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  • The New Science of Cities by Michael Batty
    The New Science of Cities (English, Paperback) Michael Batty

    A proposal for a new way to understand cities and their design not as artifacts but as systems composed of flows and networks.

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  • How to build houses and save the countryside by Shaun Spiers
    How to build houses and save the countryside (English, Paperback) Shaun Spiers

    Focusing on house building and conservation politics in England, Spiers uses his considerable experience and extensive research to demonstrate why the current model doesn't work, and why there needs to be both planning reform and a more active role for the state, including local government.

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  • Constructed Ecologies by Margaret Grose
    Constructed Ecologies (English, Paperback) Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative science....

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  • National Express Coaches by Keith A. Jenkinson
    National Express Coaches (Paperback) Keith A. Jenkinson

    In this book, the history of National Express is covered comprehensively by author Keith Jenkinson in both text and photographs.

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  • Lancashire Buses in the 1980s by George Fairbairn
    Lancashire Buses in the 1980s (Paperback) George Fairbairn

    With a wealth of photographs George Fairbairn shares his terrific collection of buses in the North West of England.

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  • Essex Buses by John Law
    Essex Buses (English, Paperback) John Law

    John Law gives a pictorial account of the buses of Essex.

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  • Streetfight by Janette Sadik-Khan
    Streetfight (English, Paperback) Janette Sadik-Khan, Seth Solomonow

    Like a modern-day Jane Jacobs, Janette Sadik-Khan transformed New York City's streets to make room for pedestrians, bikers, buses, and green spaces. Describing the battles she fought to enact change, Streetfight imparts wisdom and practical advice that other cities can follow to make their own streets safer and more vibrant. ...

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  • The City of Tomorrow by Carlo Ratti
    The City of Tomorrow (English, Hardback) Carlo Ratti, Matthew Claudel

    An internationally renowned architect, urban planner, and scholar describes the major technological forces driving the future of cities

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  • Naked City by Sharon Zukin
    Naked City (English, Paperback) Sharon Zukin

    As cities have gentrified, educated urbanites have come to prize what they regard as "authentic" urban life: aging buildings, art galleries, small boutiques, upscale food markets, neighborhood old-timers, funky ethnic restaurants, and old, family-owned shops. These signify a place's authenticity, in contrast to the bland standardization of the suburbs and exurbs....

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  • English Garden Cities by Mervyn Miller
    English Garden Cities (English, Paperback) Mervyn Miller

    Written by the leading authority in the field, this book tells the story of a major development in England's urban and planning history and provides a timely popular survey of the achievements of the Garden City Movement and the challenge of change.

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  • The City Reader by Richard T. LeGates
    The City Reader (English, Paperback) Richard T. LeGates

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban Reader Series and is now integrated with all ten other titles in the series. This edition has been extensively...

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  • Human Transit by Jarret Walker
    Human Transit (English, Paperback) Jarret Walker

    Public transit is a tool for addressing a huge range of urban problems, including traffic congestion and economic development as well as climate change. This title supplies the basic tools, the critical questions, and the means to make smarter decisions about designing and implementing transit services.

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  • Happy City by Charles Montgomery
    Happy City (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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  • London Orbital by Iain Sinclair
    London Orbital (Paperback) Iain Sinclair

    Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when the author sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. This book deals with the author's voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city.

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  • Characterising Neighbourhoods by Richard Guise
    Characterising Neighbourhoods (English, Paperback) Richard Guise, James Webb

    It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how do we define ?character' or a ?sense of place'? How do we appraise the setting and site of a development area, in order that the essential...

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  • Discovering Birmingham by Jonathan Berg
    Discovering Birmingham (Paperback) Jonathan Berg $7.38
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  • Vertical by Stephen Graham
    Vertical (English, Paperback) Stephen Graham

    A revolutionary reimagining of the cities we live in, the air above us, and what goes on in the earth beneath our feet

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  • Children and the Geography of Violence by Sheridan Bartlett
    Children and the Geography of Violence (English, Paperback) Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children's development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The effects are immediate but can also linger, damaging health, trust and capability, traveling through...

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  • Memorials as Spaces of Engagement by Quentin Stevens
    Memorials as Spaces of Engagement (English, Paperback) Quentin Stevens, Karen A. Franck

    Memorials are more diverse in design and subject matter than ever before. No longer limited to statues of heroes placed high on pedestals, contemporary memorials engage visitors in new, often surprising ways, contributing to the liveliness of public space. In Memorials as Spaces of Engagement Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck explore how changes in memorial design and use have helped forge...

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  • Complete Planning Permission by Roy Speer
    Complete Planning Permission (Paperback) Roy Speer, Mike Dade

    The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to playing and winning the planning permissions game.

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