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- Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95
Scale in cities is relative and absolute. It has the ability to make us feel at home in the world or alien from it; connected or disconnected. Both large and small scale in cities can be beautiful; both are right, neither is wrong. Whilst accepting that prescription is no answer, 'getting the scale right' – at an intuitive and sensual level –... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 94.00
Sub-Saharan Africa is urbanizing rapidly, but most countries lack appropriate tools to manage their urban growth. This creates both risks and opportunities for prospective land holders, resulting in a tangle of insecure land rights and claims under multiple tenure systems. Recently, innovative land tools have been proposed and implemented to formalize... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.26
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...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00
Von Rio und São Paulo lernen: vom produktiven Umgang mit sozialen, sozialräumlichen, ökonomischen und politischen Widersprüchen. Mittels Interviews, Lageberichten, Planmaterial und Fotos der vor Ort recherchierten Projekte dokumentiert und kommentiert dieser Band eine andere Praxis von Stadt und stadtgesellschaftlicher Bewegung. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have?been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going dynamics between social actors, their cultures, and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 R. Stilgoe picks up... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50
In 1986 the UK Government abolished city government in London, and there was a vacuum of ideas and directions for the future of this once great city. But somehow London flourished and in 1991 the word ‘world city’ was used to describe its agenda or the future in a ground breaking report. 20 years later London is the leading city... more...