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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Farming Cubaby Carey Clouse

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba found itself solely responsible for feeding a nation that had grown dependent on imports and trade subsidies. With fuel, fertilizers, and pesticides disappearing overnight, citizens began growing their own organic produce anywhere they could find space? on rooftops, balconies, vacant... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 10.62

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • The Spacemaker's Guide to Big Changeby Nabeel Hamdi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    This book gives definition to participatory practice as a necessary form of activism in development planning for cities.? It gives guidance on how practice can make space for big and lasting change and for new opportunities to be discovered. It points to ways of building synergy and negotiating our way in the social and political spaces ?in between?... more...

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)by Rod Hackney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture in Britain and Denmark, Hackney?s return to England... more...

  • Renewing Citiesby Ross J. Gittell

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    The cities of Lowell and New Bedford in Massachusetts, Jamestown in New York, and McKeesport in Pennsylvania have all undergone years of adversity and decline, their economic bases having been badly damaged by structural changes in the national economy, particularly in the manufacturing sector. In situations like these, can local development efforts... more...

  • Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment in Practiceby Joe Weston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a fast-growing field of land-use planning affecting many disciplines. At present, UK Government legislation requires EIA for certain types of development. Subject to a further new European directive, an EIA will be required for all policies, plans and programmes. Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment... more...

  • Approaching Urban Designby Marion Roberts; Clara Greed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95

    This companion to Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses shows how the principles and concepts of urban design can be applied and implemented in a range of real-world settings. more...

  • Band 1: Energy and Sunby Ludger Eltrop; Ulrich Fahl; Thomas Telsnig; Elke Pahl-Weber; Lukas Born; Carsten Zehner; Ulrike Assmann; Bernd Kochendörfer

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.86

    Series: With its funding priority 'Research for the Sustainable Development of Megacities of Tomorrow', the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is focusing on energy and climate-efficient structures in nine fast-growing cities as they offer the opportunity for sustainable urban development. The programme supports projects on various topics:... more...

  • Urban Planning and the Pursuit of Happinessby Arnold Bartetzky; Marc Schalenberg

    JOVIS Verlag 2011; US$ 20.03

    Stadtplanung - das bedeutet nicht nur die Gestaltung von Grundstücksflächen oder Gebäudekomplexen. In den Visionen von Stadtplanern und ihren Auftraggebern - ob technischer, künstlerischer, politischer oder sozialer Art - zeigt sich, mehr oder weniger deutlich, die universelle Idee des Strebens nach Glück. Allerdings müssen sich die Vorstellungen der... more...