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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
In recent years it has become common-place to hear claims that public space in cities across the globe has become the exclusive preserve of the wealthy and privileged, at the expense of the needs of wider society. Whether it is the privatization of public space through commerical developments like shopping malls and business parks, the gentrification... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 14.95
The model industrial village of Port Sunlight was founded by the soap manufacturer W. H. Lever (later Lord Leverhulme) in 1888 for the factory workers of his firm of Lever Brothers. The village was acclaimed from the first as exemplifying the best in English town planning and house design, and greatly influenced subsequent industrial villages such... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
Der Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, das Plateau de Kirchberg in Luxemburg, der Parco Dora in Turin und zahlreiche andere Realisierungen von Peter Latz und Partner stehen für einen zeitgemäßen, intelligenten Umgang mit alternativen Umwelttechnologien und dem regenerativen Umbau ganzer Industrielandschaften. In den landschaftsarchitektonischen Entwürfen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95
'Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment' demonstrates how urban design and planning impact on public health and sustainable development. Moughtin et al. explore the concept of what makes a physically and psychologically ?healthy? environment in the context of the paramount need for new homes where living standards are not compromised,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
From the author of Small Change comes this engaging guide to placemaking, packed with practical skills and tools that architects, planners, urban designers and other built environment specialists need in order to engage effectively with development work in any context. Drawing on four decades of practical and teaching experience, the author offers... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00
As more factors, perspectives, and metrics are incorporated into the planning and building process, the roles of engineers and designers are increasingly being fused together. Sustainable Infrastructure explores this trend with in-depth look at sustainable engineering practices in an urban design as it involves watershed master-planning, green building,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 21.00
Comment transformer de manière accélérée et plus ou moins drastique la vocation et l'aspect de certaines zones et concrétiser une vision de ce qu'elles devraient être en termes d'activités. Les projets analysés dans cet ouvrage peuvent être regroupés en trois catégories: 1) les grands... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 5.25
Cet ouvrage sadresse aux étudiants, professeurs et chercheurs en aménagement, en urbanisme, en géographie, en sociologie, en science politique, en design de lenvironnement, etc. Il intéressera aussi les professionnels et autres intervenants des affaires municipales, de laménagement urbain et du développement... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.99
When cars emerged in the last century, people began connecting their cities through roadways. In the course of time, a narrow grid of roads originated. But what permits great mobility is, in the urban context, a barrier to urban relations and movement flows beyond the use of cars. The urban potential lying in these residual spaces is explored by the... more...