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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...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95
The contemporary regime of globalisation and neoliberalism is creating a far-reaching impact on different scales across the world. On the urban scale it has resulted in a huge transformation of the city space, land use and reorganisation of the urban governance. This book is a provocative examination of the contemporary urban scenario in several countries,... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 10.99
With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: the ďarchistars.? He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
Sometimes, science questions don't match well with what the operational problems and concerns of a given city are. This book presents data from six urban regions from all over the world, and explains what the questions are, and how one can use data and scientific skills to help answer them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for constructive, detailed urban analysis, partly because... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
City-making is an art, not a formula. The skills required to re-enchant the city are far wider than the conventional ones like architecture, engineering and land-use planning. There is no simplistic, ten-point plan, but strong principles can help send good city-making on its way. The vision for 21st century cities must be to be the most imaginative... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
This Research Companion brings together leading experts from around the world to map the contours of the relationship between planning and culture and to present these inextricably linked concepts and issues together in one place. By examining significant trends in varying national and international contexts, the contributors scrutinise the theories... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95
This book explores the intersection and articulation of physical and digital environments and the ways they can extend and reshape a spirit of place, while considering the problems posed and opportunities that arise. Grounded with international real -life case studies, this is an up-to-date, interdisciplinary and holistic overview of the relationships... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 40.90
Designed for use by academics, students, planning professionals and anyone who takes an interest in the development of cities, this timely book explains the changes that have transformed planning in Australia and reinstates the need for planning based on principles that foreground social inclusion and ecological sustainability. more...