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How Architecture Tells: 9 Realities That Will Change the Way You See Cover Image
By Robert Steinberg, Gerald Sindell (With), Penny Pritzker (Introduction by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781954081314
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Published: Oro Editions - February 22nd, 2022

The general reading public is likely to think of architecture as buildings. But, with this book, Robert Steinberg would like to help readers understand that architecture shapes lives. Architecture can help communities integrate and thrive. Architecture can touch us, influencing how we feel, and how we interact with others.


Vacant Spaces NY Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9781948765992
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Published: Actar - December 21st, 2021

Vacant Spaces NY begins gathering the incomplete data available and documenting vacant spaces in New York City.


Sub-Urbanism and the Art of Memory Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781999627782
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Published: AA Publications - June 1st, 2022

A re-edition of S bastien Marot's essay anthology Sub-Urbanism and the Art of Memory, originally published by the Architectural Association (AA) in 2003. Featuring a new introduction by the author, the book is part of a new series of essay anthologies entitled AA Documents.


Beyond Efficiency (Research and Practice) Cover Image
By Josefin Wangel (Editor), Eléonore Fauré (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9783887786113
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Published: AADR - June 1st, 2022

How could a more just and sustainable living environment be like?


The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839764080
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Published: Verso - November 16th, 2021

Reissue of the classic text on how cities should be planned


Supertight: Models for Living and Making Culture in Dense Urban Environments Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781638400066
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Published: Actar - September 1st, 2022

Supertight is an exploration of high-density urban life and reducing the footprint of cites through adaptations in design and behavior.

Tightness is a positive urban quality, examined through the observations of designers, with a focus on the cities of Asia.


9 Ways to Make Housing for People Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781935935407
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Published: Oro Editions - September 1st, 2022

Combining how-to with why-to, 9 Ways to Make Housing for People lays out the core principles that David Baker Architects uses to help communities develop great urban housing. Written for architects and residents--as well as officials, developers, and planners--this book is a kit of parts: nine proven strategies for getting the best outcomes for housing in urban contexts.


Hutong Metabolism: Zao/Standardarchitecture Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9783966800150
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Published: Architangle - November 16th, 2021

Small stone hutongs, built within a courtyard-and-alley system, are emblematic of Beijing's traditional inner-city architecture which still contends with modern, cooperate redevelopments to shape the character of the city. In one of the oldest cities in China, the important tasks of preservation and revitalization require particular sensitivity.


Who's Next: Homelessness, Architecture and Cities Cover Image
By Daniel Talesnik (Editor), Andres Lepik (Editor), Leilani Farha (Introduction by)
$68.00
ISBN: 9783966800174
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Published: Architangle - February 22nd, 2022

Homelessness is a growing global problem that requires local discussions and solutions. In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, it has noticeably become a collective concern.


Best Practices: A Companion to Architecture and Its Messy Relationship with Building Materials, Signage Systems, Communication Equipme Cover Image
By Erin Besler, Ian Besler, Sylvia Lavin (Contribution by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781951541118
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Published: Applied Research & Design - November 2nd, 2021

A thought-provoking guide to the endearing and enigmatic ways in which the built environment takes shape, Best Practices proposes a new way of thinking about neighborhoods, housing developments, streetscapes, and storefronts, not so much as places defined by building codes, dimensions, or geographic features, but as assemblages of ad hoc interventions and incidental ephemera.Best


Ailing Cities: The History, Assessment, and Remedy for Urbanization in Ghana Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781954081086
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Published: Applied Research & Design - November 2nd, 2021

Ailing Cities is a book written largely to educate and facilitate a dialogue with people of all backgrounds on environmental sustainability, architecture, urban planning, and design. It has been necessitated by urban ills in Ghana and other sub-Saharan African countries.


Typological Drift: Emerging Cities in China Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781951541712
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Published: Applied Research & Design - December 21st, 2021

Neither derivatives of Western cities nor isolated from them, Chinese cities in the past four decades are perhaps best captured in their characteristic complexity through a concept in biological evolution: drift. Unlike mutation, adaptation, and migration, drift of phenotypes takes place when chance events terminate some features and allow other features to flourish.