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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • LONDON. The Unique Cityby Steen Eiler Rasmussen; Ulrike Franke; Thorsten Lockl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1934, London. The Unique City by Steen Eiler Rasmussen tells the fascinating story of one of the world's most influential metropoles. Rasmussen conducted extensive research on the London's history as well as on the manners and mores of its inhabitants. London. The Unique City is thus a classic work that remains an instructive... more...

  • Fluss.Raum.Entwerfenby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 110.00

    Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must be understood... more...

  • singular & pluralby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.95

    This monograph does not focus so much on the projects as it does on showing - based on the example of Geninasca Delefortrie's particular approach - the opportunities that architecture and architects have to influence in a positive way project development, the awarding of contracts, and urban planning in general. more...

  • Revitalising Historic Urban Quartersby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many cities have such quarters that confer on them a sense... more...

  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...

  • Designing Urban Transformationby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Designing Urban Tranformation shows unique, collaborative ways to renew urban spaces for today's challenges. more...

  • The Design Dimension of Planningby Matthew Carmona; John Punter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 17.95

    Trains have a nostalgic connotation for most Americans, but John Stilgoe argues that we should be looking to rail lines as the path to our future, not just our past. Train Time picks up where his acclaimed work Metropolitan Corridor left off, carrying Stilgoe?s ideas about the spatial consequences of railways up to the present moment. With containers... more...

  • The Most Segregated City in America"by Charles E. Connerly

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 37.00

    One of Planetizen?s Top Ten Books of 2006 "But for Birmingham," Fred Shuttleworth recalled President John F. Kennedy saying in June 1963 when he invited black leaders to meet with him, "we would not be here today." Birmingham is well known for its civil rights history, particularly for the violent white-on-black bombings that occurred there in the... more...

  • Landscape Urbanism Readerby Charles Waldheim

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    In  The Landscape Urbanism Reader  Charles Waldheim?who is at the forefront of this new movement?has assembled the definitive collection of essays by many of the field's top practitioners. Fourteen essays written by leading figures across a range of disciplines and from around the world?including James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Bolanger,... more...