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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 17th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 12th 2007 by Routledge