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High Street: How our town centres can bounce back from the retail crisis

Rudlin, David
Uniting retailing and the built environment to develop a shared agenda for the revival of high streets, which are so important to our economy and the spirit of communities.
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A History of Council Housing in 100 Estates

Boughton, John
In this highly-illustrated survey, John Boughton, author of Municipal Dreams, examines the remarkable history of social housing in the UK.
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Lubetkin and Goldfinger: The Rise and Fall of British High-Rise Council Housing

Russell, Nicholas
Berthold Lubetkin and Ernoe Goldfinger were two leading architects who designed high-rise council housing after the Second World War; a type of building that now holds a poor reputation.
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The Italian Legacy in the United Arab Emirates:: The Urban and Industrial Landscape

Pizzinato, Lucia
The history of the contribution of the Italian construction companies and architecture firms in shaping the urban and industrial landscape of the United Arab Emirates.
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The Caring City: Health, Economy, and Environment

Chinchilla Moreno, Izaskun
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Neuroscience for Designing Green Spaces: Contemplative Landscapes

Olszewska-Guizzo, Agnieszka
This book delves into the neuroscience behind contemplative landscapes, their key spatial characteristics, and practical application of the Contemplative Landscape Model through case studies from around the world.
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Writings on the Asian City: Framing an Inclusive Approach to Urban Design

Cookson Smith, Dr Peter
The book frames a perspective on the urban design challenges presented by the rapidly expanding and regenerating Asian cities, and how these can be shaped by memory, meaning and identity while meeting sustainable, resilient and community concerns.
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Housing Atlas: Europe - 20th Century

Pierini, Orsina Simona
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Constructing the Socialist Way of Life: North Korea's Housing and Urban Planning

Jung, Inha
Exploring home culture and daily life of North Koreans to capture the actual life of those who have largely supported the country's unique but dictatorial political system.
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Architectures of Spatial Justice

Cuff, Dana
A field-defining work that demonstrates how architects are breaking with professional conventions to advance spatial justice and design more equitable buildings and cities.
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