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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Europe Rehousedby Elizabeth Denby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Europe Rehoused was one of the most influential housing texts of the 1930s, and is still widely cited. Written by the housing consultant Elizabeth Denby (1894-1965) it offered a survey of the nearly two decades of social housing built across Europe since the end of World War One, with the aim of informing British policy makers; as a reviewer declared... more...

  • Unter freiem Himmel / Under the Open Skyby Regionalverband Ruhr

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 76.95

    Der Emscher Landschaftspark ist, auch im internationalen Vergleich, das bedeutendste Projekt einer landschaftlichen Revitalisierung einer ehemaligen Industrieregion. Mit seinen 450 km² umfasst der Emscher Landschaftspark einen wesentlichen Teil des Ruhrgebietes, Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2010. Bemerkenswert ist die Vielfalt der gebauten Projekte und... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.95

    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...

  • Measuring Public Spaceby Georgiana Varna

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book shows how urban design can complement other disciplines when tackling the complex task of understanding and improving the built environment’s public realm. It also bridges the gap between theory and practice as it draws from empirical research to suggest more quantitative approaches towards auditing and improving public places. By seeing... more...

  • Emergent Urbanismby Tigran Haas; Krister Olsson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating today’s urban planning and urban design discourse, arguing that urban planning and design not only results from deliberate planning and design measures, but how these combine with infrastructure planning, and derive... more...

  • Bloom and Bustby Gwyneth Cliver; Carrie Smith-Prei

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    More than two decades of deconstruction, renovation, and reconstruction have left the urban environments in the former German Democratic Republic completely transformed. This volume considers the changing urban landscapes in the former East - and how the filling of previous absences and the absence of previous presence - creates the cultural landscape... more...

  • Pedestrian- and Transit-Oriented Designby Reid Ewing; Keith Bartholomew

    Urban Land Institute 2013; US$ 59.99

    Explaining how to design spaces for pedestrians while also accommodating transit needs, this book is an excellent reference for students, public sector planners and officials, and private sector designers and developers seeking to make places more pedestrian- and transit-friendly. Written by a noted expert on pedestrian design and planning, this handbook... more...

  • School District Master Planningby Kelley D. Carey

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 23.99

    School District Master Planning: The Teaching Supplement ?a guide to the book of the same name?is designed for instructors of graduate level courses in school district demographics and facilities planning, as well as for school district administrators in need of a practical reference text. Discussing solutions to the main text's case situations... more...

  • Urban Planning Theory since 1945by Nigel Taylor

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 81.00

    Following the Second World War, modern systems of urban and regional planning were established in Britain and most other developed countries. In this book, Nigel Taylor describes the changes in planning thought which have taken place since then. He outlines the main theories of planning, from the traditional view of urban planning as an exercise... more...

  • Platzatlasby Sophie Wolfrum

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 112.00

    The question of spatial composition and user quality of sites arises in every urban design concept or intervention in urban public spaces.Platzatlas is the first wide-ranging reference work in which the design and proportions of urban squaresare compared and studied. Seventy European public squares are presented systematically in as-built plan, ground... more...