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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Incomplete Urbanismby William S. W. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00

    Foreword by Leon van Schaik. Incomplete Urbanism is a dynamic, hybrid interactive concept, which destabilizes the current architectural and urban theories and practices. Its main characteristics are indeterminacy, inconsistency and changeability, which are particularly challenging in the context of the New World Order and the fast emerging global digital... more...

  • Deconstructing Placemaking: Needs, Opportunities, and Assetsby Mahyar Arefi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Anew taxonomy of placemaking is needed; concerns have been expressed about the professionalization of placemaking through the proliferation of standards, zoning codes, and restrictive covenants. "Place matters" has become a mantra in many disciplines - architecture, urban planning and urban design, geography, and sociology to name a few. While conceptualized... more...

  • 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; US$ 13.65

    All That Matters about the the future of cities. All That Matters books are a fast way to get right to the heart of key issues. 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...

  • 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 Uglyby 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...