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- Springer 2012; US$ 35.00
This trailblazing book outlines an interdisciplinary 'process model' for urban design that has been developed and tested over time. Its goal is not to explain how to design a specific city precinct or public space, but to describe useful steps to approach the transformation of urban spaces. Urban Ecological Design illustrates the different... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95
One person?s lifelong research pursuit is brought to fruition here, in the first major publication on the planning and archaeology of the Inka capital of Cusco. No other book to date has focused so extensively on the oldest existing city in the Americas, the ?navel of the world? according to the Inka Empire, a fascinating and complex urban landscape... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 82.80
Hauptbeschreibung Die Versammlungsfreiheit ist ein Freiheitsrecht mit einem spezifischen räumlichen Bezug. Mit den privaten öffentlichen Räumen ist ein neuer Raumtypus entstanden, dessen Charakteristikum die Ambivalenz von privatem Hausrecht auf der einen Seite und faktischer allgemeiner Zugänglichkeit samt urbanem Flair auf der anderen Seite ist.... 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...
- African Minds 2013; US$ 24.95
Trading Places is about urban land markets in African cities. It explores how local practice, land governance and markets interact to shape the ways that people at societys margins access land to build their livelihoods. The authors argue that the problem is not with markets per se, but in the unequal ways in which market access is structured.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 67.00
This comprehensive review of urban policy in Poland looks at the urban system and the challenges it faces, national policies for urban development in Poland, and adapting governance for a national urban policy agenda. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00
In 2003, the Chinese Xinhua News Agency journalist Wang Jun published the bestseller "Beijing Record", the result of ten years of research on the urban transformation of Beijing in the last fifty years. Home to more than 15 million people, this ancient capital city - not surprisingly - has a controversial, complicated history of planning... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 59.95
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 49.95
In recent years and decades, dealing with the architectural legacy of the industrial age has been an increasingly common task for urban planning: industrial buildings and sites, infrastructure, and residential areas that have become vacant lots as a result of structural transformation cannot, if only because of their dimensions, be ignored within the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Public Places - Urban Spaces is a holistic guide to the many complex and interacting dimensions of urban design. The discussion moves systematically through ideas, theories, research and the practice of urban design from an unrivalled range of sources. It aids the reader by gradually building the concepts one upon the other towards a total view of... more...