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  • Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio

    The Only Primer You’ll Ever Need

    By Margaret Fletcher

    Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio provides a much-needed detailed focus to the art of designing a compelling and effective architectural portfolio. While no design process is truly linear, Fletcher’s categorization of the complex architectural portfolio design process into achievable segments…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)

    Edited by Paul L Knox

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Creative Conservation of Heritage Values

    Philosophical Interpretations and Architectural Interventions

    By Vassilis Ganiatsas

    Contemporary practice of Heritage Preservation is currently regulated by a plethora of charters, decrees, conventions and recommendations, aiming to guide all aspects of heritage protection and management. However, despite all this specific technical and practical guidance, there has been far less…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    By Mona A. Abdelwahab

    Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a new theory of space, which understands the dynamic interrelations between the physical and social spaces while tracing the political and economic spaces. It offers a new tool…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Distressed Cities and Resilience

    Social Possibilities and Contexts

    By Anja H. Bieri, Anne M. Khademian

    Bringing together a multi-disciplinary team of scholars, this progressive volume peels back major concepts such as ’urban distress’, ’resilience’, ’sustainability’, ’risk’, creative cities� through various formats of conversation, including dialogues, comments, debates, essays, and interviews. In…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Urbanism

    By David Rudlin, Rob Thompson, Sarah Jarvis

    The Academy of Urbanism was founded in 2006 with a mission to recognise, encourage and celebrate great places across the UK, Europe and beyond, and the people and organisations that create and sustain them.  This book is a compendium of seventy five places that have been shortlisted as part of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Urban Squares as Places, Links and Displays

    Successes and Failures

    By Jon Lang, Nancy Marshall

    To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities – including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century

    By Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interviews by editor Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam Chomsky,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

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