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  • Permaculture Plants
    Jeff Nugent
    The comprehensive guide to edible  and useful Agaves and Cacti. Productive plants for land rehabilitation. Plants which survive uncertain rainfall. Drought and snow resistant plants. Staples  of  ancient  cultures. Low effort emergency food. Extensively  indexed. Over 400 useful species covered. ...
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    26,20 €

  • Enriching Urban Spaces with Ambient Computing, the Internet of Things, and Smart City Design
    In recent years, the presence of ubiquitous computing has increasingly integrated into the lives of people in modern society. As these technologies become more pervasive, new opportunities open for making citizens’ environments more comfortable, convenient, and efficient. Enriching Urban Spaces with Ambient Computing, the Internet of Things, and Smart City Design is a pivotal r...
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    287,47 €

  • Creative Urban Regions
    In a knowledge economy urban form and functions are primarily shaped by global market forces rather than urban planning. As the role of knowledge in wealth creation becomes a critical issue in cities, urban administrations and planners need to discover new approaches to harness the considerable opportunities of abstract production for a global order. Creative Urban Regions: Har...
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    236,45 €

  • El origen del jardín moderno en Estados Unidos
    Ana de la Fuente Aznárez
    Hasta mediados del siglo XX, el llamado jardín inglés de carácter paisajista era el único modelo aceptado en el diseño de un jardín en Estados Unidos. Ese paradigma era válido tanto para los espacios públicos como para las viviendas unifamiliares. Durante las primeras décadas de siglo, con influencia de las Vanguardias y de las ideas del Movimiento Moderno, se empezó a plantear...
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    49,92 €

  • Habitar Gamarra
    Patricia Díaz
    El libro Habitar Gamarra explora la relación entre la arquitectura del principal emporio textil peruano y las formas en que se habita, dentro de un contexto donde conviven tanto estructuras formales como informales. Esta interacción se manifiesta en un sistema complejo que responde no solo a necesidades comerciales, sino también domésticas. pues en Gamarra no solo se compra o s...
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    17,68 €

  • Bop
    Juan Carlos Bamba Vicente
    En Latinoamérica, en el siglo XX, se implementaron programas de desarrollo de barrios obreros públicos, viviendas asequibles de calidad para la población trabajadora, buscando abordar el déficit habitacional y mejorando las condiciones de vida. En Argentina se creó la Comisión Nacional de Casas Baratas en 1915, Venezuela fundó el Banco Obrero en 1928, y en México se ofrecieron ...
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    20,80 €

  • Fundamentals of Planning Cities for Healthy Living
    Alexandra Pollock / Avi Friedman
    The proposed book illustrates the decline of community planning for healthy living and outlines measures that can be reintroduced to foster active lifestyles. ...
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    50,34 €

  • NEW HARMONY
    Jaime Correa
    A counterproposal and revision of the ideas of social-utopian Charles Fourier. This colorful project proposes an alternate system of floating phalanxes and phalansteries for the South Florida region in response to the current period of uncertain climate conditions. More than just a project of urban design and architecture, this counterproposal is a conceptual art intervention b...
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    27,79 €

  • L’Osservatorio Sassi per la Gestione del sito UNESCO di Matera. Il progetto per l’avvio e il metodo.
    Angela Colonna
    Nel 2013 il sito UNESCO materano de 'i Sassi e il parco delle Chiese rupestri' si è dotato del suo primo Piano di Gestione, a vent’anni dall’iscrizione nella Lista del Patrimonio Mondiale. Il Piano di Gestione si è andato definendo lungo un percorso articolato e partecipato, e la sua struttura è il risultato di sintesi degli apporti di tutte le fasi del percorso. Il processo pa...
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    24,80 €

  • West Swindon
    Angela Atkinson / Frances Bevan / Roger Ogle
    West Swindon is a series of linked suburban centres planned and built from the 1980s to the west of the Wiltshire former railway town. But its story stretches back much further than most people realise. Way before the St. John family hunted on what is now Lydiard Park, Romans lived, made bricks - and died here. Should you think of West Swindon as nothing more than a soulless, t...
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    22,53 €

