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  • Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Social Justice

  • Visions of Sustainability

    Cities and Regions, 1st Edition

    By Hildebrand Frey, Paul Yaneske

    This book examines the sustainability of cities and regions and concludes that currently sustainability is not achievable. By identifying how cities and regions in the past have maintained or lost sustainability and how cities and regions of today might achieve sustainability in the future, it…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Taylor & Francis

  • Liquid City

    Megalopolis and the Contemporary Northeast, 1st Edition

    By John R Short

    Megalopolis was the name given to a Peloponnesian city that was founded around 371- 368 BCE. Though planned on a grand scale, the city failed to realize the dreams of the founders, and it declined by the late Roman period. In 1957, the renowned geographer Jean Gottman applied the term in his…

    Paperback – 2007-06-26

  • An Urban Approach To Climate Sensitive Design

    Strategies for the Tropics, 1st Edition

    By Rohinton Emmanuel

    The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are…

    Paperback – 2005-02-07
    Taylor & Francis

  • Environmental Diversity in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Ann Steane, Koen Steemers

    This book takes the position that the dynamic of the architectural environment is a key aspect of good design, yet one which is not well anticipated or understood. Environmental variety is a design characteristic closely related to our experience of architecture - an architecture of the senses.…

    Paperback – 2004-09-16

  • Guidelines for Baseline Ecological Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by The Institute of Environmental Assessment

    These best practice guidelines present the type and level of detail required for describing and evaluating the ecological baseline of an environmental assessment. These assessments are vital in determining whether or not there are issues of ecological importance for a site or proposed development…

    Hardback – 1995-08-10
    Taylor & Francis

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