Articles in the New Titles category
Articles in the New Titles category
With so many great titles publishing during Feburary it is impossible to pick out one favorite so we have listed them all below.
For a full list of new and key backlist titles click here to go to the latest Planning and Urban Design catalog.
"We have our challenge laid out — Two Degrees provides a well-structured guide in which anyone who designs or builds in the built environment can find lasting value."—Ed Mazria, founder and CEO, Architecture 2030
This book now includes the feature to LOOK INSIDE THE BOOK. All you have to do is just click on the link to go to the book page on the website
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Drawing together leading scholars from different disciplines in Australia, Japan and China, this book provides a unique fusion of Asian and Australasian perspectives and engages with the coming needs of transportation planning practitioners in both high density and dispersed cities. Complete with a companion website with a wealth of supporting material around the topic, this is essential read for all students and practitioners of transportation planning. Companion website: www.routledge.com/cw/Low
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Best Tall Buildings 2012 contains overviews of the nominees and winning projects from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards. The book provides vital statistics, images, plans and in depth accounts of the architectural design and sustainability features of the year’s best tall buildings. Additionally included is the official list of the World’s Tallest Buildings with the judging criteria from the foremost authority on tall buildings. Full color illustrations and photographs throughout.
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Has the market really become the sole factor that influences the treatment of public space? Have the financial and personal interests of the few really come to dominate those of the many?
To answer these questions Matthew Carmona and Filipa Wunderlich have carried out a detailed investigation of the modern public spaces of London, that most global of cities. For more information about the book click here
Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in movie, this book offers a new perspective
Traditional studies of the property market have tended to focus solely on commercial and legal issues, but the growing importance of the issue of sustainability means that a different approach is needed.
Written by an author team of experienced property professionals, this essential introductory textbook is well suited for property, planning and architecture students on undergraduate, graduate and conversion courses, as well as those on CPD and training programmes in related areas.
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Exploring critical planning issues facing Latino communities in relation to urban design and land development, the authors investigate how Latino communities collectively engage in placemaking, and look at strategies to build more sustainable and effective working relationships between Latino communities and planning professionals. The book's focus is on planning and placemaking efforts throughout the United States, and demonstrates how professionals can enhance – or inhibit – placemaking that serves the interests of Latino communities.
Americans are committing "country-cide" - converting farms into suburban yards and channeling streams that once provided flood control, water purification, habitats, and recreational opportunities. But rather than rail against overdevelopment, this book celebrates communities succeeding in preservation. Pruetz brings a planner’s-eye view of the practices behind their achievements. His detailed reports of creative preservation solutions mark the trail for planners, commissioners, and citizens who seek to preserve the green legacy in their own backyards.