1639 books (82 pages) in this category

City Design

Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives

by Jonathan Barnett

<p><em>City Design</em> describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development ...

ISBN: 9781317481485

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City Lights

by Victoria Charles

<p>A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and incessant noise create a landscape that captivates the observer. The lights of ...

ISBN: 9781785259241

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City Lights

by Parkstone Press

<p>&nbsp;A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and&nbsp;</span><span ...

ISBN: 9781844847761

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City Making and Urban Governance in the Americas

Curitiba and Portland

by Clara Irazábal

<p>Cities in both North and South America are confronting tremendous challenges in urban growth and management as they enter the new century. Curitiba in Brazil and Portland in Oregon, US are cities that have achieved recognition for exemplary ...

ISBN: 9781351951340

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City of Light

The Rebuilding of Paris

by Rupert Christiansen

<h2>A sparkling account of the nineteenth-century rebuilding of Paris as the most beautiful city in the world.</h2> <p><strong>'This really is an impressive book'</strong> Sebastian Faulks.</p> <p><strong>'Brisk, vivid and unexpectedly ...

ISBN: 9781786694539

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City of Play

An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

by Rodrigo Pérez de Arce

<p><em>City of Play</em> shows how play is built into the very fabric of the modern city. From playgrounds to theme parks, skittle alleys to swimming pools, to the countless uncontrolled spaces which the urban habitat affords – play is by no ...

ISBN: 9781350032156

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Civic Monuments and the Augustales in Roman Italy

by Margaret L. Laird

<p>The combination of portrait statue, monumental support, and public lettering was considered emblematic of Roman public space even in antiquity. This book examines ancient Roman statues and their bases, tombs, dedicatory altars, and panels ...

ISBN: 9781316348802

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Classic Country

by Kathryn M. Ireland

Using her renovated farmhouse in Toulouse, France, as well as her residence in Santa Monica and a few other choice homes, Kathryn Ireland shows how to scheme a room using patterns, textures and colors together to create the feeling of a ...

ISBN: 9781423625384

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Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook

RIBA Publishing and the Institute of Clerks of Works

by RIBA Publishing

The very principles for which Clerks of Works were first established remain as true and valid today as they have ever been, though the traditional title has given way to a more modern interpretation of the role - Site Inspector, Quality Auditor ...

ISBN: 9781859461921

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Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Development in Africa and Asia

by Belinda Yuen & Asfaw Kumssa

<p>This book is about African and Asian cities. Illustrated through selected case cities, the book brings together a rich collection of papers by leading scholars and practitioners in Africa and Asia to offer empirical analysis and up-to-date ...

ISBN: 9789048198672

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Closing the Loop

Benchmarks for Sustainable Buildings

by Susan Roaf

<EM>Closing the Loop: Benchmarks for Sustainable Buildings</EM> is an authoritative guide to the issues and techniques behind benchmarking sustainable construction. It describes how to measure and achieve sustainability in construction. It ...

ISBN: 9781859461181

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Co-­creating Sustainable Urban Futures

A Primer on Applying Transition Management in Cities

by Niki Frantzeskaki, Katharina Hölscher, Matthew Bach & others

<p>This is a unique book that provides rich knowledge on how to understand and actively contribute to urban sustainability transitions. The book combines theoretical frameworks and tools with practical experiences on transition management as a ...

ISBN: 9783319692739

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Coastal Blues:Mrs. Howard's Guide to Decorating with the Colors o

Mrs. Howard's Guide to Decorating with the Colors of the Sea and Sky

by Phoebe Howard

ISBN: 9781419724800

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Coastal Homes of the World

by Monique Butterworth

Many of us aspire to live the life of luxury by the sea. For the elite few, it’s a fabulous reality soaking up their days in some of the world’s most extravagant and lavish waterfront properties. Whether it is the sound of the surf, ocean views ...

ISBN: 9781921024900

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Cold Climate HVAC 2018

Sustainable Buildings in Cold Climates

by Dennis Johansson, Hans Bagge & Åsa Wahlström

<p>This volume presents the proceedings of the 9th Cold Climate HVAC conference, which was held in Kiruna, Sweden in 2018.</p> <p> </p> <p>The conference highlighted key technologies and processes that allow scientists, designers, engineers, ...

ISBN: 9783030006624

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Collaborative Resilience

Moving Through Crisis to Opportunity

by Connie Ozawa, Moira Zellner, Charles J. Hoch & others

<p><strong>Case studies and analyses investigate how collaborative response to crisis can enhance social-ecological resilience and promote community reinvention.</strong></p> <p>Crisis—whether natural disaster, technological failure, economic ...

ISBN: 9780262297578

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Collage & Context:Terry Farrell: The Partnership's Complete Works

"Terry Farrell: The Partnership's Complete Works,1981-1991"

by No Author Provided

ISBN: 9781780672755

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Commercial Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect

by Nigel Ostime

<P>If you need to understand about engaging the services of an architect, this updated RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up-to-date regarding legislation, it sets out everything you need to be aware of, for a large or small ...

ISBN: 9781859468050

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Common Space

The City as Commons

by Stavros Stavrides

Space is both a product and a prerequisite of social relations, it has the potential to block and encourage certain forms of encounter. In <i>Common Space</i>, activist and architect Stavros Stavrides calls for us to conceive of space-as-commons

ISBN: 9781783603305

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Community and Identity in Ancient Egypt

The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Qubbet el-Hawa

by Deborah Vischak

<p>This book examines a group of twelve ancient Egyptian tombs (c.2300 BCE) in the elite Old Kingdom cemetery of Elephantine at Qubbet el-Hawa in modern Aswan. It develops an interdisciplinary approach to the material - drawing on methods from ...

ISBN: 9781316120132

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