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  1. Great City Parks

    By Alan Tate

    Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of twenty significant public parks in fourteen major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why...

    Published May 13th 2004 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Brave New Neighborhoods

    The Privatization of Public Space

    By Margaret Kohn

    Fighting for First Amendment rights is as popular a pastime as ever, but just because you can get on your soapbox doesn't mean anyone will be there to listen. Town squares have emptied out as shoppers decamp for the megamalls; gated communities keep pesky signature gathering activists away; even...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Cities and Natural Process

    A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Hough

    Cities and Natural Process is a discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Beyond Description

    Singapore Space Historicity

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo

    Series: Architext

    This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions...

    Published April 14th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Urban Avant-Gardes

    Art, Architecture and Change

    By Malcolm Miles

    Urban Avant-Gardes presents original research on a range of recent contemporary practices in and between art and architecture giving perspectives from a wide range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences that are seldom juxtaposed, it questions many assumptions and accepted...

    Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    Series: Architext

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Shaping the City

    Studies in History, Theory and Urban Design

    Edited by Rodolphe El-Khoury, Edwards Robbins

    Taking on important themes and debates in urban design, Shaping the City examines the critical ideas that have driven these themes and debates through a study of particular cities at important moments in their development. This is a wide-ranging collection of in-depth case studies, each ...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Unsettling the City

    Urban Land and the Politics of Property

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Short and accessible, this book interweaves a discussion of the geography of property in one global city, Vancouver, with a more general analysis of property, politics, and the city....

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Landscapes of Privilege

    The Politics of the Aesthetic in an American Suburb

    By Nancy Duncan, Nancy Duncan

    James and Nancy Duncan look at how the aesthetics of physical landscapes are fully enmeshed in producing the American class system. Focusing on an archetypal upper class American suburb-Bedford in Westchester County, NY-they show how the physical presentation of a place carries with it a range of...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The City Cultures Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Iain Borden, Tim Hall, Malcolm Miles

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge