Reading List - Books

Ainley, R., This is what we do, a muf Manual London (London: Ellipsis, 2001). ac pm

Battie, M.& X., From Cells To Cities, Planning and Design (London: Pion, Volume 21, pp 31-48, 1994). st

Beck, Ulrich, Giddens Anthony and Lash Scott, Reflexive Modernisation, Politics Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1994). se

Biennale di Venezia, 10. Mostra Internazionale di Architectura, Cities Architecture and Society (Venice: Marsilio, in Europe Oxford: Windsor Books, 2006). de ct sg

Borden, Ian and Katherina Rüedi Ray, The Dissertation, an Architectural Student’s Handbook (London: Architectural Press, 2000). wr

Borges, Luis Jorge, The Aleph (Bantham Books, 1971). sn

Brenner, Neil and Roger Keil, (eds), The Global Cities Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2006). se re

Brillembourg, Alfredo, Kristin Feireiss and Hubert Klumpner, (eds), Informal City, Caracas Case (Munich, Berlin, London and New York: Prestel, 2005). de ct

Brownhill, Sue, Developing London’s Docklands (Paul Chapman, 1990). de ct

Buckminster, Fuller, Your Private Sky (Lars Müller Publishers, 2001). st

Calvino, Italo, Invisible Cities (London: Vintage Books, 1997). de ct ac pm sn

Careri, Francesco, Landscape Series, Walkscapes, Walking as an Aesthetic Practice (Barcelona: GG Gustavo Gili, 2005). ps pm

Carmona, Matthew, Public Places Urban Spaces (Routledge, 2010). de ps pm

Caruso, Adam, The Feeling of Things (Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafia, 2008). ac pm sn

Clout, Hough, (ed), (Mapping) History of London (London: The Times, Harper Collins Publishers, 2004). de ct

Correa, Charles, The New Urban Landscape, Urbanisation in the Third World (Butterworth Architecture, 1989). de ht

Cresswell, Tim, Place - A Short Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004). pm ht

Crimson, WiMBY! Welcome into My Backyard! (NAi Publishers, 2000). de pm

Cullen, Gordon, The Concise Townscape (Oxford: Elsevier, 2006). de ac pm

De Meulder, Bruno and Shannon, Kelly (Ed), Water Urbanisms (Amsterdam: Sun, 2008). de st

Davis, Mike, Beyond Blade Runner, Urban Control and the Ecology of Fear (1992). ht se

Debono, E., Serious Creativity (Harper Collins, 1993). de ht

Debord, G., Society of the Spectacle (Lone Books, 1968). ht se

Dorman, E. Crimson, Too Blessed to be Depressed (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2002). ht se

Firley, Eric and Stahl, Caroline, The Urban Housing Handbook (Chichester: Wiley, 2009). de ac

Firley, Eric, The Urban Masterplanning Handbook (Chichester: Wiley, 2013). de ac

Forshaw, J. & Abercrombie P., County of London Plan (London: Macmillan, 1943). de ct

Gehl, Jan, Life Between Buildings, Using Public Space (Copenhagen: The Danish Architectural Press, 2006). de ps pm ht

Gehl, Jahn & Gemzoe Lars, Public Spaces – Public Life (Copenhagen: The Danish Architectural Press, 1999). de ps pm ht

Giddens, Anthony, Sociology (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1997). se

Girardet, Herbert, Creating Sustainable Cities (Foxhole Devon: Green Books, 1999). st sg

GLA, The Draft London Plan (London: GLA The Greater London Authority, 2002). de ct

GLA, Housing for a Compact City (London: GLA The Greater London Authority, 2003). ct ac st

Graafland, A., The Socious of Architecture (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2000). de ac

Gribbin, John, Global Warming (DK London, 2002). st

Groat, L & Wang, D, Architectural Research Methods (London: Wiley, 2001). wr

Hagan, Susannah, Taking Shape: a New Contract between Architecture and Nature (Oxford: Architectural Press Oxford, 2001). st

Halprin, Lawrence, The RSVP Cycles, Creative Processes in the Human Environment (New York: George Braziller, 1969). de ac ht

Harvey, David, A Brief History in Neoliberalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). ht se

Healey, Patsy, Collaborative Planning, Shaping Places in Fragmented Societies (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). de pm ht

Hebbert, Michael, London (Chichester: Wiley, 1998). ct ht

Hertzberger, Herman, Lessons for Students in Architecture (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2005). de ht

Hillier, Bill, “The Common Language of Space” (London:, 1996). ht st

Hopkins, Lewis, Urban Development - The Logic of Making Plans (Washington DC: Island Press, 2001). de pm

Houghton, Graham & Hunter Colin, Sustainable Cities (London, 1994). st sg

Jacobs, Jane, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Penguin Books, 1962). de ct ps ht se

Jacobs, Jane, Economy of Cities (Random House, 1969 - currently out of print). de ht se

Jacobs, Jane, Edge of the Empire (London and New York: Routlege 1996). ht se

Koolhaas, Rem, Delirious New York (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 1978). de ct ac ht

Koolhaas, Rem & Mau Bruce, OMA, SMLXL (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 1995). de ct ac pm ht re

Koolhaas Rem, Mutations (Actar, 2000). de ct ac ht se

Kostof, Spiro, The City Shaped (London: Thames and Hudson, 1991). de ct ac ht

Krier, Leon, Architecture - Choice or Fate (Windsor: Andreas Papadakis Publisher, 1998). de ct ac ps pm ht

Larice, Michael and Elizabeth MacDonald, (eds), The Urban Design Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2007). de ct pm ht re

Leatherbarrow, David, Topographical Stories (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005). ac pm ht

Leatherbarrow, David, Uncommon Ground (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2000). ac pm ht

Le Corbusier, Towards a New Architecture (Dover 1931/1986). de ct ac ht

Lefaivre, L. & Roode I., Aldo van Eyck: The playgrounds and the City (NAi Publishers, 2002). de ac ps pm

LeGates, Richard T. and Frederic Strout, (eds), The City Reader, Fourth Edition (New York: Routledge, 2007). ct ht se re

Lehnerer, Alex, Grand Urban Rules (Rotterdam: 010 Publixhers, 2009). de ct ac ht

Lin, Jan and Christopher Mele, (eds), The Urban Sociology Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2005). de ht se re

Lynch, Kevin, A Theory of Good City Form (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1981). de pm ht

Lynch, Kevin, The Image of the City (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1960). de pm ht

Machado, Rodolfo, (ed), The Favela-Bairro Project, Jorge Mario Jáuregui Architects (Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2003). de ct ac ps pm sg

Mc Donough T., Guy Debord and the Situationist International (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2001). de ct ps ht

Miles, Malcolm, Tim Hall and Ian Borden, (eds), The City Cultures Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2000). ps ht se re

Molinari, Luca (ed), West 8 (Milano: Skira Architecture Library, 2000). de ct pm

MVRDV, Farmax, Excursions on Density (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 1998). de ac st sg

Naib, Al, Discover London Docklands (London: Ashmead Press, 1996). de ct

Oppenheimer, Andrea and Timothy Hursley, Rural Studio, Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002). ac ps pm ht

Panerai, Phillipe and Jean Castex, Urban Forms, The Death and Life of the Urban Block (Architectural Press, 2004). de ht

Pendelton-Jullian, M. Ann, The Road that is Not a Road and the Open City, Ritoque, Chile (Cambridge Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1996). de ac pm ht

Pérez de Arce, Rodrigo, Valparaiso School, Open City Group (Basel, Boston and Berlin: Birkhäuser, 2003). de ac pm ht

Power, Anne, Hovels to Highrise (London and New York: Routledge, 1993). de ct ht se

Power, Anne and John Houghton, Jigsaw Cities, Big Places, Small Places (Bristol: Policy Press, 2007). de ht sg

Price, Cedric, The Square Book (Chichester: Wiley Academy, 2003). ac

Price, Cedric, Samantha Hardingham (ed), Opera (Chichester: Wiley Academy, 2003). ac

Prose, Francine, Reading Like a Writer (London: Union Books, 2012). wr

Ribbeck, Eckhart, Informal Modernism - Spontaneous Building in Mexico-City (Heidelberg: AWF-Verlag, 2002). de ct ht se

Rogers, Richard, Cities for a Small Planet (London: 1997). de ht se st sg

Rogers, Richard & Power Anne, Cities for a Small Country (London: Faber and Faber, 2000). de ct ht se sg

Romaya, Sam and Carole Rakodi, Building Sustainable Urban Settlements, Approaches and Case Studies in the Developing World, Urban Management Series (London: ITDG Publishing, 2002). de st sg

Rossi, Aldo, The Architecture of the City (Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1984). de ac ps ht

Rowe, Colin and Fred Koetter, Collage City (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1983). de ps ht

Ruano, Miguel, Eco-Urbanism: Sustainable Human Settlements (Barcelona, 1999). sg

Rudofsky, Bernhard, Architecture without Architects (London: Academy Editions, 1964). de ct ac

Rudofsky Bernhard, Streets for People (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1995). de ps pm ht

Sarkis, Hashim, Le Corbusier's Venice Hospital and the Mat Building Revival (Cambridge MA: Harvard Design School, Prestel, 2001). de ac ht

Scalbert, Irenee, A Right to Difference, The Architecture of Jean Renaudie (London: Architectural Association, 2004). ac

Sennett, Richard, The Craftsmen (London: Allen Lane/ Penguin Books, 2008). pm ht se

Sennett, Richard, Flesh and Stone (Faber and Faber, 1994). de ct ps pm ht se

Sennett, Richard, The Fall of Public Man (Penguin, 2002). ps ht se

Shane, David Grahame, Recombinant Urbanism, Conceptual Modelling in Architecture, Urban Design and City Theory (Wiley Academy, 2005). de ht se

Sitte, Camillo, The Art of Building Cities: City Building According to Its Artistic Fundamentals (Martino, 2013). de ac ps pm ht

Smithons, A. & P., The Charged Void: Urbanism (The Monacelli Press, 2004). de ct ac ps pm ht

Soja, Ed, Postmetropolis, Critical Studies of Cities and Regions (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000). ct ht se sg

Soja, Ed, Thirdspace, Journeys to Los Angeles and Other Real and Imagined Cities (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1996). ct ht se sg

Strauven, F., Aldo van Eyck, The Shape of Relativity (Architectura & Natura, 1998). de ct ac ps pm

Tarbatt, Jonthan, The Plot: Designing Diversity in the Built Environment: A Manual for Architects and Urban Designers (Lodnon: RIBA, 2012). de ac pm

Tschumi, Bernhard, Event Cities Cambridge (Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press). de ac ht

Urban Task Force Report, Towards an Urban Renaissance (London: Department of Environment Transport and Regions, 1999). de ct ac ps pm ht sg

Uytenhaak, Rudy, Cities full of Space - Qualities of Density (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2008). de ac sg

Waught, David, Geography an Integrated Approach (London: NT, Third Edition, 2002). sg

Whitfield, Peter, London – A Life in Maps (London: The British Library, 2006). de ct

Wurmann, R.S., Louis Kahn, What will be has always been (New York: Access, 1986). de ac ht

Zumthor, Peter, Thinking Architecture (Baden – Switzerland: Lars Müller Publishers, 1997). ac pm sn

Reading List - Articles

Bird, Jon, “Mapping the Future - Dystopia on the Thames” (London: Routledge, 1993).

Glancey, Jonathan, “The Thames Gateway: Here Be Monsters” (London: The Guardian, 2003).

Hillier, Bill, “The Common Language of Space” (London:, 1996).

Norberg Schulz, Christian, “Place” (London: AA Quarterly, 1976).

Pérez de Arce, Rodrigo, “Urban Transformations” (London: Architectural Design, 4-1978).

Rekow, Emily, “Joseph Beuys and Multiples” (Walker Art Center and Barbican Centre, 2000).

Robbins, Edward, “Thinking Space/ Seeing Space: Thamesmead Revisited” (Urban Design International, 1996) Miles, Malcolm, Tim Hall and Ian Borden, (eds), The City Cultures Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2000) pp 29-35.

Sasaki, Ken-Ichi, “For Whom is City Design? Tactility versus Visuality”, (Maastricht: Jan van Eyck Akademie, 1998).

Sennett, Richard, “The Art of Making Cities” (London: LSE The London School of Economics, 2000).

Simmel, Georg, “The Metropolis and Mental Life” (1903) Lin Jan and Mele Christopher, (eds), The Urban Sociology Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 2005) pp 23-31.

Movie List

Caracas – The Informal City (Submarine, VPRO, dir. Rob Schröder, 49 min, NL 2007)

Hope in a Mega City – The Brazilian Model Curitiba (BLBP, dir. Andreas Weiß, 29 min, Germany 1995).
[Not Available in the UK]

La Haine (Studio Canal, dir. Mathieu Kassovitz, 93 min, France 1995).

London (BFI, dir. Patrick Keiller, 82 min, UK 1993).

Metropolis (UFA, dir. Fritz Lang, Berlin 1927).

Robinson in Space (BFI, dir. Patrick Keiller, 78 min, UK 1997).

Symphonie einer Großstadt – Symphony of a Großstadt (60 min, Berlin 1920).

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