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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 environments 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating todays 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...