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- 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 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
Following the Thatcher and Major administrations there was an apparent renaissance of planning under New Labour. After a slow start in which Labour?s view of planning owed more to a neo-liberal, rolled back state model reminiscent of the New Right the Government began to appreciate that many of its wider objectives including economic development,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In this first comprehensive work in English to describe the building of Latin America's capital cities in the postcolonial period, Arturo Almandoz and his contributors demonstrate how Europe and France in particular shaped their culture, architecture and planning until the United States began to play a part in the 1930s. The book provides a new perspective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Understanding Cities is richly textured, complex and challenging. It creates the vital link between urban design theory and praxis and opens the required methodological gateway to a new and unified field of urban design. Using spatial political economy as his most important reference point, Alexander Cuthbert both interrogates and challenges mainstream... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 48.95
What is school district master planning? This book explains how this planning is done, using a proven process, not theories. The process helps you avoid cost overruns, public outrage, repeated redistricting, and classrooms built in wrong places that all represent poor planning. Planning tools, steps and process check lists are discussed in rich... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 18.95
Time and again, Vancouver is recognized internationally as one of the best places to live. It achieved that reputation by breaking rules and forging its own brand of North American urbanism. City Making in Paradise details the nine most important decisions made in the Greater Vancouver region since the 1940s. Authors Mike Harcourt and Ken Cameron... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 15.99
Every morning, the architect and writer Michael Sorkin walks downtown from his Greenwich Village apartment through Washington Square to his Tribeca office. Sorkin isn?t in a hurry, and he never ignores his surroundings. Instead, he pays careful, close attention. And in Twenty Minutes in Manhattan , he explains what he sees, what he imagines, what... more...