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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • singular & pluralby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.95

    This monograph does not focus so much on the projects as it does on showing - based on the example of Geninasca Delefortrie's particular approach - the opportunities that architecture and architects have to influence in a positive way project development, the awarding of contracts, and urban planning in general. more...

  • In Touchby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 64.95

    In Touch explores outstanding projects created within the European mindset, diving below the surface in an attempt to uncover the common values that bind European design work. The book presents 11 in-depth project 'features', which include thematically related essays, and 28 concise project 'icons'. The features focus both on big and small scale urban... more...

  • Platzatlasby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Bei jedem städtebaulichen Entwurf, jedem Eingriff in öffentliche Räume stellt sich die Frage nach der Platzkomposition und der nutzungsgerechten Qualität. Der Platzatlas ist das erste breit angelegte Referenzwerk, in dem die Gestaltung, die Proportionen städtischer Platzräume studiert und verglichen werden. 70 europäische Plätze werden in Schwarzplan,... more...

  • Squaresby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The question of spatial composition and user quality of sites arises in every urban design concept or intervention in urban public squares.Squares is the first wide-ranging reference work in which the design and proportions of urban squares can be compared and studied. Seventy European public squares are presented systematically in as-built plan, ground... more...

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Green infrastructure is physical infrastructure which balances the needs of societies, economies and the natural environment. Africa?s fast-growing towns and cities have the opportunity to build green infrastructure because to a large extent they do not have existing sunken investments in unsustainable infrastructure, as Western towns and cities do.... 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$ 34.95

    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$ 44.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book is aimed at real estate professionals, financiers, institutional advisers, property researchers and students who require a greater understanding of comparative property appraisal techniques applied across Europe. 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...