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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.95
This monograph does not focus so much on the projects as it does on showing - based on the example of Geninasca Delefortrie's particular approach - the opportunities that architecture and architects have to influence in a positive way project development, the awarding of contracts, and urban planning in general. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 70.00
Planning in contemporary democratic states is often understood as a range of activities, from housing to urban design, regional development to economic planning. This volume sees planning differently?as the negotiation of possibilities that time offers space. It explores what kind of promise planning offers, how such a promise is made, and what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The variability of valuation practice within Europe is perceived as a problem within the globalization of property. This edited textbook examines the practice of real estate valuation in selected countries in Europe. The focus is on countries with well developed real estate markets in which both international and indigenous investors are active. The... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95
X and the City , a book of diverse and accessible math-based topics, uses basic modeling to explore a wide range of entertaining questions about urban life. How do you estimate the number of dental or doctor's offices, gas stations, restaurants, or movie theaters in a city of a given size? How can mathematics be used to maximize traffic flow through... more...
- WIT Press 2008; US$ 59.00
In January 2002, after a two year gestation period, the International Network for Traditional Buildings, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) was launched. To celebrate the launch, a conference was held to debate the place of tradition in modern society. While INTBAU was specifically concerned with building and urbanism, if tradition was indeed relevant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
This text is about the very essence of urban planning in a market economy. It is concerned with people - landowners, developers, investors, politicians and ordinary members of the public - who produce change in towns and cities as they relate to each other and react to development Pressure. Whether Such Change Occurs Slowly And Is Almost Unnoticed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Shaping Places explains how towns and cities can turn real estate development to their advantage to create the kind of places where people want to live, work, relax and invest. It contends that the production of quality places which enhance economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental sustainability require a transformation of market outcomes.... more...