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Building Power: Architecture and Surveillance in Victorian America
Building Power: Architecture and Surveillance in Victorian America
by Anna Vemer Andrzejewski
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Building Power examines the ways in which concerns about surveillance informed the design and organization of important building types in the United States between the mid-nineteenth century and World War I. Beginning with settings such as prisons, that... (read more)

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Urbanbuild: Local/ Global
Urbanbuild: Local/ Global
by Ila Berman
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URBANbuild Local Global--is primarily a documentation of the work of URBANbuild--a comprehensive program launched to be a unique multi-scaled laboratory for city research as well as a vehicle to generate innovative design strategies and site-specific... (read more)

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Defining Urban Design: CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937-69
Defining Urban Design: CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937-69
by Eric Paul Mumford
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In this meticulously researched book, Eric Mumford traces how members of the International Congress of Modern Architecture (CIAM), such as Walter Gropius, Josep Lluís Sert, and their American associates, developed the discipline of urban... (read more)

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Energy & CLIM Urban Built
Energy & CLIM Urban Built
by M. Santamouris
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Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a... (read more)

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Psychometrics
Psychometrics
by C.R. Rao
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The area of Psychometrics, a field encompassing the statistical methods used in Psychological and educational testing, has become a very important and active area of research, evident from the large body of literature that has been developed in the form... (read more)

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Feminine Politics and Poetics of Space
Feminine Politics and Poetics of Space
by D. Petrescu
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This collection of essays addresses and defines the state of contemporary theories and practices of space: it is concerned with the growing importance of technology and communications, the effects of globalization, and the change of social demands... (read more)

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Architecture City Environment: Proceedings of Plea 2000, Cambridge, UK, July 2000
Architecture City Environment: Proceedings of Plea 2000, Cambridge, UK, July 2000
by Koen Steemers
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PLEA is a network of individuals sharing expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. It serves as an international, interdisciplinary forum to promote discourse on environmental quality in architecture and planning... (read more)

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Modern Civic Art: A Contemporary Reading of Planning and Urban Design
Modern Civic Art: A Contemporary Reading of Planning and Urban Design
by Charles C. Bohl
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These essays, from leading names in the field, weave together the parallels and differences between the past and present of civic art. Offering prospects for the first decades of the twenty-first century, the authors open up a broad international... (read more)

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Britain's New Towns: Past and Future - From Industrial Sprawl to Sustainable Communities
Britain's New Towns: Past and Future - From Industrial Sprawl to Sustainable Communities
by Alexander Antho
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The New Towns Programme of 1946 to 1970 was one of the most substantial periods of urban development in Britain. The New Towns have often been described as a social experiment; so what has this experiment proved? This book covers the story of how these... (read more)

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Making a Case: 306090 Volume 14
Making a Case: 306090 Volume 14
by Emily Abruzzo
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Making a Case focuses on contemporary housing in the United States and the future of the American home. Like the Case Study program after World War II, it seizes on a critical moment in the history of America as a time to reinvent the single-family... (read more)

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Comeback Cities
Comeback Cities
by Hans Mommaas
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For centuries, certain cities in Europe were dominated by the textile industry-until the industry relocated to lower-wage countries, leaving these formerly prosperous cities languishing, their abandoned factories sitting unpurposed and untenanted... (read more)

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Urban Design and the British Urban Renaissance
Urban Design and the British Urban Renaissance
by Punter John
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Are Britain's cities attractive places in which to live, work and play? Asking that question, this is a critical review of how the design dimension of the Urban Renaissance strategy was developed and applied, based on expert academic assessments of... (read more)

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de Huysbou: A Reconstruction of an Unfinished Treatise on Architecture, Town Planning and Civil Engineering by Simon Stevin
de Huysbou: A Reconstruction of an Unfinished Treatise on Architecture, Town Planning and Civil Engineering by Simon Stevin
by Charles Van Den Heuvel
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One of the greatest mathematicians and engineers of his day, Simon Stevin (1548-1620) is probably best known for popularizing decimal fractions. But few people know about his interest in architecture, as documented in De Huysbou, a project that occupied... (read more)

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The Modern City Revisited
The Modern City Revisited
by Thomas Dekker
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This collection of essays seeks to define the complex issues underlying the Modernist approach to urban planning. A key publication for architects, planners, and all those with a specific interest in modernism and modern planning.... (read more)

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The Merchant Builders
The Merchant Builders
by Ned P. Eichler
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This book offers the first full-scale account of the merchant builders, Levitt, U.S. Homes, Fox and Jacobs, and Eichler Homes prominently among them, who gave a major impetus to the postwar building boom in America and to the American dream of... (read more)

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Regions and Cities #21: Regional Development Agencies in Europe
Regions and Cities #21: Regional Development Agencies in Europe
by Halkier And Damborg
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In the past decade Europe has seen much change, and at the same time the importance of the regional perspectives has significantly increased. Regional Development Agencies in Europe brings together experiences of Regional and Development Agencies... (read more)

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Architecture of Thought
Architecture of Thought
by Andrzej Piotrowski
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In Architecture of Thought, Andrzej Piotrowski maps and conceptually explores material practices of the past, showing how physical artifacts and visual environments manifest culturally rooted modes of thought and participate in the most nuanced processes... (read more)

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Courtyard Housing: Past, Present, Future
Courtyard Housing: Past, Present, Future
by Brian Edwards
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Courtyard housing is one of the oldest forms of domestic development spanning at least 2000 years and occurring in distinctive form in many regions of the world. Traditionally associated with the Middle East where climate and culture have given shape to... (read more)

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Oase No. 71: Urban Formation and Collective Spaces
Oase No. 71: Urban Formation and Collective Spaces
by Lara Schrijver
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Edited by Tom Avermaete, Fransje Hooimeijer, Lara Schrijver.... (read more)

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East 40 Degrees: An Interpretive Atlas
East 40 Degrees: An Interpretive Atlas
by Jack Williams
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The Appalachian mountain chain once contained the highest andmost dramatic mountains on earth. Worn down over time, these mountains still holdsome of the most diverse climactic zones and singular geological formations inexistence. In East 40 Degrees: An... (read more)

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