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  • Town and Country Planning in the UKby Barry Cullingworth; Vincent Nadin; Trevor Hart; Simin Davoudi; John Pendlebury; Geoff Vigar; David Webb; Tim Townshend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 91.95

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it?s spending £80m and four years? inquiry into Heathrow?s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...

  • Planning Asian Citiesby Stephen Hamnett; Dean Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    In Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience , Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes have brought together some of the region?s most distinguished urbanists to explore the planning history and recent development of Pacific Asia?s major cities. They show how globalization, and the competition to achieve global city status, has had a profound effect... more...

  • Bhabha for Architectsby Felipe Hernandez

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 29.95

    The work of Homi K. Bhabha has permeated into numerous publications which use postcolonial discourse as a means to analyze architectural practices in previously colonized contexts, particularly in Africa, Asia, the Middle-East, South-East Asia and, Latin America. Bhabha's use of the concept of ?space? has made his work highly appealing to architects... more...

  • Cities of the Global South Readerby Faranak Miraftab; Neema Kudva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95

    The Cities of the Global South Reader adopts a fresh and critical approach to the fi eld of urbanization in the developing world. The Reader incorporates both early and emerging debates about the diverse trajectories of urbanization processes in the context of the restructured global alignments in the last three decades. Emphasizing the historical... more...

  • Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessmentby Landscape Institute; I.E.M.A.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment. Offering detailed advice on the process of assessing... more...

  • Life Cycle Assessmentby Ralph E Horne; Tim Grant; Karli Verghese

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 35.95

    Focuses on the important practice of LCA in Australia, and provides critical insight into the technique and how it can be used as a problem-solving tool. more...

  • Infrastructure Sustainability and Designby Spiro N. Pollalis; Andreas Georgoulias; Stephen J. Ramos; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00

    You're overseeing a large-scale project, but you're not an engineering or construction specialist, and so you need an overview of the related sustainability concerns and processes. To introduce you to the main issues, experts from the fields of engineering, planning, public health, environmental design, architecture, and landscape architecture review... more...

  • City Designby Jonathan Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    City Design describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development worldwide but is criticized as mechanical and soul-less; the Traditional organization of cities as streets and public places,... more...

  • Sensing the Cityby Anja Schwanhäußer

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.00

    This collection of essays offers insight into urban anthropological research, including its methods, recent developments, and novel approaches (the imagination of a city, urban scenes). A concluding chapter on street ethnography presents a variety of ethnographic, experimental and artistic methods. Contains essays by P. Jackson, R. Lindner, J. Raban,... more...

  • OECD Public Governance Reviews: Slovak Republicby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 29.00

    This review analyses public governance in the Slovak Republic and provides recommendations to support ongoing comprehensive public administration reform. The analysis is structured around five key areas: the centre of government’s capacity to steer and lead policy development and implementation; analytical and evaluation capacities; human resources... more...