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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...


Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief.

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

Collectief 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...


Evaluation of Plan Implementation

by Jinghuan He , Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Shanghai, like the other big cities along China’s coastline, has witnessed extraordinary growth in its economy and population with industrial development and rural-to-urban migration generating extensive...


Transformations of Urbanising Delta Landscape

by Chen Kun Chung, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book argues that the floods following extreme precipitation result not only from very heavy rainfall but also from the significant impact of human activities on natural water systems. While most literature...


Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by Xiaoxi Hui

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....


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...


Between Flexibility and Reliability

by Chiu-Yuan Wang, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

The aim of this thesis is to provide an outline to address questions with regard to the transformation of planning in China that has occurred after the 1980s. The research is using “planning evolution”...


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...


Flowscapes

by Steffen Nijhuis, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment, Jauslin Daniel, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment & Van Der Hoeven Frank, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Flowscapes explores concepts, methods and techniques for design-related research on landscape infrastructures. Their main objective is to engage environmental and societal issues by means of integrative and...


City in the Sky

by James Glanz & Eric Lipton

The definitive biography of the iconic skyscrapers and the ambitions that shaped them--from their dizzying rise to their unforgettable fall

More than a year after the nation began mourning the lives lost in the...


Urban Design: Method and Techniques

by Rafael Cuesta, Christine Sarris & Paola Signoretta

This book deals with a wide range of techniques used in the urban design process. It then goes on to relate these techniques to a unique, comprehensive account of method. A method of urban design is developed...


The Evolving European City - Introduction

by Giuseppe Marinoni, Giovanni Chiaramonte

In The Evolving European City, renowned urban planner and architect Giuseppe Marinoni and eminent photographer Giovanni Chiaramonte assemble a breathtaking presentation of cities that have undergone profound...


Town and Country Planning in the UK

by Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin & Trevor Hart

Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it's spending £80m and four years' inquiry into Heathrow's...


Urban Ecology: An Introduction

by Ian Douglas & Philip James

Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader's mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our...


An Introduction to Community Development

by Rhonda Phillips & Robert H. Pittman

Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors' own teaching,...


Abitare la Terra n.29/2011 - Dwelling on Earth

by AA.VV. & Paolo Portoghesi

EDUARDO SOUTO DE MOURA Luca Nicotera ALESSANDRO ANSELMI Stefania Tuzi LAKE|FLATO Maria Luna Vetrani ANTONIO MONESTIROLI Gaetano Fusco BOGDAN BOGDANOVIC Slobodan Selinkic CINO ZUCCHI Alessandra Sgueglia EMILIO...


Progettare Paesaggio. Landscape as Infrastructure

by AA.VV., Stefania Cancellieri, Piero Aebischer & Paola Cannavò

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...


L'architettura italiana per la città cinese

by AA.VV., Francesco Menegatti, Renato Capozzi & Dina Nencini et al.

Sin dalla loro nascita, le Esposizioni Universali sono state lo specchio della visione di progresso del sistema economico mondiale. In origine, tale obiettivo veniva esplicitato attraverso rappresentazioni tese...


Designing for Hope: Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

by Dominique Hes & Chrisna du Plessis

A forward looking book on sustainable design that describes problems and then, by providing a different way to conceptualise design and development, leads on to examples of regenerative solutions. Its aim is...


Retrofitting Suburbia, Updated Edition: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

by Ellen Dunham-Jones & June Williamson

Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida, this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers, planners, architects, developers, environmentalists, and community...