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  • Building Apartheid

    On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Coetzer

    Through a specific architectural lens, this book exposes the role the British Empire played in the development of apartheid. Through reference to previously unexamined archival material, the book uncovers a myriad of mechanisms through which Empire laid the foundations onto which the edifice of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Collaborators: Interactions in the Architectural Design Process

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Herbert, Mark Donchin

    Illustrated by critical analyses of significant buildings, including examples by such eminent architects as Adler and Sullivan, Erich Mendelsohn, and Louis Kahn, this book examines collaboration in the architectural design process over a period ranging from the mid-19th century to the late 1960s.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Rethinking the Meaning of Place

    Conceiving Place in Architecture-Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Lineu Castello

    The spread of newly 'invented' places, such as theme parks, shopping malls and revamped historic areas, necessitates a redefinition of the concept of 'place' from an architectural perspective. In this interdisciplinary work, these invented places are categorized according to the different…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True

    From Command-and-Control Planning to Shared Governance, 1st Edition

    By Gert de Roo

    The Netherlands is one of the most prominent and innovative countries in the field of environmental planning. Over the past decade, its government has introduced such ground-breaking schemes as Integrated Environmental Zoning, the City-Environment Project, the Bubble Concept and Policy Concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist Cities

    Representation of Powers and Needs, 1st Edition

    By Mariusz Czepczynski

    The cultural landscapes of Central European cities reflect over half a century of socialism and are marked by the Marxists' vision of a utopian landscape. Architecture, urban planning and the visual arts were considered to be powerful means of expressing the 'people's power'. However, since the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Emergence of a Modern City

    Golden Age Copenhagen 1800–1850, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner

    This book is an exploration of how urban life in Copenhagen, in the period known as the Golden Age (c. 1800 to 1850), was experienced and structured socially, institutionally, and architecturally. It draws on a broad historical source material - spanning urban anecdotes, biography, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Dominance of Management

    A Participatory Critique, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Holmes

    This book offers a controversial reanalysis of the rise and dominance of managerialist approaches to development. Linking two British inner-city community development projects with projects in the developing world it shows how ’managed development’ runs counter to participatory values and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Voices in Development Management

  • Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainability

    Theory, Practice, and Product, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Cultural sustainability is a very important aspect of the overall sustainability framework and is regarded as the fourth pillar alongside the other three: environmental, economic, and social sustainability. However, the concept is neither fully explored, nor widely accepted or recognized. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Planning in Ten Words or Less

    A Lacanian Entanglement with Spatial Planning, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gunder, Jean Hillier

    This book takes a Lacanian, and related post-structuralist perspective to demythologize ten of the most heavily utilised terms in spatial planning: rationality, the good, certainty, risk, growth, globalization, multi-culturalism, sustainability, responsibility and 'planning' itself. It highlights…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08

  • Remembering the Cultural Geographies of a Childhood Home

    1st Edition

    By Peter Hughes Jachimiak

    Using an innovative auto-ethnographic approach to investigate the otherness of the places that make up the childhood home and its neighbourhood in relation to memory-derived and memory-imbued cultural geographies, Remembering the Cultural Geographies of a Childhood Home is concerned with childhood…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07

  • Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk

    The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory, 1st Edition

    By Christopher S. Wilson

    There have been five different settings that at one time or another have contained the dead body of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions -…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28

  • Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique

    1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Focusing on six leading contemporary architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and Steven Holl, this book puts forward a unique and insightful analysis of "neo-avant-garde" architecture. It discusses the spectacle and excess which permeates contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

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