Architecture

    Wander

    By Dr Bill Thompson

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    The author started writing as a child. By seven wanted to be an architect. By twenty-four had become a builder. By thirty-four had become an architect registered and working in the UK. At the age of fifty he decided that architecture as a discipline was a social science of some...

    History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

    By Dan Cruickshank

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    Paperback £9.05

    This stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stories of 100 iconic buildings.

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

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    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

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    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.

    Make_Shift City: Renegotiating the Urban Commons

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Cities such as Berlin are faced with new architectural and urban planning challenges, not only on account of their constant growth, but also because of changing ways of life. Urban Living seeks to discuss future forms of urban living and to consider their design and social influences.

    Conflict in the City: Contested Urban Spaces and Local Democracy

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    Conflicts around urban development and planning issues represent an important dimension of urban politics. Issues of social cohesion and democratic representation are all the more relevant in times when cities are undergoing a severe economic crisis and when local politics tends to meet its challenges with 'post-political' responses. The relevance...

    Landscript 5: Material Culture: Assembling and Disassembling Landscapes

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    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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