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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture and Urbanismby Jonathan Hughes; Simon Sadler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Non-Plan explores ways of involving people in the design of their environments - a goal which transgresses political categories of 'right' and 'left'. Attempts to circumvent planning bureaucracy and architectural inertia have ranged from free-market enterprise zones, to self-build housing, and from squatting to sophisticated technologies of prefabrication.... more...

  • The American City: What Works, What Doesn'tby Alexander Garvin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 71.00

    The definitive guide to urban planning and design--completely updated and now in full color In the Third Edition of The American City: What Works, What Doesn't , award-winning city planner and renowned urban scholar Alexander Garvin examines more than 350 programs and projects that have been implemented nationwide in 150 cities and suburbs, evaluates... more...

  • Urbanization in Southeast Asiaby Yap Kioe Sheng; Moe Thuzar

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 59.90

    Urbanization occurs in tandem with development. Countries in Southeast Asia need to build - individually and collectively - the capacity of their cities and towns to promote economic growth and development, to make urban development more sustainable, to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and to ensure that all groups in society share in the development.... more...

  • The Multilingual Dictionary of Real Estateby Bernadette C Williams; R. Williams; B. Wood; L. van Breugel

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 230.00

    The Multilingual Dictionary of Real Estate" is not simply a word-for-word dictionary of specialist and technical terminology. It offers explanations of terms which cannot be translated exactly or are liable to cause confusion. A supplementary section of the dictionary provides detailed notes as well as translations of particularly tricky terms. There... more...

  • The Streetby Vikas Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city design. One of the cardinal roles of the street,... more...

  • The Shanghai Alleyway Houseby Gregory Bracken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social community. In recent years however, the city?s rapid redevelopment... 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$ 43.95

    Resilient Downtowns provides a guide to communities in reviving and redeveloping their core districts into resilient, thriving neighborhoods. While the National Main Street program?s four-point approach of organization, promotion, economic restructuring, and design has been standard practice for cities seeking to rejuvenate their downtowns for decades... more...

  • The Passing of the Frisiansby D.J.H. Nye`ssen

    Springer Netherlands 2012; Not Available

    The science of Anthropology has now arrived at a turning-point in its history. It is no longer a science of mere statistics and system­ atized data, but has become what it always professed to be, a branch of general biology. Therefore the present moment is espe­ dally fitted for looking back upon past achievement. Whoever casts a glance at the work... more...