Light Volumes: Art and Landscapes of Monika Gora by Gora, Monika; Gora, Monika; Diedrich, Lisa

By Gora, Monika; Gora, Monika; Diedrich, Lisa

Landschaftsarchitektur kann eine Planungsdisziplin sein, die ebenso wie Architektur tägliche Umwelt schafft, oder aber ihre Stellung als Kunstform behauptet und außergewöhnliche Werke hervorbringt, die kommuneikative Aufgaben wahrnehmen. Monika Goras Oeuvre gründet auf einer knapp 20-jährigen Arbeit als Landschaftsarchitektin und -künstlerin mit Sitz in Malmö, Schweden, aus der zahlreiche Werke im Read more...


relocating past the seriousness of classical panorama structure, Monika Gora's paintings finds a playful method of the surroundings and proves that the outfitted panorama needn't be a dangerous serious Read more...

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Personal Mobilities (Networked Cities Series) by Aharon Kellerman

By Aharon Kellerman

Personal Mobilities offers a scientific examine of non-public circulate targeting the size of area, participants, societies and applied sciences. Kellerman examines numerous own mobilities, together with air transportation, via a number of views, studying the human want for flow, their anchoring inside wider societal developments, commonalities and changes between mobility applied sciences and overseas changes.

Although spatial mobility turns out geographical by way of its very nature, the subject has been up to now taken care of basically in part, and frequently by way of sociologists. Personal Mobilities highlights geographical in addition to sociological points and is the 1st ebook to concentration completely on own mobilities.

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Cities in Globalization: Practices, Policies and Theories by Taylor Derudder

By Taylor Derudder

Regardless of regularly being a robust study subject in city reviews, inter-city family members had develop into grossly overlooked until eventually lately, while it used to be put again at the examine schedule with the arrival of reports of world/global towns. extra lately the ‘external kinfolk’ of towns have taken their position along ‘internal kinfolk’ inside towns to represent the total nature of towns. This choice of essays on how and why towns are connecting to one another in a globalizing international presents facts for a brand new city-centered geography that's rising within the twenty-first century. towns in Globalization covers 4 key topics starting with the several methods of measuring a ‘world urban network’, starting from analyses of company buildings to airline passenger flows. moment is the new ecu advances in learning ‘urban platforms’ that are in comparison to the Anglo-American urban networks strategy. those chapters upload conceptual vigor to standard subject matters and supply findings on ecu towns in globalization. Thirdly the political implications of those new geographies of flows are thought of in numerous contexts: the localism of urban making plans, expert ‘political global cities’, and the ‘war on terror’. ultimately, there are a chain of chapters that significantly evaluate the country of our wisdom on modern family members among towns in globalization. towns in Globalization presents an updated meeting of top American and ecu researchers reporting their rules at the serious factor of ways towns are faring in modern globalization and is very illustrated all through with over forty figures and tables.

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Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning by Simin Davoudi, Ian Strange

By Simin Davoudi, Ian Strange

Bringing jointly authors from academia and perform, this book examines spatial making plans at assorted areas through the British Isles. Six illustrative case reviews of perform research which conceptions of area and position were articulated, offered and visualized during the creation of spatial strategies. Ranging from a wide conurbation (London) to nearby (Yorkshire and Humber) and nationwide degrees, the case reviews supply a rounded and level-headed view of the actual effects and the speculation at the back of them.

While there's common aid for re-orienting making plans in the direction of area and position, there was little universal knowing approximately what constitutes ‘spatial planning’, and what conceptions of house and position underpin it. This book addresses those questions and stimulates debate and important puzzling over house and position between educational planners.

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Here Comes the Sun: Architecture and Public Space in by Ken Worpole

By Ken Worpole

Here Comes the Sun seems to be at how social reformers, planners and designers within the early 20th century attempted to remake the town within the photo of a sunlit, ordered utopia. whereas a lot has been written approximately architectural modernism, Worpole concentrates much less on constructions and extra at the making plans of the areas in-between – the parks, public squares, open-air museums, promenades, public swimming pools and different public relaxation amenities. existence within the open was once of specific difficulty to early city planners and reformers, with their goals of unlock from the confines of overcrowded, unsanitary slums. Picturing younger working-class our bodies made fit via workout and tanned through the sunlight, they imagined an get away course from towns. Worpole demonstrates how open-air public areas grew to become sought-after commissions for plenty of early modernist architects within the early 1900s, leading to the transformation of the eu cityscape.

