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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses of urban and regional development have forgotten this... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 14.99
Resilience is the ability of a system, community, or society exposed to hazards to resist, absorb, accommodate to, and recover from the effects of a hazard in a timely and efficient manner. Resilience in the context of cities translates into a new paradigm for urbanization, and forms base for a new understanding how to manage hazards and urban development.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
The third volume of the Sustainable Urban Development Series outlines the BEQUEST toolkit that helps link protocol with the assessment methods currently available for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. It details the decision support mechanisms developed for users of the system to guide them in selecting the appropriate assessment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
In this book, the second of a three-volume series, leading authorities on the methodology of environmental assessment provide a unique insight into questions of critical importance to sustainable urban development. Using the framework and protocols set out in Volume 1 , Volume 2 examines how well the environmental assessment methods evaluate the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 131.95
This solidly grounded and policy-focused study on the urban policy of place-making analyses the management for knowledge-intensive cities. This book highlights best practices for different contexts in managing knowledge-intensive cities and draws on the experiences of thirteen European urban regions, examining policies and new and unique data obtained... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00
Urban planning in today's world is inextricably linked to the processes of mass urbanization and modernization which have transformed our lives over the last hundred years. Written by leading experts and commentators from around the world, this collection of original essays will form an unprecedented critical survey of the state of urban planning at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
?At the centre of the world-economy, one always finds an exceptional state, strong, aggressive and privileged, dynamic, simultaneously feared and admired.? - Fernand Braudel, Civilization and Capitalism, 15th?18th Centuries This, surely, is an apt description of the British Empire at its zenith. Of Planting and Planning explores how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Unprecedented in its scope, Cross-Cultural Urban Design: Global or Local Practice? explores how urban design has responded to recent trends towards global standardisation. Following analysis of its practice in the local domain, the book looks at how urban planning and design should be repositioned for the future. It looks at: population... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The central concern of this book is place identity, and its representation and manipulation through planning. Place identity is of growing international concern, both in planning practice and in academic work. The issue is important to practitioners because of the impact of globalisation on notions of place. This book includes comparisons between Norway,... more...