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  • The Secret Architecture Of Our Nation's Capitalby David Ovason

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Today, there are more than twenty complete zodiacs in Washington, D.C., each one pointing to an extraordinary mystery. David Ovason, who has studied these astrological devices for ten years, now reveals why they have been placed in such abundance in the center of our nation's capital and explains their interconnections. His richly illustrated text... more...

  • Good Cities, Better Livesby Peter Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book has one central theme: how, in the United Kingdom, can we create better cities and towns in which to live and work and play? What can we learn from other countries, especially our near neighbours in Europe? And, in turn, can we provide lessons for other countries facing similar dilemmas? Urban Britain is not functioning as it should.... more...

  • Urban Systems: Contemporary Approaches to Modellingby C S Bertuglia; G. Leonardi; S. Occelli; G. A. Rabino; R. Tadei; Alan Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling, focusing on the variety of approaches and possible... more...

  • Bootstrap New Urbanismby Joseph A. Rodriguez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Joseph Rodriguez critically examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken by both the government and people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bootstrap New Urbanism uncovers a practice with implications for urban history, architectural history, planning history, environmental design, ethnic studies, and urban politics. ... more...

  • Zero-carbon Homesby Joanna Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more innovative house-builders globally, whilst energy providers... more...

  • Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europeby Ali Madanipour; Sabine Knierbein; Aglaée Degros

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation... more...

  • The Government of Space: Town Planning in Modern Societyby Alison Ravetz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Britain?s planning system began as ?town and country planning? to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public control and for-profit development, it survived successive booms and busts, broadening to include new concerns like ecology, conservation... more...

  • Development Controlby Keith Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on practical and "how-to-do-it" issues. It should be of interest to students in schools of planning, the... more...

  • Working Capitalby Nick Buck; Ian Gordon; Peter Hall; Michael Harloe; Mark Kleinman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    For decades the cities of the developed world were seen as problem-beset relics from times of low mobility and slow communications. But now, their potential to sustain creativity, culture and innovation is perceived as crucial to success in a much more competitive global ecomony. The vital requirement to secure and sustain this success is argued to... more...

  • An Enlarged Europeby Louis Albrechts; Sally Hardy; Mark Hart; Anastasios Katos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    The political and economic geography of Europe is changing - the European Community is expanding its boundaries towards EFTA and is resuming a closer association with Central and Eastern European regions engaged in radical restructuring. As EC integration accelerates there is the prospect of intensified inter-regional competition. This book, divided... more...