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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
The Creative City is a clarion call for imaginative action in developing and running urban life. It shows how to think, plan and act creatively in addressing urban issues, with remarkable examples of innovation and regeneration from around the world. This revised edition of Charles Landry's highly influential text has been updated with a new, extensive... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Now considered a dysfunctional mess, Chicago’s public housing projects once had long waiting lists of would-be residents hoping to leave the slums behind. So what went wrong? To answer this complicated question, D. Bradford Hunt traces public housing’s history in Chicago from its New Deal roots through current mayor Richard M. Daley’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on the development of domestic space since 1914 and covers both design and housing policy. Current debates from participation to co-operative housing are examined and several themes... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
This title addresses the need to develop new freight transport models and scientific tools to provide sound solutions that consider the wide range of internal and external impacts. The international contributions push forward frontiers in freight transport modelling and analysis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
21st Century Philanthropy and Community fills a gap in the literature on philanthropic organizations and how they intertwine with community development. Drawing first on the history of philanthropic funding, Maria Martinez-Cosio and Mirle Bussell look at developments in the last twenty years in detail, focussing on five key case studies from across... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 31.99
While there is plenty of literature on California?s history, topography, and attractions, The Beholden State: California's Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is the first book examining in rigorous detail how a place seen just a generation ago as the dynamic engine of the American future could, through bad policy ideas, find itself with among... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 149.95
This text is the result of a research project focused on the understanding and managing the impacts of urban stormwater on wetlands. It documents the background, methods, and results of the research and uses the information to draw conclusions about managing wetland ecosystems in urban areas. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies. Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth. However, infrastructure investment requirements over the coming decades will be massive, running into trillions of dollars. Part of this investment... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00
In the short span of just a few decades, Luxembourg has moved from a steel-based economy to one more broadly based on financial services. But being nestled between three other countries, each with their own infrastructure and development issues presents challenges. This review examines the economic trends and disparities within the region,... more...