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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. 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...

  • Good Cities, Better Livesby Peter Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book has one central theme: how, in the United Kingdom, can we create better cities and towns in which to live and work and play? What can we learn from other countries, especially our near neighbours in Europe? And, in turn, can we provide lessons for other countries facing similar dilemmas? Urban Britain is not functioning as it should.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Unemployment and Social Exclusionby Sally Hardy; Paul Lawless; Ron Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Persistent high employment and growing labour market inequality have become entrenched features of many European countries. This edited collection of papers focuses on the regional and local dimensions of these problems across the European union as a whole and, more particularly, in the UK. In the addressing the contemporary landscape of unemployment,... more...