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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Countryside Managementby Mr Peter Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    This management handbook explains the skills and systems needed by all those involved in managing the countryside. It deals with the process of management, national trends, establishing local policies and priorities, implementing schemes, as well as the legislation which surrounds countryside management. more...

  • Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europeby Ali Madanipour; Sabine Knierbein; Aglaée Degros

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation... more...

  • An Enlarged Europeby Louis Albrechts; Sally Hardy; Mark Hart; Anastasios Katos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    This book, divided into five parts, examines in detail the changes and the challenge for policy makers. more...

  • How Paris Became Parisby Joan DeJean

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Paris was known for isolated monuments but had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like other European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But in a mere century Paris would be transformed into the modern and mythic city we know today. Though most people associate the signature characteristics... more...

  • What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)by Peter Ambrose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land development and explores the circumstances of post-war... more...

  • Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Spaceby Alexander Gutzmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial ? and urban ? reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands, and of its tremendous cultural effects. The author... more...

  • After Sustainable Cities?by Mike Hodson; Simon Marvin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social needs, especially of the poor, and not exceed the... more...

  • Farming Cubaby Carey Clouse

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba found itself solely responsible for feeding a nation that had grown dependent on imports and trade subsidies. With fuel, fertilizers, and pesticides disappearing overnight, citizens began growing their own organic produce anywhere they could find space? on rooftops, balconies, vacant... more...

  • Deconstructing Placemakingby Mahyar Arefi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    A new taxonomy of placemaking is needed; concerns have been expressed about the professionalization of placemaking through the proliferation of standards, zoning codes, and restrictive covenants. "Place matters" has become a mantra in many disciplines - architecture, urban planning and urban design, geography, and sociology to name a few. While conceptualized... more...

  • Architecture, Power and National Identityby Lawrence Vale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...