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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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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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