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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    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...

  • The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planningby B. Waterhout

    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...

  • Turning a Town Aroundby Anthony Hall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00

    This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation. more...

  • Environmental Indicators for Building Designby O. Guerra Santin

    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...

  • Contracting for Better Placesby M. van der Veen

    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...

  • Effective Practice in Spatial Planningby Janice Morphet

    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 bookáasks how it can deliver at the local level. Setting out the new local governance within which spatial planning... more...

  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    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 ?áboth in speecháand writing ?ácan appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to... more...

  • Land, Development and Designby Paul Syms

    Wiley 2010; US$ 91.00

    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...

  • Les espaces dégradésby Gilles SÚnÚcal; Diane Saint-Laurent

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 30.00

    Aujourd'hui, les administrations publiques doivent tenir compte des contraintes environnementales pour gérer les sites délaissés, dégradés ou pollués tels que les quartiers anciens, les sols contaminés, les carrières abandonnées et les sites d'enfouissement. Ils doivent aussi s'intéresser... more...

  • Reinventing Brantfordby Leo Groarke

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 14.99

    In Reinventing Brantford , Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantfords past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment to historic restoration, and its ultimate success as a catalyst for urban renewal. more...