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  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)

    Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jack Nasar, Thomas Fisher

    First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions such as: How has architectural education evolved and what is its future? Are architectural schools discernible types of designs and what are their effects on those who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Visual Research Methods in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1991, this book is about applications and issues relating to the visual environment. The content pertains to the understanding of human behaviour in the environment by recording behaviour and actions or by direct interaction with people. The author examines research and planning…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Water Sustainability

    Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Bell

    The provision of a safe and reliable water supply is a major challenge for the world's growing urban populations. This book investigates the implications of different developments in water technology and infrastructure for urban sustainability and the relationship between cities and nature. The…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism

    Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Bülent Batuman

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today’s world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam and space has to consider the role of Islamism rather than Islam in shaping – and in return being shaped by – the built environment. The book tackles this task through an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Common Place

    The Ordinary Experience of Housing, 1st Edition

    By Peter King

    Much of what constitutes our experience of our immediate environment is quite ordinary and familiar, in particular, where we live. While policymakers and academics are constantly seeking transformations in housing, what we seek from our own housing is stability and lack of change. We seek secure…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • Community Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Patsy Kraeger

    Community development refers to planned efforts aimed at producing assets to increase the ability and capacity of inhabitants to enhance quality of life. There are many types of assets recognized in community development, including social, physical, human, financial and environmental. Community…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Just Green Enough

    Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • 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

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