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Urban Policy in Practice

Tim Blackman - Architecture - 1995 - 337 pages
Urban Policy and Practice is a practical and critical guide to urban policy in contemporary Britain. The book covers a range of topics including: * Quality and consumerism in ...
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Starting from Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York

Michael Sorkin - Architecture - 2003 - 143 pages
Architect and social critic Michael Sorkin develops his own vision of the future lower Manhattan through a series of chronologically organized essays illustrated with full ...
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Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in ...

Nezar AlSayyad - Architecture - 2001 - 310 pages
Increasing demand for environments that promise unique cultural experiences has led many nations and groups to engage in the parallel processes of facilitating the consumption ...
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Achieving Sustainable Urban Form

Katie Williams, Michael Jenks, Elizabeth Burton - Architecture - 2000 - 388 pages
Representing a major advance in the sustainable development debate, this text moves on from theoretical discourse about sustainable urban forms to proven knowledge and good ...
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Constructing Suburbs: Competing Voices in a Debate Over Urban Growth

Ann Forsyth - Architecture - 1999 - 195 pages
In the world of urban development, big projects seem to offer potential for effective planning, by allowing those involved to weigh multiple factors and provide integrated ...
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Big Plans: The Allure and Folly of Urban Design

Kenneth Kolson - Architecture - 2003 - 256 pages
This work springs from the idea that human aspirations for the city tend to overstate the role of rationality in public life. The author explores the part serendipity plays in ...
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Postmodern Urbanism

Nan Ellin - Architecture - 1999 - 392 pages
A comprehensive guide to the scope of contemporary urban design theory in Europe and the USA.
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