"...a interesting account of the political idealism that trained city making plans for the 1st two-thirds of the twentieth-century...full of insights into how public area affects a feeling of belonging and ownership."—The Guardian

"This is a type of books you stroke lovingly. Open it, and there's web page after web page of lovely photographs...this ebook combines background, society, politics, surroundings and position in a well-written and emotive textual content. The power of the booklet is how it crosses those conventional obstacles and disciplines."—Town and kingdom Planning

"Drawing on architectural theories, philosophy, literature or even film-making, Worpole's booklet is wide-ranging and erudite and may be of curiosity to the layperson in addition to to the city planner. it's also elegantly written and complemented through a mix of black and white and color pictures to supply a visible emphasis to the issues he raises."—N16 Magazine

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Urban Visions: Experiencing and Envisioning the City by Steven Spier

By Steven Spier

The query of what sort of urban we're attempting to have is an pressing one because the global keeps its dramatic urbanization. Urban Visions presumes that an knowing of our city adventure is a prerequisite for envisioning what town may be. In assembling paintings by means of exotic authors from assorted disciplines and nations, Urban Visions deals a sufferer exam of what city adventure is and of the city’s necessity, with specific and implicit propositions approximately what it can be. The ebook is illustrated in complete color.

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Strategic environmental assessment and land use planning: an by Carys E. Jones

By Carys E. Jones

'A splendidly foreign and up to date point of view on strategic environmental review of land use plans by means of best specialists within the box. Strategic Environmental review and Land Use making plans covers not just how a lot such SEAs are performed and in what context, yet whether or not they are powerful and why. It offers useful insights for practitioners and researchers during this rapidy evolving box' Riki Therivel, writer of Strategic Environmental review in motion Strategic Environmental review and Land Use making plans presents an authoritative, overseas assessment of the ocean of land use plans. The editors position the ocean of land use plans in context, and uniquely certified members then overview structures in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, eire, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, the uk, the USA and the realm financial institution. those chapters supply an outline of the context in each one nation, a case learn of using SEA in land use making plans and an review of every SEA method opposed to a suite of standard standards especially designed to anlayse various facets of SEA. The participants severely overview each one SEA method, SEA method and SEA consequence, and finish via summarizing their findings. The editors draw many of the nationwide views jointly in a last bankruptcy and derive extensively acceptable conclusions approximately SEA and land use making plans. This booklet is a middle textual content for all scholars in environmental evaluation, land use making plans, environmental technology, environmental administration, improvement stories, geography, panorama layout and legislation and engineering. it's also crucial examining for all governments and environmental regulators, teachers, researchers and environmental and making plans specialists around the world who're involvedin SEA learn, perform and coaching.

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Sexuality & Space, Edition: 4th by Beatriz Colomina

By Beatriz Colomina

Sexuality & Space's interdisciplinary essays deal with gender relating to architectural discourse and demanding idea, concentrating on the relationships among sexuality and area hidden inside of daily practices. participants contain Jennifer Bloomer, Victor Burgin, Beatriz Colomina, Elizabeth Grosz, Catherine Ingraham, Meaghan Morris, Laura Mulvey, Molly Nesbit, Alessandra Ponte, Lynn Spigel, Patricia White, and Mark Wigley.A milestone within the evolving discourse of architectural heritage and criticism.... those essays increase the most important questions about layout and the event of structure, and lots of try and have interaction ... the wealthy serious literature of cultural reports. -- Alice T. Friedman, JSAHSexuality and house is critical, even necessary.... either well timed and definitely worth the time. -- Thomas Keenan, Newsline

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The Ecological Design and Planning Reader by Forster O. Ndubisi

By Forster O. Ndubisi

From Henry David Thoreau to Rachel Carson, writers have lengthy tested the results of industrialization and its power to completely modify the realm round them. this present day, as we event quick international urbanization, pressures at the traditional atmosphere to house our day-by-day wishes for nutrition, paintings, safeguard, and sport are drastically intensified. Concerted efforts to stability human use with ecological issues are wanted now greater than ever.

A wealthy physique of literature at the influence of human activities at the usual surroundings presents a window into what we now check with as ecological layout and making plans. The examine and perform of ecological layout and making plans supply a promising solution to deal with switch within the panorama in order that human activities are extra in music with average methods. In The Ecological layout and making plans Reader Professor Ndubisi bargains fresh insights into key issues that form the speculation and perform of ecological layout and making plans. He has assembled, synthesized, and framed chosen seminal released scholarly works within the box from the earlier 100 and fifty years——ranging from Ebenezer Howard’s Garden towns of To-morrow to Anne Whiston Spirn’s, “Ecological Urbanism: A Framework for the layout of Resilient Cities.” The reader ends with a hopeful glance ahead, which implies an time table for destiny learn and research in ecological layout and planning.

this is often the 1st quantity to assemble vintage and modern writings at the background, evolution, idea, tools, and exemplary perform of ecological layout and making plans. the gathering offers scholars, students, researchers, and practitioners with a superb beginning for realizing the connection among human platforms and our traditional environment.

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Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia by Manish Chalana, Jeffrey Hou

By Manish Chalana, Jeffrey Hou

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and concrete lifetime of towns in Asia own an order and hierarchy which frequently problem knowing and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary workforce of authors, Messy Urbanism: figuring out the "Other" towns of Asia examines a number of instances in Asia to discover the social and institutional politics of city formality and the contexts within which this "messiness" emerges or is developed. The ebook brings a unique point of view to the wider styles of casual city orders and tactics in addition to their interaction with formalized platforms and mechanisms. It additionally increases questions about the creation of towns, cityscapes, and citizenship.

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