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  1. Architecture, Power and National Identity

    2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Vale

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design...

    Published April 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Framing Places

    Mediating Power in Built Form, 2nd Edition

    By Kim Dovey

    Series: Architext

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Planning for Place and Plexus

    Metropolitan Land Use and Transport

    By David M. Levinson, Kevin J. Krizek

    Planning for Place and Plexus provides a fresh and unique perspective on metropolitan land use and transport networks, challenging current planning strategies and offering frameworks to understand and evaluate policy. The book suggests actions for the future urban growth of metropolitan areas and...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Urban Sustainability Through Environmental Design

    Approaches to Time-People-Place Responsive Urban Spaces

    Edited by Kevin Thwaites, Sergio Porta, Ombretta Romice, Mark Greaves

    What can architects, landscape architects and urban designers do to make urban open spaces, streets and squares, more responsive, lively and safe? Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design answers this question by providing the analytical tools and practical methodologies that can be...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Cross-Cultural Urban Design

    Global or Local Practice?

    Edited by Catherin Bull, Davisi Boontharm, Claire Parin, Darko Radovic, Guy Tapie

    Unprecedented in its scope, Cross-Cultural Urban Design: Global or Local Practice? explores how urban design has responded to recent trends towards global standardisation. Following analysis of its practice in the local domain, the book looks at how urban planning and design should be repositioned...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. To Scale

    One Hundred Urban Plans

    By Eric Jenkins

    How big is Moscow’s Red Square in comparison to Tiananmen Square? Why are there fewer public squares in Japan than in Italy? What lessons might be found in the plan of Savannah, Georgia’s historic district? To Scale is a collection of plans of urban spaces drawn at the same scale to help...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Open Space: People Space

    Edited by Catharine Ward Thompson, Penny Travlou

    Highly visual and containing contributions from leading names in landscape, architecture and design, this volume provides a rare insight into people’s engagement with the outdoor environment; looking at the ways in which the design of spaces and places meets people’s needs and desires in the...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  9. The Ludic City

    Exploring the Potential of Public Spaces

    By Quentin Stevens

    This international and illustrated work challenges current writings focussing on the problems of urban public space to present a more nuanced and dialectical conception of urban life. Detailed and extensive international urban case studies show how urban open spaces are used for play, which is...

    Published April 16th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 2

    The Environmental Assessment Methods

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Gordon Mitchell, Peter Nijkamp, Ron Vreeker

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    In this book, the second of a three-volume series, leading authorities on the methodology of environmental assessment provide a unique insight into questions of critical importance to sustainable urban development. Using the framework and protocols set out in Volume 1, Volume 2 examines how well...

    Published April 5th 2007 by Routledge