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  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism

    Three Cities in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Luna Khirfan

    Urban planners and conservationists in historic cities around the world grapple with the competing interests of conservation, urban design, and economic and social development. This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Phenomenologies of the City

    Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner, Maximilian Sternberg

    Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within architecture, however, phenomenological inquiry has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Designing the Olympics

    Representation, Participation, Contestation, 1st Edition

    By Jilly Traganou

    Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Paris Under Construction

    Building Sites and Urban Transformation in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Paskins

    During the 1960s, building sites in Paris became spaces that expressed preoccupations about urban transformation, labour immigration and national identity. As new buildings and infrastructure changed the city, building sites revealed the substandard living and working conditions of migrant…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Placemaking

    An Urban Design Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Derek Thomas

    End-users provide the most valuable perspective and insights into how public social space should function. Much of the failure of urban settings can be related to over-structured urban environments which deterministically prescribe usage, constraining instead of enabling socio-spatial performance.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairo

    Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness

    Architectural Multiculturalism in North America, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution

    constructed space conceptualized, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Churchill, Dianne Smith

    Bringing together an international range of contributors from the fields of practice, theory and history, this book takes a fresh look at occupation. It argues that occupation is a prospect that begins with ruin--a residue from the past, an implied or even a resounding presence of something…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration, 1st Edition

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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