  • Viviendas tradicionales en madera
    Jorge Alberto Vega Verduga / Tanya Pamela Donoso Mogollón
    El patrimonio arquitectónico continuamente se ve amenazado por agentes naturales o por las transformaciones de las ciudades, pero existe interés a través de la investigación por conservar esos valores culturales que se reflejan en la vivienda tradicional.Este libro presenta el estudio de las viviendas tradicionales en madera de la Zona occidental de la provincia de El Oro en el...
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    24,96 €

  • URBAN GREENING TECHNIQUES
    CHUN LIANG TAN
    What is the best way to design with greenery? What are the benefits of selecting one species of tree over another, and placing it at Point A instead of Point B? Will it cost more than the benefits it provides? If you have ever asked these questions, this book is for you.Greenery is an integral part of the sustainable planning and design ethos. Besides beautifying the environmen...
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    119,93 €

  • URBAN GREENING TECHNIQUES
    CHUN LIANG TAN
    What is the best way to design with greenery? What are the benefits of selecting one species of tree over another, and placing it at Point A instead of Point B? Will it cost more than the benefits it provides? If you have ever asked these questions, this book is for you.Greenery is an integral part of the sustainable planning and design ethos. Besides beautifying the environmen...
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    59,80 €

  • A History of Prestonfield - Edinburgh Local History
    Brian Bourner
    This booklet is an exercise in local history. It is an attempt to bring together and describe the broad sweep of social and political history relating to a small area in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, called Prestonfield. It is illustrated with a number of photographs and extracts from a number of maps. ...
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    16,92 €

  • For Palestine
    Ian Parker
    'I am not afraid to look.' - Tom Hurndall, 2003.On the eve of the invasion of Iraq in February 2003, Tom Hurndall, a photography student at Manchester Metropolitan University, travelled from Manchester to the Middle East to witness the horrors in Iraq and then later in Palestine. Tom was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier on 11 April 2003 whilst attempting to rescue two chi...
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    55,89 €

  • Harmony, Florida
    Anthony James Catanese
    Harmony, Florida is a very special place. It is a new town built upon the principles of New Urbanism and living with nature and wildlife. It could become a model for new place-making and conservation of endangered lands. It is not only a planning and architectural success; it is also an ecological ideal.This book tells how it was done. It started with a vision supported by scie...
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    12,01 €

  • Harmony, Florida
    Anthony James Catanese
    Harmony, Florida is a very special place. It is a new town built upon the principles of New Urbanism and living with nature and wildlife. It could become a model for new place-making and conservation of endangered lands. It is not only a planning and architectural success; it is also an ecological ideal.This book tells how it was done. It started with a vision supported by scie...
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    30,15 €

  • Constructing Gardens, Cultivating the City
    Amanda Shoaf Vincent
    Constructing Gardens, Cultivating the City is the first cultural history of major new parks developed in Paris in the late twentieth century, as part of the city’s program of adaptive reuse of industrial spaces. Thanks to laws that gave the city more political autonomy, Paris’s local government launched a campaign of park creation in the late 1970s that continued to the turn of...
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    92,40 €

  • The Complex City
    Caroline Donnellan
    ’The Complex City: Social and Built Approaches and Methods’ explores different ways of understanding the city. The social city approach proceeds from the ground-up, it focuses on human interactions shaped by economic and environmental processes. The built city method looks through a top-down lens, examining policy and planning for buildings and infrastructure, including utiliti...
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    61,69 €

  • School Journey as a Third Place
    Zoe Moody
    Journeys to school are important time and space transitions between homes and schools for children worldwide. This book provides insights into children’s experiences of this essential aspect of their lives and schooling experience. From an interdisciplinary and intercultural perspective, leading international scholars focus on how children from very different contexts travel be...
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    160,22 €

