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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • 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...

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)by Rod Hackney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture in Britain and Denmark, Hackney?s return to England... more...

  • The Government of Space (Routledge Revivals)by Alison Ravetz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Britain?s planning system began as ?town and country planning? to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public control and for-profit development, it survived successive booms and busts, broadening to include new concerns like ecology, conservation and... more...

  • Gridlockby John C. Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies.? In Gridlock: Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable... more...

  • Growing Livelihoodsby Rhonda Phillips; Chris Wharton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Community Planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the passions of those seeking positive change in their... more...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Editionby Ernest Burden

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 60.00

    Now in full color--a thoroughly updated edition of the premier illustrated architectural dictionary Revised and expanded, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture , Third Edition, features 8,000 definitions, 4,000 illustrations, and biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This new, full-color edition... 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...

  • Incomplete Urbanismby William S. W. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 65.00

    Foreword by Leon van Schaik. Incomplete Urbanism is a dynamic, hybrid interactive concept, which destabilizes the current architectural and urban theories and practices. Its main characteristics are indeterminacy, inconsistency and changeability, which are particularly challenging in the context of the New World Order and the fast emerging global digital... 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...