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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities ? including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider squares to be playgrounds, the elderly as places to catch-up... 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...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00
The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00 US$ 102.27
Today?s trend towards the renewal of cities, sociable places, higher standards of architecture and sustainable city centre living is the business of urban design. In Britain, effective urban design is now at the forefront of government policy. However, even when the goals are clear, how do you make a start? If you are a planner, an elected... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 73.00
The ultimate goal of building and construction ? in relation to environmental issues ? is to construct in an environmentally neutral way; or, as the Brundtland Report states, to consume in such a way that our children have the same choices that we have. Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. But in accordance with the... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00
Large-scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas. For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable. This book focuses on the development agreements that these parties close. It is suitable for academics as well as practitioners. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
After years of being regarded as a regulatory tool, spatial planning is now a key agent in delivering better places for the future. Dealing with the role of spatial planning in major change such as urban extensions or redevelopment, this book asks how it can deliver at the local level. Setting out the new local governance within which spatial planning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95
Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism? What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory ? both in speech and writing ? can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 91.00 US$ 78.87
Development of brownfield land can address shortfalls in the availability of land for housing and other buildings, but these sites present a range of problems that must be overcome in any successful development. Land, Development and Design addresses all of the issues in the context of the reuse of urban land, providing a solid, readable overview... more...