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Lost in Globalization By Leonardo Citterio & Joseph Di Pasquale
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Residential construction best expresses the evolution of the Chinese lifestyle over the years and is one of the major problems generated by the new massive Chinese urbanization. The city main... More > structure is easily recognizable: a large sprawl of buildings almost placed without a hierarchical disposition. In the various lots are easily identifiable several patterns. Only with the typologies study can be possible understand the relationship between the various political events, the lifestyles and the form. The contrast in morphology between the different prototypes seem to be a sudden mutation, but actually suggest a gradual housing typological evolution lasting over a century.< Less
Global Apartments By Fernando Lara
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As the 20th Century progressed, urban housing became quite homogenized throughout the world. Apartment buildings in Sao Paulo are very similar to those in Seoul, Moscow, and even Chicago. It is clear... More > that the modernist architectural vocabulary made famous by the so-called “International style” has gone much beyond corporation identity buildings and prevails in the housing sector in most of the urbanized world. According to a study supported by the United Nations Habitat (ANGEL, 2000), residential buildings – although varying in size, shape and construction materials – now take on one of four basic forms: the single family house, the row house, the walk-up apartment building and the high-rise. This book is the result of almost a decade of research on multi-family buildings, known worldwide as apartments. The main goal is to investigate the extent to which those buildings are or are not alike, or whether the similarities are more visual than experiential.< Less
Global Apartments By Fernando Lara
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As the 20th Century progressed, urban housing became quite homogenized throughout the world. Apartment buildings in Sao Paulo are very similar to those in Seoul, Moscow, and even Chicago. It is clear... More > that the modernist architectural vocabulary made famous by the so-called “International style” has gone much beyond corporation identity buildings and prevails in the housing sector in most of the urbanized world. According to a study supported by the United Nations Habitat (ANGEL, 2000), residential buildings – although varying in size, shape and construction materials – now take on one of four basic forms: the single family house, the row house, the walk-up apartment building and the high-rise. This book is the result of almost a decade of research on multi-family buildings, known worldwide as apartments. The main goal is to investigate the extent to which those buildings are or are not alike, or whether the similarities are more visual than experiential.< Less
URBAN POVERTY AND LIVELIHOODS By Dr. Athing Ningshen & Mrs. Ningson Primrose
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The urban below poverty line (BPL) families residing in certain pockets of the city of Imphal are particularly vulnerable and struggle to gain access to services and opportunities to improve their... More > livelihoods. They generally possess low skills and lack the level of education required for the better paid jobs in the formal sector. Working in the informal sector are the only means for their survival. This has led to a rapid growth of the informal sector in the Imphal city.< Less
Gatewood Urban Homestead By Bob Waldrop
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This is a permaculture design for a site in a densely populated neighborhood close to downtown Oklahoma City. Topics covered include earth works, nutrient management,food production, shelter, access,... More > energy, water, community, economics, budget, hazards, and staging. Extensive appendices including species lists, resources, book lists, and how-to materials. Permaculture is the art and science of designing sustainable human habitations and systems.< Less
Urbanization of Rural China By Li Taohong
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This book looks at China's role in the global economy and if China is ready to lead the world economy.
The History of Urban Planning and Cities By Donald Chiarella
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A primer for the modern Urban Planner or city manager from a historical perspective of global cities.
The History of Urban Planning and Cities By Donald Chiarella
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A primer for the modern Urban Planner or city manager from a historical perspective of global cities.
Berlin: Temporary Contemporary Urbanism By Philippe Baumann & Dagmar Richter
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Pratt Institute School of Architecture summer program in Berlin, a studio comprised of twelve exceptional third and fourth year undergraduates, developed temporary urban protoypes in Brooklyn to be... More > tested and refined in Berlin. Studio space in the heart of the former East Berlin—adjacent to a once derelict pocket of intellectual foment—provided uncommon firsthand opportunity to experience a city with a strong sense of obligation towards the public realm. The studio visited architectural sites in Berlin and, in partial fulfillment of their seminar on contemporary tectonics, toured Germany, Austria and Switzerland with their professors, surviving an aborted alpine hike 2200m above Innsbruck. Shared workshops, pin ups, exhibits and lectures with counterparts from South America, Asia, Mexico and Kentucky lent a multifaceted global perspective to the students’ tenure at the Aedes Campus Berlin.< Less
ICT, Urban Governance & Youth By Daniella Ben-Attar & Tim Campbell
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The ICT, Urban Governance and Youth report is the fourth report in the Global Youth-Led Development series. The report aims to develop a conceptual framework to accommodate rapidly changing dynamics... More > in three areas of urban development: the demographics of the fastest growing segment of urban populations, youth (ages 15 to 24); information and communications technology (ICT) and particularly mobile phones; and governance, particularly local government in the developing world. With its advanced draft on ICT-enabled governance, the UN-Habitat has laid the groundwork by addressing issues of urbanization and ICT-based government. This report seeks to add the youth dimension in a way that builds upon the advanced draft and takes into account the special characteristics of young, technologically savvy citizens.< Less

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