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- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 529.00
Our understanding of the ecology of running waters has come a long way during the past few years. From being a largely descriptive subject, with a few under tones concerned with such things as fisheries, pollution or control of blackflies, it has evolved into a discipline with hypotheses, such as the River Continuum Concept (Vannote et a/. 1980),... more...
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available
In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.95
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...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 27.95
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 happens... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available
Der Befund einer Pluralisierung der Sicherheitsproduktion und Allgegenwärtigkeit von ?Sicherheit? in der Diskussion um Stadt kann darauf zurück geführt werden, dass die Akteure, deren Verbindungen untereinander, ihre Aufgaben und Techniken weniger eindeutig als in der Vergangenheit fixiert sind. Anspruch des vorliegenden Bandes ? an der Schnittstelle... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 16.50
We live in an urban age. From Shanghai to Johannesburg, Delhi and Rio, millions of people move to the city each year. Are we seeing the rise of a new ‘urban’ order? Will cities soon become the new global leaders? In this timely and compelling book, Michele Acuto cuts through the hype to offer a cautious and nuanced view of the role of... more...
- 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...
- 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...