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Spatial Recall: Memory in Architecture and Landscape

by Marc Treib

Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety...

Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

by John Glasson, Riki Therivel & Andrew Chadwick

Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment provides students and practitioners with a clearly structured overview of the subject, as well as critical analysis and support for further studies. Written by...

The EcoEdge: Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities

by Esther Charlesworth & Rob Adams

Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material...

Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture

by Nishat Awan, Tatjana Schneider & Jeremy Till

This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice.

At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice...

Emergent Technologies and Design: Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture

by Michael Hensel, Achim Menges & Michael Weinstock

Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties 'emerge' from within complex systems

Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular...

From Models to Drawings: Imagination and Representation in Architecture

by Marco Frascari, Jonathan Hale & Bradley Starkey

This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become...

Beyond Archigram: The Structure of Circulation

by Hadas A. Steiner

Beyond Archigram is the first study of the prehistory of digital representation to focus on the magazine Archigram, the magazine published in London irregularly between 1961 and 1970 and the name of the group...

The Government of Space: Town Planning in Modern Society: Town Planning in Modern Society

by Alison Ravetz

Britain's planning system began as 'town and country planning' to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public...

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

by Paul Greenberg

Our relationship with the ocean is undergoing a profound transformation. Whereas just three decades ago nearly everything we ate from the sea was wild, rampant overfishing combined with an unprecedented bio-tech...

History, Performance and Conservation

by Barry Bridgwood & Lindsay Lennie

Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings...

Development Control

by Keith Thomas

Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students...

Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

by Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Sonnenene Dgs

Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial...

Cinema & Geopolitics

by Marcus Power

With a detailed range of approaches, this new collection investigates how cinematic narratives can and have been used to portray different political 'threats' and 'dangers'.

Including a range of chapters with...

Clusters in Urban & Regional D

by ANDREW CUMBERS & Danny McKinnon

Going beyond the celebrated 'hot-spots' of economic development, this book draws upon evidence from a broader range of cities and regions to help fill some important gaps in our knowledge of how clusters operate...

Cities of Pleasure: Sex and the Urban Socialscape

by Alan Collins

This book contains a collection of cutting-edge chapters that explore various connections between urban living, sexuality and sexual desire around the world. The key themes featured address a number of topical...

Gated Communities: International Perspectives

by Rowland Atkinson & Sarah Blandy

This informative volume gathers contemporary accounts of the growth, influences on, and impacts of so-called gated communities, developments with walls, gates, guards and other forms of surveillance.

While gated...

Global Childhoods - Aitken: Globalization, Development and Young People

by Stuart Aitken

This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does...

Water Management in Megacities

by Cecilia Tortajada, Olli Varis & Asit K. Biswas

Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities,...

Mapping Worlds - Kitchin: International Perspectives on Social and Cultural Geographies

by Rob Kitchin

Social and cultural geography is practised by geographers from around the world. However, for various reasons including language and publishing traditions, knowledge of the research being undertaken can often...

Governance for Sustainable Developm: Coping with Ambivalence, Uncertainty and Distributed Power

by Jens Newig, Jan-Peter Voß & Jochen Monstadt

Sustainable development stirs up debate about the capacities of political steering and governance. The complexity of the task expounds limits of steering in three dimensions: goals, knowledge, and power: Sustainability...