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  • Dealing with Deindustrializationby Margaret Cowell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The late 1970s and 1980s saw a process of mass factory closures in cities and regions across the Midwest of the United States. What happened next as leaders reacted to the news of each plant closure and to the broader deindustrialization trend that emerged during this time period is the main subject of this book. It shows how leaders in eight metropolitan... more...

  • Creating Regenerative Citiesby Herbert Girardet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Large, modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three percent of the world?s land surface, their ecological footprints actually cover the entire globe. Humanity is building an urban future, yet urban resource use is threatening the future of humanity and the natural world. To meet the aspirations... more...

  • Learning from Logisticsby Clare Lyster

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Logistics are central to contemporary urbanism. Looking at a city from the perspective of its systems rather than its form delineates a new framework for urbanism. This book undertakes an analysis of three major enterprises that heavily rely on sophisticated logistics ? Amazon, FedEx, Ryan Air ? and subsequently shows their impact on urbanism. Its... more...

  • Introducing Urban Designby Clara Greed; Marion Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses is a new departure in the town planning series under the editorship of Clara Greed. The dynamic new subject and profession of urban design straddles the fields of town planning, architecture, landscape architecture and transport planning. This book recognises that a key feature of modern urban... more...

  • New Orleans and the Design Momentby Jacob A. Wagner; Michael Frisch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a more radical rethinking of the city?s physical, social... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 1993; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 56.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...

  • Confronting Suburbanizationby Kiril Stanilov; ; Ludĕ kora; k

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patterns and key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. Breaks new ground, offering a systematic... 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...

  • 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...