All publications - Urban Theory

High-Rise and the Sustainable City

Edited by Han Meyer and Daan Zandbelt

With ten contributions from international architects and urban designers, this book addresses the key elements when considering the role of high-rise in a sustainable urban future.(...)

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Changing Places: Urbanity, Citizenship & Ideology in New European Neighbourhoods

Edited by Marco Cremaschi and Frank Eckardt

Changing Places investigates the process of change in European neighbourhoods over the last twenty years, both newly and purposely built neighbourhoods and redeveloped ones. It shows that change(...)

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Management of Urban Development Processes in the Netherlands

Edited by Agnes Franzen, Fred Hobma, Hans de Jonge and Gerard Wigmans

This book provides a management view on urban area development. Urban area development has increasingly been influenced by the private sector, requiring the public sector to adapt. Network(...)

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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

By Peter Newman and Isabella Jennings

Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but(...)

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The Architecture of Community

“No architect has explored architecture's claim to universality better than Léon Krier, and it is this which makes him the most controversial figure of contemporary architectural culture."(...)

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