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  1. Regulating Place

    Standards and the Shaping of Urban America

    Edited by Eran Ben-Joseph, Terry S. Szold

    Tracing how codes arose when they did, and how they were adapted over time, the authors examine the increasing influence of regulatory codes over urban design and planning in the past century....

    Published December 6th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Fluid City

    Transforming Melbourne's Urban Waterfront

    By Kim Dovey

    Fluid City traces the transformation of the urban waterfront of Melbourne, the re-vitalization of the Yarra River waterfront, Melbourne Docklands and Port Philip Bay. As the financial and industrial centre of Australia, in the late nineteenth century, Melbourne developed a new world exuberance. Yet...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Cities and the Creative Class

    By Richard Florida

    In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent....

    Published November 17th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Behind the Gates

    Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America

    By Setha Low

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 30th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2003 by Routledge