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Atlas of Cities

Atlas of Cities

DKK 440,00

Richard Florida
Princeton University Press
9780691157818

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More than half the world''s population lives in cities, and that proportion is expected to rise to three-quarters by 2050. Urbanization is a global phenomenon, but the way cities are developing, the experience of city life, and the prospects for the future of cities vary widely from region to region. The Atlas of Cities presents a unique taxonomy of cities that looks at different aspects of their physical, economic, social, and political structures; their interactions with each other and with their hinterlands; the challenges and opportunities they present; and where cities might be going in the future. Each chapter explores a particular type of city--from the foundational cities of Greece and Rome and the networked cities of the Hanseatic League, through the nineteenth-century modernization of Paris and the industrialization of Manchester, to the green and "smart" cities of today. Expert contributors explore how the development of these cities reflects one or more capacity (governance, economics, and

Smart About Cities - Visualising the Challenge for 21st Century Urbanism

Smart About Cities - Visualising the Challenge for 21st Century Urbanism

DKK 249,00

Ton Dassen, Maarten A. Hajer
NAI Publishers
9789462081482

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The discourse on ''Smart Cities'' is everywhere. It promises an era of innovative urban planning, driven by smart urban technologies that will make cities safer, cleaner and, above all, more efficient. Efficiency seems uncontroversial, but does it make for great cities? In this book, Maarten Hajer, Director-general of PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Ton Dassen, senior researcher sustainable human environment at PBL, plea for a ''smart urbanism'' instead of uncritically adopting ''smart cities''.

Med hverdagslivet som designpraksis

Med hverdagslivet som designpraksis

DKK 200,00

Lise Juul Madsen, Louise Vom Müller
Forlaget PB43
9788799506880

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Unge er ofte ikke med til at planlægge byerne. I den første danske debatbog om unge og byplanlægning afmystificeres det at samarbejde med unge. Bogen indfanger en række forskellige unges perspektiver på byen og ser på, hvordan metoderne til at involvere unge i planlægningen kan gentænkes og designes. Det kræver nye metoder, vilje til at eksperimentere og at flere og andre aktører involveres.

The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation

The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation

DKK 319,00

Nicolas Kenny
University of Toronto Press
9781442615816

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At the start of the twentieth century, the modern metropolis was a riot of sensation. City dwellers lived in an environment filled with smoky factories, crowded homes, and lively thoroughfares. Sights, sounds, and smells flooded their senses, while changing conceptions of health and decorum forced many to rethink their most banal gestures, from the way they negotiated speeding traffic to the use they made of public washrooms. The Feel of the City exposes the sensory experiences of city-dwellers in Montreal and Brussels at the turn of the century and the ways in which these shaped the social and cultural significance of urban space. Using the experiences of municipal officials, urban planners, hygienists, workers, writers, artists, and ordinary citizens, Nicolas Kenny explores the implications of the senses for our understanding of modernity.

INTERchanging - Future Designs for Responsive Transport Environments

INTERchanging - Future Designs for Responsive Transport Environments

DKK 155,00

Gardner, Haeusler, Mahar
Spurbuch Verlag
9783887784188

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With consideration of a range of social trends, but also emerging responsive and sustainable technologies, the essays and design projects presented here reimagine, in various ways, a public transport Interchange of the Future better suited to address the complexities and conditions of 21st century urban digital life. Interchanging brings together a collection of design projects and interdisciplinary perspectives on policy, planning, design, and management issues, that currently, and are set to, shape and influence our expectations and experiences of urban public transport environments. This comprises a unique range of contributions from academics, industry and practice, including the Australian Research Council Linkage Grant project and research team Encircle: Dr. M. Hank Haeusler (University of New South Wales/ UNSW), Briedy Mahar (UNSW), Tim Tompson (UNSW), Dr. Martin Tomitsch (University of Sydney), Dr. Nathan Kirchner (University of Technology Sydney/UTS) and Dr. Michelle Zeibots at QUT.

Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

DKK 219,00

Timothy Beatley
Island Press
9781610914055

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What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? As coastal cities begin planning for climate change and rising sea levels, author Timothy Beatley sees opportunities for rethinking the relationship between urban development and the ocean. Modern society is more dependent upon ocean resources than people are commonly aware of-from oil and gas extraction to wind energy, to the vast amounts of fish harvested globally, to medicinal compounds derived from sea creatures, and more. In Blue Urbanism, Beatley argues that, given all we''ve gained from the sea, city policies, plans, and daily urban life should acknowledge and support a healthy ocean environment. The book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the wonders of marine life.

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

DKK 299,00

Anthony M. Townsend
Norton
9780393082876

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We live in a world defined by urbanization and digital ubiquity, where mobile broadband connections outnumber fixed ones, machines dominate a new "internet of things," and more people live in cities than in the countryside. In Smart Cities, urbanist and technology expert Anthony Townsend takes a broad historical look at the forces that have shaped the planning and design of cities and information technologies from the rise of the great industrial cities of the nineteenth century to the present. A century ago, the telegraph and the mechanical tabulator were used to tame cities of millions. Today, cellular networks and cloud computing tie together the complex choreography of mega-regions of tens of millions of people. In response, cities worldwide are deploying technology to address both the timeless challenges of government and the mounting problems posed by human settlements of previously unimaginable size and complexity.

