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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Urban Loopholesby Ying Zhou

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 99.95

    Ein strategisches Bündnis von städtischer Umnutzung, Kreativwirtschaft, Konsumökonomie und Denkmalschutz hat eine bemerkenswerte Transformation innerstädtischer Quartiere in Shanghai geschaffen. In einer Verbindung von intimen Kenntnissen der lokalen Szene und kritischer Distanz entwirft die Autorin ein genaues Bild der Strategien, Akteure und... more...

  • Die unbesetzte Stadtby Nikolai Roskamm

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 40.99

    2016 New editorship Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Günther Fischer, Angelika Schnell Not unjustly referred to as legendary, this series of books on the history and theory of architecture and urban development was founded in 1963 by Ulrich Conrads, who was joined by Peter Neitzke as a co-editor of the series in the early 1980s. Now numbering... more...

  • Urban Waterfront Promenadesby Elizabeth Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 68.95

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social gathering, for physical activity, for relief from the... more...

  • Growing Compactby Joo Hwa P. Bay; Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by understanding the correlations between the social, economic... more...

  • Characterising Neighbourhoodsby Richard Guise; James Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how do we define ‘character’ or a ‘sense of place’? How do we appraise the setting and site of... more...

  • Heritage-led Urban Regeneration in Chinaby Jing Xie; Tim Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Urban planning, regeneration and design is an essentially cultural practice with the outcomes often depending upon an understanding of and engagement with the past. As cities in China strive to be competitive and attractive on the world stage, their decaying historical urban fabrics are being transformed into vibrant places through historical-cultural... more...

  • Architectural Journal 1960-1975by Rob Krier

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    How does one become a recognized architect? Where does the inspiration come from and how is it transformed into buildings, streets and cities? With his Architectural Journal Rob Krier takes the readers on a fascinating journey, guiding one through pivotal moments of early stages of his career as an architect. With a sense of humour, empathy... more...

  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00

    Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...

  • The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planningby B. Waterhout

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...

  • Turning a Town Aroundby Anthony Hall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00 US$ 106.20

    This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation. more...