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  1. 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 12th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  2. 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 25th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  6. 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 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Designing the City of Reason

    Foundations and Frameworks

    By Ali Madanipour

    With a practical approach to theory, Designing the City of Reason offers new perspectives on how differing belief systems and philosophical approaches impact on city design and development, exploring how this has changed before, during and after the impact of modernism in all its rationalism....

    Published March 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Urban Design Reader

    By Steve Tiesdell, Matthew Carmona

    Essential reading for students and practitioners of urban design, this collection of essays introduces the 6 dimensions of urban design through a range of the most important classic and contemporary key texts. Urban design as a form of place making has become an increasingly significant area of...

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Experiential Landscape

    An Approach to People, Place and Space

    By Kevin Thwaites, Ian M. Simkins

    Experiential Landscape offers new ways of looking at the relationship between people and the outdoor open spaces they use in their everyday lives. The book takes a holistic view of the relationship between humans and their environment, integrating experiential and spatial dimensions of the outdoors...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge