America's Frozen Neighborhoods The Abuse of Zoning
ISBN: HB: 9780300249880, Yale University Press, January 2023
320 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 9 black&white illus.
This book examines local zoning policies and suggests reforms that states and the federal government might adopt to counter the negative effects of exclusionary zoning. In this book, Robert Ellickson asserts that local zoning policies are the most c...
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English Garden Eccentrics Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries
ISBN: HB: 9781913107260, Yale University Press, April 2022
400 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 198 colour and black&white illus.
A highly original study of eccentric English garden-makers and their extraordinary gardens. In his new book, "English Garden Eccentrics", renowned landscape architect and historian Todd Longstaffe-Gowan reveals a series of obscure and eccentric Engl...
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Ambiguous Territory Architecture, Landscape and the Postnatural
ISBN: PB: 9781948765657, Actar, March 2022
256 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, colour illus.
The writers and designers in this collection are among the most thoughtful architects, artists, landscape architects, and theorists working today. The editors organized these essays and works of art and design around three territories: the atmospheri...
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Inventing Greenland Designing An Arctic Nation
ISBN: HB: 9781638409892, Actar, March 2022
160 pp., 21.5x15 cm, colour illus.
Through the lens of urbanization, Inventing Greenland provides a broad understanding of a unique island undergoing intense transformation while drawing attention to its historical and current challenges and emerging opportunities. Geared towards arch...
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Custom Made Sense and Method in the Design of Architecture, City and Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9788832080889, Bookport, ListLab, March 2022
232 pp., 23x16 cm, colour illus.
When something is custom-made, it is designed according to the needs of the customer. This is even if, in the design disciplines, the customer is a manifold concept and not necessarily a material one. The society, the place, the lifestyle, the city,...
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Sustainable Future
ISBN: HB: 9783791359960, Prestel Publishing, January 2022
280 pp., 28x22 cm, 300 colour illus.
The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) has been rehabilitating existing parks and creating new ones for more than 20 years in the Muslim world, but also in the West. Discover how these brilliantly designed green spaces have helped improve the lives of...
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Outdoor Domesticity On the Relationships between Trees, Architecture, and Inhabitants
ISBN: HB: 9781948765718, Actar, November 2021
326 pp., 21.5x13.5 cm, colour illus.
The first part of this publication is to present a collection of exemplary five houses that evinced explicit relationships with preexisting trees. The five twentieth century projects are: La Casa (B. Rudofsky, 1969), Cottage Caesar (M. Breuer, 1951),...
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Solid, Fluid, Biotic Changing Alpine Landscapes
ISBN: HB: 9783037786772, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2021
208 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 240 illus.
The Alpine region is characterized by a great diversity in all spatial dimensions and qualities. This circumstance is not to be read primarily as the result of adfirst of all as an expression of the alpine topography, determined ministrative drawing...
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States of Entanglement Data in the Irish Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9781948765596, Actar, June 2021
324 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, colour illus.
As our everyday lives become increasingly entangled with data technologies, the book addresses the utopian fantasy that surrounds the Cloud, as transcending physical presence or resourcing. By bringing the physical infrastructure around data, and its...
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Protected Areas and Local Communities A Challenge for Inland Development
ISBN: PB: 9788832080414, Bookport, ListLab, January 2021
248 pp., 23x16 cm, colour illus.
The book collects the outcomes of research on protected areas, driven by the desire of exploring the role these play in an era of global change. The publication explores their management methods, with reference to global strategies for risk reduction...
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