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Site Specific
Site Specific
by Karen Forbes
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An investigation into how place and context affects critical design development in an architectural site related programme. Architects were shortlisted for this project for their particular (and sometimes contrasting) modes of working with site... (read more)

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The Architecture of the City (Oppositions Books)
The Architecture of the City (Oppositions Books)
by Aldo Rossi
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Aldo Rossi, a practicing architect and leader of the Italian architectural... (read more)

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Cities People Planet: Urban Development and Climate Change
Cities People Planet: Urban Development and Climate Change
by Herbert Girardet
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"Girardet makes a pertinent argument that designing for reducing energy, waste and water consumption will make cities and villages more liveable." (Urban Design, Fall 2009) "[Girardet] has produced a readable history of the development of cities, has... (read more)

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Rff Library Collection: Urban & Regional Economics Set #1: Suburban Land Conversion in the United States: An Economic and Governmental Process
Rff Library Collection: Urban & Regional Economics Set #1: Suburban Land Conversion in the United States: An Economic and Governmental Process
by Marion Clawson
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This comprehensive study of land use on the suburban fringe analyzes the complex relationships that underlie land conversion in the United States. It contains a detailed examination of the northwestern urban complex; some nationwide projections for the... (read more)

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Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
by Henry (edt) Cisneros
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Do you want to age independently in your own home and neighborhood? Staying home, aging in place, is most people's preference, but most American housing and communities are not adapted to the needs of older people. And with the fastest population growth... (read more)

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The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (Writing Architecture)
The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (Writing Architecture)
by Pier Vittorio Aureli
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andlt;Pandgt;In The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture, Pier Vittorio Aureli proposes that a sharpened formal consciousness in architecture is a precondition for political, cultural, and social engagement with the city. Aureli uses the term absolute... (read more)

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Urban Development: The Logic of Making Plans
Urban Development: The Logic of Making Plans
by Lewis D Hopkins
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Hopkins (urban and regional planning, the University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign) explains the logic of plans for urban development and justifies prescriptions about when and how to make plans. He places the role of plans and planners within the... (read more)

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Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: Rethinking Cities for the Future
Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: Rethinking Cities for the Future
by Tigran Haas
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The city in the twenty-first century faces major challenges, including social and economic stratification, wasteful consumption of resources, transportation congestion, and environmental degradation. More than half of the world’s population lives... (read more)

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My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (09 Edition)
My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (09 Edition)
by Darrin Nordahl
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Dozens of indigenous fruits, vegetables, nuts, and game animals are waiting to be rediscovered by American epicures, and Appalachia stocks the largest pantry with an abundance of delectable flavors. In Eating Appalachia, Darrin Nordahl looks at the... (read more)

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Metropolitan Sustainability: Understanding and Improving the Urban Environment (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)
Metropolitan Sustainability: Understanding and Improving the Urban Environment (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)
by Frank Zeman.
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Global populations have grown rapidly in recent decade and along with it, the trend of increasing urbanization, and higher density urban populations. These trends directly pressurize supply chains and metropolitan services, as demands for shelter... (read more)

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Urban Intersections: Sao Paolo (Yale School of Architecture)
Urban Intersections: Sao Paolo (Yale School of Architecture)
by Nina Rappaport Et Al.
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Urban Intersections: São Paolo documents the collaboration of Edward P. Bass Fellow Katherine Farley, senior managing director of the international real estate developer Tishman-Speyer and Yale adjunct professor Deborah Berke, assisted by Noah... (read more)

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Tourists in Historic Towns: Urban Conservation and Heritage Management
Tourists in Historic Towns: Urban Conservation and Heritage Management
by Aylin Orbasli
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Tourists in Historic Towns examines the relationship of culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres, debating the impacts of tourism on historic towns and the role tourism plays in conservation and urban... (read more)

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Wetland Habitats: A Practical Guide to Restoration and Management (Landlinks Press)
Wetland Habitats: A Practical Guide to Restoration and Management (Landlinks Press)
by Nick Romanowski
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Wetland Habitats is a practical manual that puts developments in the field of wetland restoration and conservation of diverse animal species into plain English, placing much of the more recent work in this field into a single, coherent and user-friendly... (read more)

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Toward an Atlas: Of the European Delta Landscape
Toward an Atlas: Of the European Delta Landscape
by Chiara Tosi
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This book addresses the deltaic territories in Europe that are both fragile and affected by important climate changes.... (read more)

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Homogenisation of Representations
Homogenisation of Representations
by Modjtaba (edt) Sadria
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As the tide of globalization grows in sway and influence, are the built environments of the world's cities at risk of homogenization? Here, leading scholars evaluate the challenges of architecture and urban planning in Muslim societies, investigating... (read more)

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Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in the Age of Tourism
Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in the Age of Tourism
by Nezar Alsayyad
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From the Grand Tour to today's packages holidays, the last two centuries have witnessed an exponential growth in travel and tourism and, as the twenty-first century unfolds, people of every class and from every country will be wandering to every part of... (read more)

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The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning (Planning, History and Environment)
The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning (Planning, History and Environment)
by Mark (edt) Tewdwr-jones
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Knighted in 1998 ‘for services to the Town and Country Planning Association’, and in 2003 named by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a ‘Pioneer in the Life of the Nation’, Peter Hall is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of his... (read more)

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A Green New Deal: From Geopolitics to Biosphere Politics
A Green New Deal: From Geopolitics to Biosphere Politics
by Enric Ruiz Geli
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A Green New Deal is the transit from a mineral architecture to vegetal architecture. The number one cause of Global warming is Architecture - the buildings. Buildings are responsible for 40% of the Co2 that is emitted into the atmosphere. The architects... (read more)

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How to Build a Villagetown
How to Build a Villagetown
by Claude Lewenz
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For the last 50 years, we have been building communities for the wrong reason. How to Build a VillageTown proposes to turn real estate development upside down, so that people may regain control of their lives, their communities and their future. Instead... (read more)

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Water and the City: Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future (Natural and Built Environment)
Water and the City: Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future (Natural and Built Environment)
by Iain White
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As a vital human need, water has been absolutely critical to decisions as to where cities originate, how much they grow and the standard of living of the inhabitants. The relationship is complex however; we need both continual availability and protection... (read more)

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