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  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in two major English cities, Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombing and post-war…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City

    The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Schnoor

    Le Corbusier wrote his first book-length treatise, La Construction des villes , in the early years of the C20th. This remarkable work, dealing with questions of aesthetic urbanism, shows Le Corbusier’s intellectual influences in the field of urbanism, and it is an important document of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert paradises: surveying the landscapes of Dubai’s urban model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Pedagogies of Urban Mobilities

    1st Edition

    By Kim Kullman

    This is the first book to explore pedagogies of urban movement and their transformative potential for current habits and practices of travel and transport. It argues that mobility is continuously learned, unlearned and relearned throughout the life-course and often involves more than a simple…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Interaction for Designers

    How To Make Things People Love, 1st Edition

    By Brian Boyl

    Interaction for Designers shows you how connect a product with its users, whether it’s a simple toaster, a complex ecosystem of intelligent devices, or a single app on your smart phone. This book covers the entire design process so you can start with an idea and carry it through to an engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

    2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Following on from the success of the first edition ‘Smartcities + Eco-Warriors’ (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ecological symbiosis between nature, society and the built form, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tauri Tuvikene, Wladimir Sgibnev, Carola S. Neugebauer

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on an often forgotten, but one of the most essential, aspects of contemporary urban life, namely infrastructures, and links them to a discussion of post-socialist transformation. As the skeletons of cities, infrastructures capture the ways…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Public Space

    Between Reimagination and Occupation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczyński

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long-lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Drawing Parallels

    Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings, 1st Edition

    By Ray Lucas

    Drawing Parallels expands our understanding of the workings of architects by looking at their work from an alternative perspective. Lucas argues that by retracing the marks made by architects, we can begin to engage more directly with their practice as it is only by redrawing the work that hidden…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge

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