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  • Happy City by Charles Montgomery
    Happy City (English, Paperback) Charles Montgomery

    Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.

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  • Curiocity by Matt Lloyd-Rose
    Curiocity (English, Paperback) Matt Lloyd-Rose, Henry Eliot

    'The most ingenious, informative, inimitable, individual, innovative, insightful, inspiring, instructive, intelligible, intoxicating, intricate guide to the great city that I have ever seen. Bravo!' - Philip Pullman ...

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  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Martin Fuller
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities (English, Paperback) Martin Fuller

    American author, journalist, and activist Jane Jacobs was born in 1916 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City in 1934, where she became a journalist, writing for magazines including Architectural Forum and Fortune.

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  • The Grand Hostels by Gestalten
    The Grand Hostels (English, Paperback) Gestalten

    Travel in style on a budget with these fun design hostels around the globe.

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  • Fragments of Metropolis East by Niels Lehmann
    Fragments of Metropolis East (Multiple languages, Hardback) Niels Lehmann, Christoph Rauhut

    Throughout Europe, expressionism powerfully heralded the onset of the roaring twenties?its complexity, verticality, and theatricality crystallizing the essence of the modern metropolis. Enthusiasm for the expressionist vision of a new modern society also captured the cities of Eastern Europe. The surviving fragments in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia bear witness to a determined will of...

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  • Urban Design Thinking by Kim Dovey
    Urban Design Thinking (English, Paperback) Kim Dovey

    "Urban Design Thinking provides a conceptual toolkit for urban design. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it shows how the design of our cities and urban spaces can be interpreted and informed through contemporary theories of urbanism, architecture and spatial analysis. Relating abstract ideas to real-world examples, and taking assemblage thinking as its critical framework, the book...

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  • Calton Hill by Dr. Kirsten Carter McKee
    Calton Hill (English, Hardback) Dr. Kirsten Carter McKee

    Published for the 200th anniversary of Playfair's design for the old City Observatory and plans for the third New Town.

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  • Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders and Plasters by Historic England
    Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders and Plasters (English, Hardback) Historic England

    A reference for those caring for historic buildings large and small such as architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators. Featuring various techniques and materials, it looks in detail at building materials ranging from the ancient to the modern.

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  • Naturalia by Jonathan Jimenez
    Naturalia (English, Hardback) Jonathan Jimenez

    Naturalia is a curated collection of images showcasing urban ruins reclaimed by nature. Ornate country mansions, luxury modernist designer homes, stone churches, farm holdings, factories, institutions, private homes, train stations, planes, cars, tanks, trains, palatial courtyards, plantation mansions, spaces of work and play, life and death, all in the vivid processes of reclamation. A wide range...

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  • Life Between Buildings by Jahn Gehl
    Life Between Buildings (English, Paperback) Jahn Gehl

    Published in 1971, this book was very much a protest against the functionalistic principles for planning cities and residential areas that prevailed during that period. It appeals to you with a basic message: Take good care of the life between your buildings.

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  • London by Peter Ackroyd
    London (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    Much of Peter Ackroyd's work has been concerned with the life and past of London but here, as a culmination, is his definitive account of the city. There are chapters on the history of silence and the history of light, the history of childhood and the history of suicide, the history of Cockney speech and the history of drink.

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  • All the Buildings in London by James B. Gulliver-Hancock
    All the Buildings in London (English, Hardback) James B. Gulliver-Hancock

    The follow-up to the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York, this is a charmingly illustrated journey through London, one building at a time.

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  • River Effra by Jon Newman
    River Effra (English, Paperback) Jon Newman

    River Effra: South London's Secret Spine is the first comprehensive account, beginning with its underlying geology and pre-history and continuing through to the river's ongoing significance today.

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  • Cities of Tomorrow by Peter Hall
    Cities of Tomorrow (English, Paperback) Peter Hall

    Peter Hall s seminal Cities of Tomorrow remains an unrivalled account of the history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it.

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  • Town Planning by Ruth Reed
    Town Planning (English, Paperback) Ruth Reed

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task ? in this case those associated with planning - and explains the essential activities and considerations required at each stage of the new Plan of Work....

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  • Coventry by Jeremy Gould
    Coventry (English, Paperback) Jeremy Gould, Caroline Gould

    An up-to-date and accessible introduction to Coventry's post-war buildings.

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  • Collage City by Colin Rowe
    Collage City (English, Paperback) Colin Rowe, Prof Fred Koetter

    This book is a critical reappraisal of contemporary theories of urban planning and design and of the role of the architect-planner in an urban context.

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  • Shapers of Urban Form by Peter J. Larkham
    Shapers of Urban Form (English, Paperback) Peter J. Larkham

    "People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day. Larkham and Conzen collect new essays in "urban morphology," the people-centered predecessor to contemporary theories of top-down...

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  • Food City by Cj Lim
    Food City (English, Paperback) Cj Lim

    "In Food City, a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been and can again become a construct for the practice of everyday life. Food City investigates the reinstatement of food at the core of national and local governance -- how it can be a...

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  • Insurgent Public Space by Jeffrey Hou
    Insurgent Public Space (English, Paperback) Jeffrey Hou

    In cities around the world, individuals and groups are reclaiming and creating urban sites, temporary spaces and informal gathering places. With nearly 20 illustrated case studies, this volume shows how instances of insurgent public space occur across the world.

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