Search Results: 'urban form'

Search

×
×
×
×
180 results for "urban form"
SUB urban form typology_2012 By David Karle
Paperback: $28.59
Ships in 3-5 business days
In anticipation of this low scale building density in suburban areas we must begin to look at these under preforming suburban artifacts in new ways. Participants in the course were charged with... More > investigating spatial and architectural typologies within the city of Lincoln, Nebraska.< Less
The Dynamic Unity of Form and Process in Sustainable Urban Design By Daniel Schwab
Paperback: $30.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
This book describes the relationship between Christopher Alexander's generative theory of planning and Bill Hillier's space syntax theory. It proposes a future for urban design based on these two,... More > and the biophilia theory, by bringing human beings into a more profound relationship with their environment.< Less
Social Urbanism By Tyler Lyons
Paperback: List Price: $49.99 $47.49 You Save: 5%
Ships in 3-5 business days
American urban lifestyles have been dictated by the automobile since the 60’s. In addition, recent decades have seen an explosion in social media, leading to Americans becoming more... More > disconnected from their communities. Separation due to technology and social media, as well as poor planning, has created inhumane urban conditions. Air quality, open space and safety are often lacking. Can social architecture and planning cure a dying American city? This thesis will explore current and progressive planning trends, as well as, concepts that begin to prescribe the desired urban living condition. Social Urbanism is the philosophy that people, politics, architecture, and urbanism come together to form a healthy social environment within the city. Using building materials and techniques familiar to the Northwest this project gives the residents a public structure they can identify with. Well connected to public transportation and pedestrian/bike networks it becomes a focal point and social hub for the city.< Less
Form of Social Urbansim By Cody Rapai
Paperback: $45.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
William McDonough brought up in his book, Cradle to Cradle the idea to design for the “safety and well being of all children of all species for all time.” In the book, McDonough and his... More > co-author, Michael Braungart, focus mainly on chemical engineering and architectural practices. In order to obtain any kind of environmental sustainability this world must also strive for social and economic sustainability. These forms of sustainability create positive feedback loops that ensure economical solutions for health and happiness of all people. The solution to these flawed design decisions cannot be solved entirely through the change in components or materials. Through insights and design principles from people like Jane Jacobs, Wendell Berry and Andres Duany, a form-based design focused around agriculture in devastated post-industrial cities can create vibrant dense neighborhoods with employment and food security.< Less
2012 Calendar: Form and Contrast By Claire Tompkins
Calendar: $19.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
Photographs of urban architecture and landscapes
Urban Fey Book 1 : The Urban Court By Kimberley Long-Ewing, Rhea Ewing
eBook (PDF): $2.99
Download immediately.
The newest generation of fairies has emerged from the Urban setting – traffic light fairies, electricity nymphs, dumpster bogeys, graffiti fey. Lord Neon has all the style and flash associated... More > with the City but is it enough for him to emerge as the undisputed leader of the Urban Court? The Downtown Fey are at war with the Uptown Fey. Neon has his work cut out for him as he tries to get these two contentious groups to come together. With spies and saboteurs from the Traditional Courts on all sides, will the Urban Court tear itself apart before it can form?< Less
Urban Fey Book 1 : The Urban Court By Kimberley Long-Ewing, Rhea Ewing
Paperback: $19.95
Ships in 3-5 business days
The newest generation of fairies has emerged from the Urban setting – traffic light fairies, electricity nymphs, dumpster bogeys, graffiti fey. Lord Neon has all the style and flash associated... More > with the City but is it enough for him to emerge as the undisputed leader of the Urban Court? The Downtown Fey are at war with the Uptown Fey. Neon has his work cut out for him as he tries to get these two contentious groups to come together. With spies and saboteurs from the Traditional Courts on all sides, will the Urban Court tear itself apart before it can form?< Less
Sites of In(ter)vention, Potential Forms of Regenerative Infrastructure in Urban Development By Anneliese Sitterly
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Download immediately.
This project identifies current best practices of regenerative infrastructural systems in high-density residential developments and evaluates the invention and intervention of landscape architecture... More > in the creation of place-based regenerative form.< Less
Sites of In(ter)vention, Potential Forms of Regenerative Infrastructure in Urban Development By Anneliese Sitterly
Paperback: $55.10
Ships in 3-5 business days
This project identifies current best practices of regenerative infrastructural systems in high-density residential developments and evaluates the invention and intervention of landscape architecture... More > in the creation of place-based regenerative form.< Less
SEVEN RECIPES FOR THE NEW URBANISM By Jaime Correa
eBook (PDF): $52.50
Download immediately.
Seven Recipes for the New Urbanism presents an irreverent view of seven magical recipes at the heart of the New Urbanism movement: memory, suburban dysfunction, intellectual precedents, region and... More > ecology, urban form, building type and cultural representation. A number of admonitions and a thrilling professional agenda (cleverly disguised as metaphysical denials and affirmations) are followed by a portfolio of breathtaking projects, drawings and photographs. This is one of the freshest expressions of New Urbanism by one of its most zealous practitioners and scholars.< Less