India: the Urban Transition - a Case Study of Development Urbanism

India: the Urban Transition - a Case Study of Development Urbanism

DKK 299,00

Henrik Valeur
The Architectural Publisher B
9788792700094

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Development urbanism is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on sustainable urban development as a means to combat poverty and protect the environment in the so-called "developing" world. Based on his experiences teaching, reseraching and practising in India, the author discusses some of the problems related to the urban transition of India, including the air pollution, the contamination and depletion of fresh water resources, the precarious food situation, the lack of proper housing, and various environmental and human health problems, related to motorized transportation.

Chandigarh Casablanca - A Report on Modernization

Chandigarh Casablanca - A Report on Modernization

DKK 375,00

Maristella Casciato, Tom Avermaete
Park Books
9783906027364

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The book documents two different but complementary urban realities that have played a fundamental role in the imagination, the definition, and the redefinition of the 20th-century modern city. Chandigarh built by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Maxwell Fry and Jane B. Drew together with Indian architects and Casablanca, designed by Michel Ecochard and young Moroccan and French architects, share the foundation in a European-American understanding of avant-garde architecture and urbanism. Yet life and further development of both places have been decisively influenced by their own respective culture. This new book decenters the dominant European-American view and contributes to a new geography of the modern city. The contemporary gaze shifts from the symbolic use of architecture to construct monumental masterpieces to the formation of public space, housing, and social facilities.

Urban Bikeway Design Guide

Urban Bikeway Design Guide

DKK 435,00

National Association of City Transportation off.
Island Press
9781610915656

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The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition is based on the experience of the best cycling cities in the world. The designs in this book were developed by cities for cities, since unique urban streets require innovative solutions. To create the Guide, the authors conducted an extensive worldwide literature search from design guidelines and real-life experience. They worked closely with a panel of urban cycleway planning professionals from NACTO member cities and from numerous other cities worldwide, as well as traffic engineers, planners, and academics with deep experience in urban cycleway applications. The Guide offers substantive guidance for cities seeking to improve bicycle transportation in places where competing demands for the use of the right of way present unique challenges.

Site design for multifamily housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods

Site design for multifamily housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods

DKK 345,00

Larco, Kelsey, West
Island Press
9781610915472

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The United States is over eighty percent urbanised, yet over half of the population still lives in suburban settings, characterised by low-density, automobile-dependent development with separated land uses. These disconnected and isolated models of development have been linked to increased greenhouse-gas emissions and reduced quality of life, health, and social connections. In Site Design for Multifamily Housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods, the authors explain that creating more liveable and vital communities is within reach and the design and development of multifamily housing is a key component to reaching this goal. Multifamily housing is an important component of increasing density, which is necessary to achieve connectivity for compact and walkable development.

Radical Cities - Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture

Radical Cities - Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture

DKK 245,00

Justin McGuirk
VERSO
9781781682807

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In Radical Cities, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people and ideas shaping the way cities are evolving. Ever since the mid twentieth century, when the dream of modernist utopia went to Latin America to die, the continent has been a testing ground for exciting new conceptions of the city. An architect in Chile has designed a form of social housing where only half of the house is built, allowing the owners to adapt the rest; Medellín, formerly the world''s murder capital, has been transformed with innovative public architecture; squatters in Caracas have taken over the forty-five-storey Torre David skyscraper; and Rio is on a mission to incorporate its favelas into the rest of the city.

Velo-City: Architecture for Bikes

Velo-City: Architecture for Bikes

DKK 319,00

Gavin Blyth
Prestel
9783791349091

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From a bike rack to the world''s most glamorous cycling shop, Velo Architecture shows how our cities are being transformed by a new wave of bike-related design. The world''s major cities are making room for cyclists, helping them to ride, store, share, and buy their bicycles more easily than ever before. As a result, bike-related design has become one of the hottest fields in architecture. From racetracks to commuter paths and from bike sharing to bridges, this comprehensive survey details every aspect of this brave new cycling world. Drawing on the latest trends in bike design and fashion it places each project in context to provide an eclectic visual record of the world built around cycling. With an introductory essay that considers the history and future of cycling and packed with numerous color illustrations, this book is perfect for design enthusiasts and cyclists alike.

A History of Future Cities

A History of Future Cities

DKK 165,00

Daniel Brook
W. W. Norton & Company
9780393348866

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Every month, five million people move from the past to the future. Pouring into developing-world ''instant cities'' like Dubai and Shenzhen, these urban newcomers confront a modern world cobbled together from fragments of a West they have never seen. Do these fantastical boomtowns, where blueprints spring to life overnight on virgin land, represent the dawning of a brave new world? Or is their vaunted newness a mirage? In a captivating blend of history and reportage, Daniel Brook travels to a series of major metropolitan hubs that were once themselves instant cities-- St. Petersburg, Shanghai, and Mumbai--to watch their ''dress rehearsals for the twenty-first century.'' Understanding today''s emerging global order, he argues, requires comprehending the West''s profound and conflicted influence on developing-world cities over the centuries.

The City as a Project

The City as a Project

DKK 310,00

Pier Vittorio Aureli
Ruby Press
9783944074061

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What if the city can be seen differently than as a sort of self-organising chaos? Shaped not only by material forces, but also by cultural and didactic visions, the city may instead result from political intention in the form of architectural projects. This collection of eight essays, edited by Pier Vittorio Aureli, examines a fascinating set of urban conditions across more than two millennia of history, from the political theology of the Islamic city to the political economy of Renaissance architecture, and from the planned Mesoamerican metropolis to the Fordist factory floor, revealing the ways in which the city arises from the constant interaction between ideas and spatial conditions.

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Forlag: Irreversible

ISBN: 9788493688103

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Opdateret d. 01. November 2014