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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • The Streetby Vikas Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    How do we make sociable streets? This book shows us how these ordinary public spaces can be planned and designed to become settings that support an array of social behaviors. Through carefully crafted research, The Street systematically examines people's actions and perceptions, develops a comprehensive typology of social behaviors on the neighborhood... more...

  • The Shanghai Alleyway House: A Vanishing Urban Vernacularby Gregory Bracken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This book takes the unique housing typology of the Shanghai alleyway house and discusses its role in Shanghai life. Gregory Bracken examines the architecture and history of the alleyway house, its part in the city's cultural and social development, it's portrayal in Chinese film and literature and the future of this unique urban dwelling as Shanghai's... more...

  • Landscape Architect's Pocket Bookby Siobhan Vernon; Rachel Tennant; Nicola Garmory

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95

    An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the office. Covering all the major topics, including hard... more...

  • Pedestrian- and Transit-Oriented Designby Reid Ewing; Keith Bartholomew

    Urban Land Institute 2013; US$ 59.99

    Explaining how to design spaces for pedestrians while also accommodating transit needs, this book is an excellent reference for students, public sector planners and officials, and private sector designers and developers seeking to make places more pedestrian- and transit-friendly. Written by a noted expert on pedestrian design and planning, this handbook... more...

  • Resilient Downtownsby Michael A. Burayidi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Resilient Downtowns provides a four-step, practical approach to revitalizing your small urban community's downtown. more...

  • Compulsory Purchase and Compensationby Barry Denyer-Green

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.95

    Compulsory Purchase and Compensation is the essential guide to this complex and increasingly relevant area of the law. Now in its tenth edition, no other book presents the same level of information on the law relating to compulsory purchase and compensation in England and Wales in such an accessible way. The best-selling book on the subject, previous... more...

  • Good Cities, Better Livesby Peter Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Professor Sir Peter Hall's look what?s wrong with urban Britain today - why some parts of Europe have got it so right where we have got it so wrong, and what might be learnt from European experience. more...

  • Urban Future 21by Peter Hall; Ulrich Pfeiffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Prepared for the World Commission on Twenty-First Century Urbanization Conference in Berlin in July 2000. This book is an entirely new and comprehensive review of the state of world urban development at the millennium and a forecast of the main issues that will dominate urban debates in the next 25 years. It is the most significant book on cities and... more...

  • The Government of Space (Routledge Revivals)by Alison Ravetz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Britain?s planning system began as ?town and country planning? to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public control and for-profit development, it survived successive booms and busts, broadening to include new concerns like ecology, conservation... more...

  • Development Controlby Keith Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    An introductory undergraduate text on one of the main issues in planning, which is central to the curriculum in schools of planning and related subject areas such as land economy, estate management and surveying. more...