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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes provides a critical analysis of the key challenges facing rural places and the ways that public policy and community action shape rural spaces.? The second edition provides an examination of the composite nature of ?rural planning?, which combines land-use and spatial planning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95
This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating ? the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in this sector, and how it relates to rebound effects in... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 46.50
The books opens with an examination of the technological reality on which Smart Cities are built, from the chips and sensors that enable us to monitor what happens within the infrastructure to the smart phones that connect individuals. Through these technologies, the urban space appears as activated, almost sentient. This activation generates two... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00
A proven approach for addressing explosive metropolitan growth in an integrated and holistic manner ?The book provides a basis for the contemplation of the old network paradigm of the megalopolis into the informational meshwork of the mega- or metacity of the future. The handbook?s review of the networked past is invaluable, while its projection... more...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82
Post-war reconstruction offered unparalleled opportunities to the developing profession of urban planners to cast off the constraints imposed by historic infrastructure and produce a new vision of urban living, expressed in rationally designed city centres linked to suburban precincts and with modern integrated transport systems. Plymouth is the foremost... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50
This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00
Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...