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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to The Death and Life of Great American Cities.   

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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Ethics and Urban Design: Culture, Form, and Environment

Gideon Golany - Architecture - 1995 - 260 pages
"The city," according to urban design scholar Gideon Golany, is "the largest and most complicated project ever produced by humankind." In Ethics and Urban Design, he challenges ...
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The Ecology of Place: Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community

Timothy Beatley, Kristy Manning - Architecture - 1997 - 265 pages
Current patterns of land use and development are at once socially, economically, and environmentally destructive. Sprawling low-density development literally devours natural ...
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A Better Place to Live: Reshaping the American Suburb

Philip Langdon - Architecture - 1997 - 270 pages
Focusing on the social dissatisfaction with the modern American suburb, Langdon interviewed designers, developers, planners and residents across the USA to see how suburbs are ...
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The Sustainable Urban Development Reader

Timothy Beatley - Architecture - 2004 - 348 pages
The Sustainable Urban Development Reader brings together classic readings from a wide variety of sources to investigate how our cities and towns can become more sustainable ...
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Global Cities: Cinema, Architecture, and Urbanism in a Digital Age

Linda Krause, Patrice Petro - Architecture - 2003 - 213 pages
In this volume, scholars critique the growing body of literature on the current process broadly known as 'globalization'. The authors explore the complex geographies of modern ...
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The Architecture of Affordable Housing

Sam Davis - Architecture - 1997 - 208 pages
Architect Sam Davis contends that a country of wealth that cannot provide sound housing for those in need is a national embarrassment. Here Davis explores the design ...
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The Vulnerability of Cities: Natural Disasters and Social Resilience

Mark Pelling - Architecture - 2012 - 224 pages
When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities ...
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