practitioners and academia.&...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Public Space

    The Management Dimension

    Edited by Matthew Carmona, Claudio de Magalhães, Leo Hammond

    In both the UK and the US there is a sense of dissatisfaction and pessimism about the state of urban environments, particularly with the quality of everyday public spaces. Explanations for this have emphasized the poor quality of design that characterizes many new public spaces; spaces that are...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Heterotopia and the City

    Public Space in a Postcivil Society

    Edited by Michiel Dehaene, Lieven De Cauter

    Heterotopia, literally meaning ‘other place’, is a rich concept in urban design that describes a space that is on the margins of ordered or civil society, and one that possesses multiple, fragmented or even incompatible meanings. The term has had an impact on architectural and urban theory since it...

    Published May 13th 2008 by Routledge