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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Planning the Pacific Northwestby

    American Planning Association 2016; US$ 28.99

    The Pacific Northwest is green to the extreme. Yet a day trip can go from pristine wilderness to downtown Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver. How are these commercial and cultural hot spots keeping nature and growth in balance ? and what's coming next? Trace the path from forests and fish to bikes and brews as Planning the Pacific Northwest continues... more...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    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...

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    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...

  • 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...

  • Making Use of Deleuze in Planningby Gareth Abrahams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Making Use of Deleuze in Planning translates and re-creates some of Gilles Deleuze?s most abstract philosophical concepts to form a new, practicable planning assessment tool. It shows what his philosophy can do for planning theory as well as planning assessment practice and, in doing so, sets out a pragmatic approach to Deleuzian studies: one that... more...

  • Elusive Promisesby Simone Abram; Gisa Weszkalnys

    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...

  • Dynamische Arrangements städtischer Sicherheitby Jan Abt; Leon Hempel; Dietrich Henckel; Ricarda Pätzold; Gabriele Wendorf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 35.54

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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$ 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 US$ 17.16

    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... more...