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  • Capital Cities: Varieties and Patterns of Development and Relocation

    By Vadim Rossman

    This book studies capital city relocation concepts, paradigms and methodologies of analysis as well as the assessment of outcomes, motivations and decision-making models relevant to these projects. Capital cities’ relocations are not singular and unique but are relatively wide-spread…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Writing the Global City

    Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban

    By Anthony D King

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Provincial Towns (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    - This is the first collection of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. - The first collection…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge

  • Planning and Citizenship

    By Luigi Mazza

    Planning is undergoing a period of profound change and risks losing meaning and authority by becoming merely a tool for financial speculation and generating capital. Planning and Citizenship seeks to rediscover planning’s technical and theoretical roots by reconstructing the memory of planning…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Great British Plans

    Who made them and how they worked

    By Ian Wray

    Can the British plan? Sometimes it seems unlikely. Across the world we see grand designs and visionary projects: new airport terminals, nuclear power stations, high-speed railways, and glittering buildings. It all seems an unattainable goal on Britain’s small and crowded island; and yet perhaps…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Manual de Urbanismo (Bogota, 1939)

    Volume 1

    By Karl Brunner

    Unlike European countries where the consolidation of town planning was based on legislative reforms, Latin America’s urbanismo mainly stemmed from urban plans for national capitals and metropolises. Austrian academic and planner Karl Brunner was hired in Chile, Colombia and Panama from the late…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 1951 Exhibition of Architecture

    Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research

    Edited by Harding McGregor Dunnett

    The Festival of Britain is perhaps best known for its South Bank exhibition promoting British science and art to the post-war world, but one of the most important elements was the Architecture Exhibition, based in Poplar in East London. This exhibition was used to demonstrate the principles of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-01
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

  • Town Planning towards City Development

    A Report to the Durbar of Indore

    By Patrick Geddes

    Patrick Geddes is one of the most important figures in planning history, variously presented as an inspiration to regional planning, environmental planning and sustainability, grass-roots planning, citizen democracy, historic preservation, neighborhood upgrading, university-community partnership,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-01
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

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