The International Environmental Standards Handbook provides the necessary historical background to understand the current status of international environmental standards. The practicality of the book is evident in the inc read more
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After the devastating earthquake in Haiti, on January 12, 2010, Steven Holl had the idea of devoting the next Pamphlet Architecture book to solutions for rebuilding the architecture and read more
Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on pra read more
This book provides the first in-depth analysis of the economics and regulation of financial privacy. It is an international comparison of credit reporting systems in the United States and in European countries. On the theoretical level the book explain read more
This up-to-date and comprehensive reference presents the fundamentals of environmental planning, incorporating theory, practice and case studies. The book includes balanced coverage and real world examples to illustrate the concepts. Political, ethical read more
When city planners and designers are given the ideal assignment -- to build a new city in the wilderness, unencumbered by an existing urban matrix -- and,
at the same time, the site is located in the midst of a resource-rich region tha read more
This book is a critical reappraisal of contemporary theories of urban planning and design and of the role of the architect-planner in an urban context.
The authors rejecting the grand utopian visions of "total planning" and "total de read more
Imagine a world in which the excess energy from one business would be used to heat another. Where buildings need less and less energy around the world, and where "regenerative" commercial buildings – ones that create more energy than they use read more
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