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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on Cultural Heritageby

    Springer US 2009; US$ 169.00

    Combines the results of recent research with practical information for environmental managers Provides an important reference manual for researchers, policy makers, economists and historic building managers working in the field of cultural heritage materials and their damage due to air pollution more...

  • Technopolisby

    Springer London 2013; US$ 179.00

    Allows readers to compare knowledge-based development strategies, practices, and successes across countries Illustrates varying levels of cooperation across government, industry and the reasons and philosophies underlying this variation to consider resulting differences in practices and outcomes more...

  • Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environmentsby

    Springer London 2013; US$ 229.00

    Provides a sound understanding of key subjects required for the design and management of modern built environments to meet carbon emission reduction targets Contains numerous tables, graphs and pictures Includes best practice case studies more...

  • Recent Advances in Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 229.00

    Preface. International Scientific Committee. Introduction. Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Applications of Neural Networks for Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in Turkey; E. Yesilnacar, G.J. Hunter. An Evaluation of Neural Spatial Interaction Models Based on a Practical Application; A. Akamine, A.N. Rodrigues da Silva. Improved Understanding... more...

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... more...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Elusive Promisesby Simone Abram; Gisa Weszkalnys

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 70.00

    Planning in contemporary democratic states is often understood as a range of activities, from housing to urban design, regional development to economic planning. This volume sees planning differently-as the negotiation of possibilities that time offers space. It explores what kind of promise planning offers, how such a promise is made, and what... more...

  • Third World Urbanizationby J. Abu-Lughod; R. Jr Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

     This book was first published in 1977. more...

  • European Valuation Practiceby A. Adair; M.L. Downie; S. McGreal; G. Vos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The variability of valuation practice within Europe is perceived as a problem within the globalization of property. This edited textbook examines the practice of real estate valuation in selected countries in Europe. The focus is on countries with well developed real estate markets in which both international and indigenous investors are active. The... more...

  • X and the Cityby John A. Adam

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    X and the City , a book of diverse and accessible math-based topics, uses basic modeling to explore a wide range of entertaining questions about urban life. How do you estimate the number of dental or doctor's offices, gas stations, restaurants, or movie theaters in a city of a given size? How can mathematics be used to maximize traffic flow through... more...