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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world?s population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our future cities and, through a series of carefully-selected... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2012; US$ 17.99
Once America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is our country's greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet (and that's saying something) has managed to do the unthinkable: turn the end of days into a laboratory for the future. Urban planners, land speculators, neopastoral agriculturalists, and... more...
- John Wiley & Sons 2011; US$ 135.00
This book provides a simple but comprehensive framework for the emerging academic discipline of urban design, from its origins in Europe and America, to contemporary issues of imagery, finance and marketing in an age of globalisation There is currently no contemporary textbook for urban design that includes a general history and theory of the subject.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 139.00
This book is very much about what the name urbanTick literally says, about the ticking of the urban, the urban as we experience it everyday on the bus, in the park or between buildings. It is about the big orchestrated mass migration of commuters, the seasonal blossoms of the trees along the walkway and the frequency of the stamping rubbish-eater-trucks.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 74.00
Unterschiedliche Planungsaufgaben werden systematisch dargestellt und spezifische Lösungskonzepte veranschaulicht. Neben grundlegenden Planungsregeln für die Außenbeleuchtung von Gebäuden, Verkehrswegen und Plätzen werden neue Kunstlichtsysteme und Lampen für Außenräume vorgestellt und an Beispielen erläutert. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00
Introduction Chapter One: The Challenge Chapter Two: The Inheritance Chapter Three: Balanced Urban Development Chapter Four: The Theory Chapter Five: Madrid as Testing Ground Chapter Six: The Madrid Plan Chapter Seven: Politics of the Madrid Plan Chapter Eight: Madrid Results Chapter Nine: Translating Madrid Elsewhere Index more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 28.99
This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many cities have such quarters that confer on them a sense... more...