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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • The Government of Space: Town Planning in Modern Societyby 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

    Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on practical and "how-to-do-it" issues. It should be of interest to students in schools of planning, the... more...

  • Working Capitalby Nick Buck; Ian Gordon; Peter Hall; Michael Harloe; Mark Kleinman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    For decades the cities of the developed world were seen as problem-beset relics from times of low mobility and slow communications. But now, their potential to sustain creativity, culture and innovation is perceived as crucial to success in a much more competitive global ecomony. The vital requirement to secure and sustain this success is argued to... more...

  • Zero-carbon Homesby Joanna Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more innovative house-builders globally, whilst energy providers... more...

  • Recreational Land Managementby C.W.N. Miles; Professor C W N Miles; W. Seabrooke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95

    The aim of this book is to construct a framework of understanding for those coming to the field of recreational land management from a non-land management discipline. more...

  • Urban Systems: Contemporary Approaches to Modellingby C S Bertuglia; G. Leonardi; S. Occelli; G. A. Rabino; R. Tadei; Alan Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling, focusing on the variety of approaches and possible... more...

  • Pathologies of Modern Spaceby Kathryn Milun

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Pathologies of Modern Space traces the rise of agoraphobia and ties its astonishing growth to the emergence of urban modernity. In contrast to traditional medical conceptions of the disorder, Kathryn Milun shows that this anxiety is closely related to the emergence of "empty urban space": homogenous space, such as malls and parking lots, stripped... more...

  • Bioregional Planningby D J Brunckhorst

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    Presenting a pragmatic mixture of science, landscape ecology, ecosystem management, sociology, policy development and methods for transforming social and institutional cultures. Bioregional Planning: Resource Management Beyond the New Millennium is a timely and practical guide for the analysis, planning and development of bioregional projects for... more...

  • Downtownsby Michael A. Burayidi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown areas. more...

  • Regional Development Strategiesby Jeremy Alden; Philip Boland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Regional development strategies have become the focus of attention in many countries in the 1990s. This textbook provides a conceptual, theoretical and empirical analysis of regional development strategies within a European context It examines the various regional development strategies which are currently being pursued within the regions of Europe... more...