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Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief.

by Fred Sanders, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

pCollectief bewonersinitiatief gericht op duurzame energie-optimalisatie is in Nederland in opkomst. Ook de installatietechniek speelt daar met een nieuw type installaties voor meerdere huishoudens op in. De...

Progettare Paesaggio. Landscape as Infrastructure

by Aa. Vv., Piero Aebischer & Stefania Cancellieri

In questo lavoro “Progettare Paesaggio, Landscape as Infrastructure” si confrontano: da un lato le stimolanti proposte progettuali redatte dal gruppo di studenti della Harvard Graduate School of Design guidati...

Spatial planning and urban resilience in the context of flood risk.

by Pei-Wen Lu, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Spatial planning is increasingly being considered as an important mechanism in coping with flood risk due to climate change. One of the reasons for this is that engineering approaches are increasingly expensive...

Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...

Ecology for architecture

by Antonia Chiesa

This book analyzes themes and concepts of environmental design from a composition stand point. A selection of case studies from a larger regional scale to the small and local scale demonstrates how architectural...

Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...

Back to the Future

by Karl Besel & Viviana Andreescu

Back to the Future explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy trends such as regional governance and the role of nonprofits. The purpose of this book is to provide students...

Community Planning

by Stephanie B. Kelly

Community Planning: How to Solve Urban and Environmental Problems covers the basic theoretical principles of community planning and how planning has evolved in the United States. The book defines the interdisciplinary...

Cities in the Third Wave

by Leonard I. Ruchelman

This fully updated edition surveys the remarkable transformation that is taking place in urban America. Arguing that technology has both created and recast cities throughout history, Leonard I. Ruchelman explores...

Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by Xiaoxi Hui, Tu Delft, Architecture

This issue of A+BE addresses two critical urban issues China faces today: housing and urban renewal. In the recent two decades, the Chinese urban housing stock underwent a significant, if not extreme, transformation....


by Nicola Canessa, Matilde Pitanti & Francesca Vercellino

The Resili(g)ence publication is part of the outputs produced within the European project KAAU, Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (, Erasmus + program, and consists of two volumes: the first...


by Manuel Gausa, Alessia Ronco Milanaccio & Giorgia Tucci

The Resili(g)ence publication is part of the outputs produced within the European project KAAU, Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (, Erasmus + program, and consists of two volumes: the...

Preserving Neighborhoods

by Aaron Passell

Historic preservation is typically regarded as an elitist practice. In this view, designating a neighborhood as historic is a project by and for affluent residents concerned with aesthetics, not affordability....

Urban Futures

by Timothy J. Dixon & Mark Tewdwr-Jones

City visions represent shared, and often desirable, expectations about our urban futures. This book explores the history and evolution of city visions, placing them in the wider context of art, culture, science,...


by Nicola Valentino Canessa

The book uses the materials produced during the experience of 2 years of work with the students of the University of Genoa between courses and thesis, dealing with the theme of the relationship between city...

Sunnyside Gardens

by Jeffrey A. Kroessler & Laura A. Heim

The first book devoted to this landmark of architecture, urban planning, and social engineering

Situated in the borough of Queens, New York, Sunnyside Gardens has been an icon of urbanism and planning since its...

Blueprint for a Hack

by Susane Havelka, Vikram Bhatt, Dave Harlander & Jeff Cossette

Over five days, some 60 residents of a northern village teamed with designers from southern Quebec to conceive and build an outdoor community pavilion that activates a central recreational area.

?Blueprint for...


by Umberto Napolitano, Benoit Jallon & Ricardo Devesa

The city is the point of departure and arrival for the "architectural experience." It is, therefore, a palpable, external fact as well as a product of the mind, an abstraction. This book attempts to recreate...

Icebergs, Zombies, and the Ultra-Thin

by Matthew Soules

"Soules's excellent book makes sense of the capitalist forces we all feel but cannot always name? Icebergs, Zombies, and the Ultra Thin arms architects and the general public with an essential understanding...

The Floating Pool Lady

by Ann L. Buttenwieser

Why on earth would anyone want to float a pool up the Atlantic coastline to bring it to rest at a pier on the New York City waterfront? In The Floating Pool Lady, Ann L. Buttenwieser recounts her triumphant...