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The Design of Protest

by Tali Hatuka

<p>Public protests are a vital tool for asserting grievances and creating temporary, yet tangible, communities as the world becomes more democratic and urban in the twenty-first century. While the political and social aspects of protest have ...

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The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration

by Caryn Brause

<p><em>The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration</em> provides practitioners and students with the tools necessary to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of partners in an increasingly socially complex and technology-driven design ...

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The Disaster Profiteers

How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer

by John C. Mutter

<p>Natural disasters don't matter for the reasons we think they do. They generally don't kill a huge number of people. Most years more people kill themselves than are killed by Nature's tantrums. And using standard measures like Gross Domestic ...

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The Divided City

Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America

by Alan Mallach

<p>In <em>The Divided City</em>, urban practitioner and scholar Alan Mallach presents a detailed picture of what has happened over the past 15 to 20 years in industrial cities like Pittsburgh and Baltimore, as they have undergone unprecedented, ...

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The Dublin-Belfast Development Corridor: Ireland’s Mega-City Region?

by John Yarwood

<p>The aim of the Dublin-Belfast Development Corridor is to link several towns and cities by various modes of communication in order to create a poly-centric mega-city region in Ireland on a scale large enough to compete with the major urban ...

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The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race

by Carl C. Anthony

<p>In this work, Carl Anthony shares his perspectives as an African-American child in post-World War II Philadelphia; a student and civil rights activist in 1960s Harlem; a traveling student of West African architecture; and an architect, ...

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The Embrace of Buildings

A Second Look at Walkable City Neighborhoods

by Lee Hardy

<p><em>The Embrace of Buildings</em> provides an overview of the key factors, topics, and issues in Anglo-American urbanism: the origins and development of the suburban ideal, the role of federal policies and spending priorities in shaping the ...

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The Evolution of Urban Form

Typology for Planners and Architects

by Brenda Case Scheer

<p>Why are so many of our urban environments so resistant to change? The author tackles this question in her comprehensive guide for planners, designers, and students concerned with how cities take shape. This book provides a fundamental ...

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The Evolving European City - Introduction

by Giuseppe Marinoni & Giovanni Chiaramonte

<p>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 change in order to combat ...

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The Globalizing Cities Reader

by Xuefei Ren & Roger Keil

<p>The newly revised <em>Globalizing Cities Reader</em> reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed.</p> <p>The expanded ...

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The Handbook of Urban Morphology

by Karl Kropf

<p>Conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, <em>The Handbook of Urban Morphology</em> focuses on the form, structure and evolution of human settlements – from villages to metropolitan regions. It is the first book in any ...

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The Heart of the City

Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century

by Alexander Garvin

<p>Downtowns are more than economic engines: they are repositories of knowledge and culture and generators of new ideas, technology, and ventures. They are the heart of the city that drives its future. If we are to have healthy downtowns, we ...

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The High Cost of Free Parking

Updated Edition

by Donald Shoup

<p>One of the American Planning Association’s most popular and influential books is finally in paperback, with a new preface from the author on how thinking about parking has changed since this book was first published. In this no-holds-barred ...

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The Icon Project

Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

by Leslie Sklair

<p>In the last quarter century, a new form of iconic architecture has appeared throughout the world's major cities. Typically designed by globe-trotting &quot;starchitects&quot; or by a few large transnational architectural firms, these projects

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The Largest Art

A Measured Manifesto for a Plural Urbanism

by Brent D. Ryan

<p><strong>Why urban design is larger than architecture: the foundational qualities of urban design, examples and practitioners</strong></p> <p>Urban design in practice is incremental, but architects imagine it as scaled-up architecture—large, ...

ISBN: 9780262341943

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The Laws of Settlements: 54 Laws Underlying Settlements across Scale and Culture

by Erick Villagomez

<p>Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? The Laws of Settlements ambitiously describes the principles underlying human settlements of all sizes and across all cultures. It ...

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The Making of a World City

London 1991 to 2021

by Greg Clark

<p> </p> <p>After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set a high water-mark in the visible success of the city, while its ...

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The Nature of Urban Design

A New York Perspective on Resilience

by Alexandros Washburn

The best cities become an ingrained part of their residents' identities. Urban design is the key to this process, but all too often, citizens abandon it to professionals, unable to see a way to express what they love and value in their own ...

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The New Normal

by Benjamin H. Bratton

What is the new normal? Something has shifted, it seems. We are making new worlds faster than we can keep track of them, and the pace is unlikely to slow. If our technologies have advanced beyond our ability to conceptualize their implications, ...

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The New Science of Cities

by Michael Batty

<p>In <I>The New Science of Cities</I>, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in space but as systems of networks and flows. To understand space, he argues, we must understand flows, and to ...

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