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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • 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...

  • Resilient Downtowns of Small Urban Communitiesby Michael A. Burayidi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Resilient Downtowns provides a guide to communities in reviving and redeveloping their core districts into resilient, thriving neighborhoods. While the National Main Street program?s four-point approach of organization, promotion, economic restructuring, and design has been standard practice for cities seeking to rejuvenate their downtowns for decades... more...

  • Pathologies of Modern Spaceby Kathryn Milun

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Pathologies of Modern Space traces the rise of agoraphobia and ties its astonishing growth to the emergence of urban modernity. In contrast to traditional medical conceptions of the disorder, Kathryn Milun shows that this anxiety is closely related to the emergence of "empty urban space": homogenous space, such as malls and parking lots, stripped... more...

  • Downtownsby Michael A. Burayidi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown areas. more...

  • The Streetby Vikas Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city design. One of the cardinal roles of the street,... more...

  • The Shanghai Alleyway House: A Vanishing Urban Vernacularby Gregory Bracken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social community. In recent years however, the city?s rapid... more...

  • ARCHITECTURE POWER NATIONAL IDENTITby Lawrence Vale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...