City & town planning - architectural aspects

    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

    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.

    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...

    New Towns: A Study on Urban Design

    Paperback £20.46

    Investigating the foundation of the cities of the past to improve urbanisation in the future.

    Handbook of Urban Morphology

    By Karl Kropf

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    Conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, The Handbook of Urban Morphology focuses on the form, structure and evolution of human settlements from villages to metropolitan regions.

    Designing with Smell

    Paperback £38.96

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different equipment, techniques, stages and challenges which...

    Answers for Modern Communicators

    By Deirdre Breakenridge

    Paperback £38.11

    This book provides students and professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. Communication expert, Deirdre Breakenridge, examines the ways in which professionals can make the most of their careers in a fast-changing media landscape, offering advice on how...

    Urban Being: Anatomy & Identity of the City

    By Robin Renner

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    There is a long tradition of comparing cities with organisms as they have similarities in their anatomy. In this book, through charts and maps generated from satelite images various city structures are compared across five different dimensions and their influence on the city's identity through the lived experience of the...

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