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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • City as Landscapeby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post -postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern. more...

  • What Happened to Planning?by Peter Ambrose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • ARCHITECTURE POWER NATIONAL IDENTITby 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...

  • Incomplete Urbanismby William S. W. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Deconstructing Placemaking: Needs, Opportunities, and Assetsby 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...

  • 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...

  • Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment in Practiceby Joe Weston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a fast-growing field of land-use planning affecting many disciplines. At present, UK Government legislation requires EIA for certain types of development. Subject to a further new European directive, an EIA will be required for all policies, plans and programmes. Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment... more...

  • The Spacemaker's Guide to Big Changeby Nabeel Hamdi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    This book gives definition to participatory practice as a necessary form of activism in development planning for cities.? It gives guidance on how practice can make space for big and lasting change and for new opportunities to be discovered. It points to ways of building synergy and negotiating our way in the social and political spaces ?in between?... more...