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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dundurn 2009; US$ 9.99
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...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 23.99
Vancouver, located at the edge of a continent and the edge of national consciousness, has become the model for post-industrial urbanism. Does it deserve the attention? This provocative new book explores the links between the city?s seductive natural setting, turbulent political history, planning and design culture, and the local and global forces... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 66.95
Public Places Urban Spaces, 2e, is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject. The 2e... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 130.32
Based on a two-year public weblog, this volume reflects a vast array of perspectives on how urbanites relate to time. In a city, where time is perceived in ways varying from commuter flows to seasonal blossoms, it?s a fascinating and diverse range of views. more...