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  • Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities

    Historical Narratives, Spatial Dynamics, Gender Relations and Cultural Encounters in Palestinian-Israeli Towns, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Monterescu

    Edited by Dan Rabinowitz

    Modern urban spaces are, by definition, mixed socio-spatial configurations. In many ways, their enduring success and vitality lie in the richness of their ethnic texture and ongoing exchange of economic goods, cultural practices, political ideas and social movements. This mixture, however, is…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03

  • Constructing a Sense of Place

    Architecture and the Zionist Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haim Yacobi

    While it is widely recognized that architects and their architecture play a key role in constructing a sense of place, the inherent nexus between an architectural ideology and the production of national space and place has so far been neglected. Focusing on the Zionist ideology, this book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Memories of Cities

    Trips and Manifestoes, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Charley

    Memories of Cities is a collection of essays that explore different ways of writing about the political and economic history of the built environment. Drawing upon fiction and non-fiction, and illustrated by original photographs, the essays employ a variety of narrative forms including memoirs,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Ornament and Order

    Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Schacter

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City', 1st Edition

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Robust City

    1st Edition

    By Tony Hall

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Rethinking European Spatial Policy as a Hologram

    Actions, Institutions, Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Fedeli

    Edited by Luigi Doria

    Bringing together case studies from several European countries, this book provides an in-depth examination of the evolution of European spatial policy. Contributors focus on changes to the design and implementation of European policies at both national and local levels and examine institutional…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford

    A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey H. Baker

    Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century. This book provides the most comprehensive critical survey of Stirling's work to date, charting the development of his ideas from his formative years, through his partnership with James Gowan, on to his period…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02

  • Cultural Capitals

    Revaluing The Arts, Remaking Urban Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Louise Johnson

    This is a book about the power of the arts to enhance city images, urban economies and communities. Anchored in academic discussion of the Cultural Industries - what they are, how they have emerged, why they matter and how they should be theorized - the book offers a series of case studies drawn…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02

  • Cityscapes in History

    Creating the Urban Experience, 1st Edition

    By Heléna Tóth

    Edited by Katrina Gulliver

    Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience explores the ways in which scholars from a variety of disciplines - history, history of art, geography and architecture - think about and study the urban environment. The concept ’cityscapes’ refers to three different dynamics that shape the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02

  • Street Level: Los Angeles in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Rob Sullivan

    In the latter part of the C20th, a series of seminal books were written which examined Los Angeles by the likes of Reyner Banham, Mike Davis, Edward Soja, Allen Scott, Michael Dear, Frederick Jameson, Umberto Eco, Bernard-Henri Levy, and Jean Baudrillard which have been hugely influential in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • The Housing Question

    Tensions, Continuities, and Contingencies in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Edward Murphy, Najib B. Hourani

    In the wake of the Great Recession, housing and its financing suddenly re-emerged as questions of significant public concern. Yet both public and academic debates about housing have remained constricted, tending not to explore how the evolution of housing simultaneously entails basic forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Global Urban Studies

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