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  • 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...

  • Designing Urban Transformationby Aseem Inam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses the incredible potential of urban practice to radically... more...

  • The Design Dimension of Planningby Matthew Carmona; John Punter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 practical contribution to improving design control. With the increasing importance attached to district-wide... more...

  • Parking Management Best Practicesby Todd A. Litman

    American Planning Association 2013; US$ 66.99

    The typical automobile is parked 23 hours a day. Where and how can make a big difference to economic development, traffic reduction, smart growth, historic preservation, and many other planning efforts. The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.... more...

  • Ländliche Räume im demographischen Wandel: Auswirkungen und Handlungsansätze in Nordrhein-Westfalenby Benjamin Scholz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.51

    Das Thema der vorliegenden Bachelorarbeit sind die Auswirkungen und Herausforderungen des demographischen Wandels in den ländlichen Räumen in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Die Arbeit beschäftigt sich schwerpunktmäßig mit zwei Themenbereichen, einerseits mit dem demographischen Wandel und andererseits mit dem ländlichen Raum. Das Hauptaugenmerk liegt insgesamt... more...

  • The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Communityby Peter Katz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 83.00

    The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of... more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 17.95

    Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Yet few Americans pay attention to rail lines, even though millions of them live in an economy and culture "waiting for the train." In Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape , John... 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... more...

  • Die Poetik des Bauensby Jörn Köppler

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 34.00

    On one hand, Jörn Köppler imagines how the notion of a poetically conceived architecture develops from poetic thinking. On the other hand, he describes how the notion of a poetics of architecture has room to evolve as the antithesis of an economically and technically oriented present. more...

  • The Concrete Dragonby Thomas J. Campanella

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion within a generation. Over the past 25 years, surging economic growth has propelled a construction boom unlike anything the world has ever seen, radically transforming both city and countryside in its wake. The speed and scale of China's... more...