  • SMART CITY 2.0
    FRED YOUNG PHILLIPS & AVV DEOG-SEONG OH
    Almost a century since the idea of creating more humane - more human-centric - cities was brought to the fore, how far has mankind progressed towards creating a true 'city with a heart'? How far off are we, and what can we do to close the gap?The first generation of smart cities showed the limits of top-down planning, in which cities contracted out design and implementation to ...
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    182,09 €

  • NO in the USA
    MARCELO LARA / MERCEDES ARTURO
    NO in the USA is a photo essay that will change the way you see public signage forever. Observed through the eyes of a foreigner, this book offers a refreshing and playful perspective on the symbols and messages that surround us. From the comical to the thought-provoking, NO in the USA is a must-read for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of American culture and so...
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    33,38 €

  • Arquitec-na-tura
    Manuel Fonseca Gallego
    El objeto de este libro, denominado ARQUITEC-NA-TURA (conjugando los dos términos Arquitectura y Naturaleza entre sí de manera que formen un todo no perdiendo ambas raíces), pretende analizar las tendencias arquitectónicas contemporáneas ligadas a la conservación de los entornos naturales para su difusión futura, denominadas NATURARQUITECTURAS o quizás Naturaleza Construida. Es...
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    31,20 €

  • The Art of Building Cities
    Camillo Sitte / Charles T. Stewart
    Camillo Sitte (1843-1903) was a noted Austrian architect, painter and theoretician who exercised great influence on the development of urban planning in Europe and the United States. The publication at Vienna in May 1889 of 'Der Stadtebau nach seinen künstlerischen Grundsatzen' ('The Art of Building Cities') began a new era in Germanic city planning. Sitte strongly criticized t...
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    9,80 €

  • URBAN MANAGEMENT
    WILLIE TAN
    This book is about the management of cities amid the major challenges to fast growing cities as well as the struggling ones. It discusses trends in urbanization, urban challenges, the urban management approach, theories of the state and urban management, building capacity, urban planning, local economic development, housing, urban service delivery, public utilities, social serv...
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    117,82 €

  • URBAN MANAGEMENT
    WILLIE TAN
    This book is about the management of cities amid the major challenges to fast growing cities as well as the struggling ones. It discusses trends in urbanization, urban challenges, the urban management approach, theories of the state and urban management, building capacity, urban planning, local economic development, housing, urban service delivery, public utilities, social serv...
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    69,99 €

  • Vailima, entre el Pardo y el Cerrato
    Miguel Amengual
    Vailima es el nombre de la casa donde vivía Stevenson muy cerca de Apia, la capital de Samoa. Vailima es también el nombre de mi casa en el Cerrato, un oasis de paz al sureste de la provincia de Palencia, que me permite desconectar en un momento de la ajetreada vida que nos ha tocado vivir. Vailima, entre El Pardo y el Cerrato es una recopilación de algunos de mis relatos, una ...
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    22,96 €

  • Visual Pollution
    Khydija Wakil / Raheel Nawaz
    Visual Pollution: Concepts, Practices and Management Framework offers the first substantial cutting-edge exploration of visual pollution in urban settlements, uncovering the conceptualisation, geography-specific visual pollutants, methods of visual pollution assessment and management frameworks. ...
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    87,88 €

  • Cities Surround the Countryside
    Robin Visser / Nikolay Protsenko
    Cities Surround the Countryside: Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China analyzes urban aesthetics in the Peoples Republic of China at the turn of the 21st century (1990-2010). Applying empirical field research, historical frameworks, and critical theory to analysis of urban fiction, cinema, art, architecture, and urban planning, the book explores how new forms of urban identit...
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    39,97 €

  • Research Anthology on BIM and Digital Twins in Smart Cities
    Information R... Management Association
    In recent years, smart cities have been an emerging area of interest across the world. Due to this, numerous technologies and tools, such as building information modeling (BIM) and digital twins, have been developed to help achieve smart cities. To ensure research is continuously up to date and new technologies are considered within the field, further study is required. The Res...
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    655,48 €