Books by Publisher: Delta (imprint of Dell Publishing)

    Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development: Volume I

    Paperback £27.96

    Large-scale investment projects, or "mega-projects," often turn into icons of planning failures, overspending and extensive delays. This publication explores, with an international focus, how such disastrous enterprises can serve as potential catalysts for urban reform, particularly within the context of eco-cities and smart cities.

    Limits: Space as Resource

    By Vanessa Miriam Carlow

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £27.96

    Limits: Space as Resource explores the spatial components of the complex question of sustainability at the urban scale, in order to contribute to a more in-depth and refined understanding of sustainable urban development.

    Haus Ideal - The Making of

    By Oda Palmke

    Hardback £17.76

    The search for the right architectural form could scarcely be presented more convincingly and clearly than it is in The Making of Haus Ideal.

    Make_Shift City: Renegotiating the Urban Commons

    Paperback £40.71

    Make_Shift City looks at urban design strategies that renegotiate and emancipate shared spaces and resources within the city, showing how the increasing scarcity of resources and commons--particularly in Western cities--have far-reaching consequences for the everyday urban experience.

    The Death and Life of the Total Work of Art: Henry Van De Velde and the Legacy of a Modern Concept

    Paperback £26.25

    The Death and Life of the Total Work of Art is conceived as a new interdisciplinary approach to a concept that is not only an important aspect of the Bauhaus, but also a key element of modern architecture and architectural theory in general.

    The Hanoi Museum in Vietnam

    Hardback £27.96

    Building an historic city museum in the capital city of a country that is experiencing vehement political and economic turmoil was a challenge for all those involved. The responsible architects present the project in this volume.

    Urban Living: Strategies for the Future

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £29.66

    How can residential building strengthen broader urban structures? And how can architecture meet the requirements of new forms of cohabitation, owing to a broader social mix or to live-work spaces? This book presents exemplary solutions from the international Urban Living Workshop, in which more than 30 international firms participated.

    Europe: Co-Operative Housing

    Paperback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    This publication provides insight into communal living in 11 European countries, focusing on social concepts, architectural details and funding schemes. Exemplary residential projects from Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany are included.

    Landscript 5: Material Culture: Assembling and Disassembling Landscapes

    Paperback £27.95

    Landscript 5 examines material culture in landscape architecture theory and design. Designed landscapes are temporal assemblages of extant and introduced materials, constructed and maintained through the efforts of human labour, mediated through non-human forces, and shaped by constantly changing cultural relations.

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