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- WIT Press 2013; US$ 324.00
This book contains papers presented at the International Symposium on Urban Development held in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The aim of the meeting was to focus the research carried at high level institutions with the needs of Society. The papers originate from different specialisations and perspectives and cover a wide range of topics. more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 154.00
This second book of the series on Transport Systems and Traffic Engineering addresses the various aspects associated with street design and roadway network planning in urban areas. The included papers offer a variety of sample studies and developed projects and provide useful references to academics and traffic engineers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
This book presents climate adaptation and flood risk problems and solutions in coastal cities ? including an independent investigation of adaptation paths and problems in Rotterdam, New York and Jakarta. The comparison draws out lessons that each city can learn from the others. While the main focus is on coastal flooding, cities are also affected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the Foreword by Jed Griffiths, Past President of the Royal Town... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 97.99
Provides an international history of urban development, from its origins to the industrial revolution. This well established book maintains the high standard of information found in the previous two editions, describing the physical results of some 5000 years of urban activity. It explains and develops the concept of 'unplanned' cities that grow organically,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This volume examines sustainable mobilities from multiple angles varying by time, region, cultural and economic backgrounds, local stakeholders and governance structures. By achieving a better understanding of mobility behaviour and mobility needs in different contexts this book develops innovative strategies and advances modelling approaches which... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This volume is based on an international literature search of the best urban planning practices being used in cities throughout the world. The best practices from dozens of cities are described in detail. Such topics as green technology, conservation, infrastructure maintenance, alternative energy, downtown business districts, and recycling are covered,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
This is the first book ever to examine the architecture and urbanism of the Persian Gulf as a complete entity, dealing equally with conditions on the eastern Iranian shoreline as in Arabic countries on the western side. By inviting a range of architects and scholars to write about historical and contemporary influences on 14 cities along both Gulf... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled ?the tropics? and were often European colonies, or countries that had recently won their independence.... more...