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You are currently browsing 81–90 of 202 new and published books in the subject of Urban Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Liveable Cities: Urbanising World

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    Edited by Chris Gossop, Shi Nan

    This book is about the unprecedented challenges facing the world’s cities as they expand and develop in response to demographic change, human aspirations and the forces of globalization. Most of that growth is taking place in the developing countries and it is here that the megacities (places with...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Waterfront Regeneration

    Experiences in City-building

    Edited by Harry Smith, Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari

    Waterfront regeneration and development represents a unique opportunity to spatially and visually alter cities worldwide. However, its multi-faceted nature entails city-building with all its complexity including the full range of organizations involved and how they interact. This book examines how...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Design and Ethics

    Reflections on Practice

    Edited by Emma Felton, Oksana Zelenko, Suzi Vaughan

    The value of design for contributing to environmental solutions and a sustainable future is increasingly recognised. It spans many spheres of everyday life, and the ethical dimension of design practice that considers environmental, social and economic sustainability is compelling. Approaches to...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities

    Edited by Michael Rios, Leonardo Vazquez

    Latinos are one of the largest and fastest growing social groups in the United States, and their increased presence is profoundly shaping the character of urban, suburban, and rural places. This is a response to these developments and is the first book written for readers seeking to learn about,...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Megapolitan America

    By Arthur Nelson, Robert Lang

    With an expected population of 400 million by 2040, America is morphing into an economic system composed of twenty-three 'megapolitan' areas that will dominate the nation’s economy by midcentury. These 'megapolitan' areas are networks of metropolitan areas sharing common economic, landscape,...

    Published January 20th 2012 by APA Planners Press

  7. Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Town and Terraced Housing

    For Affordability and Sustainability

    By Avi Friedman

    Recent societal changes have brought about renewed interest from architects, town planners, housing officials and the public in terraces and townhouses. The small footprint that this style of house occupies allows a sustainable high density approach to habitation, slowing sprawl and creating...

    Published January 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Temporary City

    By Peter Bishop, Lesley Williams

    Most of the professional training, thinking and strategies of architects, urban designers and planners, are strictly three-dimensional. In reality of course the city is four dimensional, and one needs to acknowledge the influence of time in planning and design strategies....

    Published January 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Designing for Zero Waste

    Consumption, Technologies and the Built Environment

    Edited by Steffen Lehmann, Robert Crocker

    Series: Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

    Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas,...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge