Landscape art & architecture

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

    Paperback £28.20

    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 £40.95

    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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    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.

    Conflict in the City: Contested Urban Spaces and Local Democracy

    Paperback £29.66

    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

    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.

    New Towns: A Study on Urban Design

    Paperback £20.70

    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.

    Answers for Modern Communicators

    By Deirdre Breakenridge

    Paperback £36.41

    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...

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