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Inclusive Design: Designing and Developing Accessible Environments

Inclusive Design: Designing and Developing Accessible Environments

by: Peter Hall

 

The reality of the built environment for disabled people is one of social, physical and attitudinal barriers which prevent their ease of mobility, movement and access. In the United Kingdom, most homes cannot be accessed by wheelchair, while accessible transport is the exception rather than the...


ISBN: 9780419256205

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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English Architecture: A Concise History

English Architecture: A Concise History

by: David Watkin

 

A broad survey of English architecture, from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 20th century. Concentrating on buildings still visible today, Watkin emphasizes the historic high points of English creative genius. He also provides an expanded chapter on the Modern Movement and more recent styles.


ISBN: 9780500203385

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Hip Hotels City

Hip Hotels City

by: Herbert J. M. Ypma

 

Hip Hotels: City didn't just identify a trend, it led it. This revised edition reflects that, introducing around a dozen stunning new hotels (all of which have opened since first publication) and at least three new city destinations (Delhi, Marrakesh and Tokyo). New hotels include One Aldwych, a...


ISBN: 9780500283011

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Public Places - Urban Spaces: A Guide to Urban Design

Public Places - Urban Spaces: A Guide to Urban Design

by: Matthew Carmona

 

"Public Places - Urban Spaces" is a holistic guide to the many complex and interacting dimensions of urban design. The discussion moves systematically through ideas, theories, research and the practice of urban design from an unrivalled range of sources. It aids the reader by gradually building...


ISBN: 9780750636322

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Light, Air and Openness: Modern Architecture Between the Wars

Light, Air and Openness: Modern Architecture Between the Wars

by: Paul Overy

 

This groundbreaking book examines the relationship between the modernist architecture of the 1920s and 1930s and that eras preoccupations with health, cleanliness, fresh air and sunshine, exploring how utopian notions of the clean machine and the hygienist movement inspired the pure geometric...


ISBN: 9780500342428

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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London: A Guide to Recent Architecture

London: A Guide to Recent Architecture

by: Samantha Hardingham

 

This is the sixth edition of one of the most popular architecture books of the last decade. Each edition has followed the architectural evolution of London, documenting changes that express with amazing accuracy the social, political and economic forces at work in the capital. Radically...


ISBN: 9780713488067

Publisher: Anova Books

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives

Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives

by: Carolyn Steel

 

*Cities cover just 2% of the world's surface, but consume 75% of the world's resources *Global food production increased by 145% in the last 4 decades of the 20th century - yet an estimated 800 million people are still hungry *In 2005 British supermarkets sent half a million tonnes of edible food...


ISBN: 9780701180379

Publisher: Vintage

Subject: Fitness and Lifestyle, Food, Architecture and planning

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The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators

The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators

by: Charles Landry

 

Cities have always been the crucible of culture and civilization and the hubs of wealth creation. But today they face enormous challenges. Over half the world's population already lives in cities and the proportion is set to grow rapidly. Compounded by infrastructural, economic and social...


ISBN: 9781853836138

Publisher: Earthscan Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Wounded Cities: Destruction and Reconstruction in a Globalized World

Wounded Cities: Destruction and Reconstruction in a Globalized World

by: Jane Schneider

 

Although the seemingly apocalyptic scale of the World Trade Center disaster continues to haunt people across the globe, it is only the most recent example of a city tragically wounded. Cities are, in fact, perpetually caught up in cycles of degeneration and renewal. As with the WTC, from time to...


ISBN: 9781859736883

Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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Future:City

Future:City

by: Jurgen Rosemann

 

This text focuses on cities as the dominant form of human settlement for the future, examining the transformation that is happening in urban connotations worldwide today. The last few decades have seen a rate of change and growth in cities that has never been seen before, resulting in giant...


ISBN: 9780415284516

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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