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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Understanding German Real Estate Marketsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book offers wide-ranging and detailed information on the topic of investing in German real estate, including economic as well as real estate, legal and tax issues. The contributors include experienced practitioners as well as academicians. more...

  • City Project and Public Spaceby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    Aiming to nurture reflection and apply methods for improving physical and social landscapes, this book examines relations between urban societies and physical space, the project for the physical city as a way to reveal civitas, sustainabe development and more. more...

  • Urban Planning as a Trading Zoneby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a fresh look at the complexities of creating a local trading zone between stakeholders representing different cultures of meaning and value. Discusses theory, trading zones in multi-actor planning processes and trading zone tools in planning. more...

  • City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decayby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the paradoxes, challenges, potential and problems of urban living.  It understands cities as they are, rather than as they may be marketed or branded. All cities have much in common, yet the differences are important.  They form the basis of both imaginative policy development and productive experiences of urban life. The phrase... more...

  • Creative Economies, Creative Citiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    The cultural and creative industries are becoming increasingly prominent on many policy agendas. This book provides critical and comparative perspectives between Asia and Europe. Showing the differences between them allows for meaningful comparisons. more...

  • Urban Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    The 10th Urban Environment Symposium (10UES) was held on 9?11 June 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden. UES aims at providing a forum on the science and practices required to support pathways to a positive and sustainable future in the urban environment. The UES series is run by Chalmers University of Technology within the Alliance for Global Sustainability... more...

  • Resilient Cities 2by

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 299.00

    Assembling papers originally presented at the Resilient Cities 2011 Congress in Bonn, Germany (June 2011), the second global forum on cities and adaptation to climate change, this volume is the second in a series resulting from this annual event. These cutting-edge papers represent the latest research on the topic and reflect the intensification of... more...

  • The Urban Fabric of Crime and Fearby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    With global case studies, this book traces the interplay between crime, and the fear of crime, and the wider urban fabric. It shows how an urban environment can affect the decision to commit a crime, and how some cityscape have crime and inequality ?built in?. more...

  • Countryside Planningby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Not since the 19th century has the future of the countryside been such a focus of political and public attention, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and in this time of unprecedented change, new tools are needed for planning and managing the countryside. Increasingly the 'drivers' of countryside management... more...

  • Contention and Trust in Cities and Statesby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 219.00

    This book examines the relationships between cities and nation-states over the sweep of history, and in particular the role of trust networks in mediating this relationship. It includes a chapter from an unfinished manuscript by sociologist Charles Tilly. more...