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  • Strategic Planning for Contemporary Urban Regions

    City of Cities: A Project for Milan, 1st Edition

    By Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Gabriele Pasqui

    This book is an account of how the Milan Provincial Administration and a team of researchers from Milan Polytechnic worked together to develop a new 'Strategic Plan' for Milan's urban region. Informed by innovative conceptions of both how to understand cities in the contemporary world, and engage…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Architects, Angels, Activists and the City of Bath, 1765–1965

    Engaging with Women's Spatial Interventions in Buildings and Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Imogen Hammond

    A unique contribution to the architectural and social history of Bath, Architects, Angels, Activists and the City of Bath, 1765-1965: Engaging with Women's Spatial Interventions in Buildings and Landscape approaches the past with the methods of the architectural historian and the site-specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Neo-historical East Berlin

    Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970-1990, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    In the years prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the leaders of the German Democratic Republic planned to construct a city center that was simultaneously modern and historical, consisting of both redesign of old buildings and new architectural developments. Drawing from recently released archival…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Courtyard House

    From Cultural Reference to Universal Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nasser O. Rabbat

    The courtyard house is one of the most enduring architectural forms, transcending regional, historical and cultural boundaries. Its balance of simple appropriate construction, environmental control and social and familial structures continues to engage architects and architectural historians. That…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Towards World Heritage

    International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Hall

    Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly focused. For example, generally landscape preservation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Visual Pollution

    Advertising, Signage and Environmental Quality, 1st Edition

    By Adriana Portella

    In recent years, there has been considerable interest in the problems that public spaces face because of the design of commercial signs. The negative consequences that commercial signs can have on the visual quality of urban areas and further more, on people's quality of life, has been studied from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Inventive City-Regions

    Path Dependence and Creative Knowledge Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Marco Bontje, Sako Musterd

    Virtually every city-region in West and Central Europe has developed policies and strategies to attract, retain and encourage creative industries and knowledge-intensive services. Since most of these citiy-regions tend to see a creative knowledge economy as 'the best bet for the future', one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Sustainable City and Creativity

    Promoting Creative Urban Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Tüzin Baycan

    Edited by Luigi Fusco Girard

    The notion of 'creative cities' - where cultural activities and creative and cultural industries play a crucial role in supporting urban creativity and contributing to the new creative economy - has become central to most regional and urban development strategies in recent years. A creative city…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Visuality/Materiality

    Images, Objects and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Divya P. Tolia-Kelly

    Edited by Gillian Rose

    Two of the key theoretical shifts over the past two decades of critical work have been the 'visual turn' and the 'material turn'. This book argues that these hitherto distinct fields should be understood as in continual dialogue and co-constitution and focuses on reconceptualising the visual as an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Resilience & the City

    Change, (Dis)Order and Disaster, 1st Edition

    By Peter Rogers

    Following the turbulent events of the first few years of the 21st century, the growth of new security and disaster measures have led to significant changes to urban design and the management of urban space. This book blends the genealogical method of Foucault with the theory of rhythms by Lefebvre…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning in Britain: 1948–2008

    1st Edition

    By Russell Haywood

    This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948-94. It assesses the strength of the relationships when working in collaboration with the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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