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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Shaping Terrainby RenÚ Davids

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    Shaping Terrain shows how the physical landscape and local ecology have influenced human settlement and built form in Latin America since pre-Columbian times. Most urban centers and capitals of Latin American countries are situated on or near dramatically varied terrain, and this book explores the interplay between built works and their geographies... more...

  • Waterfronts Revisitedby Heleni Porfyriou; Marichela Sepe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local needs and experiences, cities can break the... more...

  • Power at Ground Zeroby Lynne B. Sagalyn

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    The destruction of the World Trade Center complex on 9/11 set in motion a chain of events that fundamentally transformed both the United States and the wider world. In Power at Ground Zero , Lynne Sagalyn offers the definitive account of one of the greatest reconstruction projects in modern world history: the rebuilding of lower Manhattan after 9/11. more...

  • Regenerative Development and Designby Regenesis Group

    Wiley 2016; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    The evolution of sustainability, with a practical framework for integration Regenerative Development and Design takes sustainability to the next level, and provides a framework for incorporating regenerative design principles into your current process. The Regenesis Group is a coalition of experienced design, land-use, planning, business, and... more...

  • Space and Time Visualisationby Maria Bostenaru Dan; Cerasella Craciun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book explores expertise relevant for two working groups of NeDiMAH, a European Science Foundation (ESF) funded Research Networking Programme. It examines mapping methods, procedures, tools, criticism, awareness, challenges and solutions around the concepts of ?Space and Time? and ?Information Visualization?. The chapters explore digital methods... more...

  • Traffic Power Structureby Planka.nu

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    The modern traffic system is ecologically unsustainable, emotionally stressful, and poses a physical threat to individuals and communities alike. Traffic is not only an ecological and social problem but also a political one. Modern traffic reproduces the rule of the state and capital and is closely linked to class society. It is a problem of power.... more...

  • Urban Squares as Places, Links and Displaysby Jon Lang; Nancy Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities ? including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider squares to be playgrounds, the elderly as places to catch-up... more...

  • Creative Approaches to Planning and Local Developmentby Abdelillah Hamdouch; Torill Nyseth; Christophe Demaziere; Anniken F°rde; JosÚ Serrano; Nils AarsŠther

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book project highlights creative approaches to planning and local development. The dynamic complexity, diversity and fluidity which characterize contemporary society represent challenges for planning and development endeavours. While research and policy work has extensively focused on large cities and on metropolitan regions, there has been relatively... more...

  • Place and Placelessness Revisitedby Robert Freestone; Edgar Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since its publication in 1976, Ted Relph?s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have continued to spark debates, from the concept of placelessness... more...

  • Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kongby Nicole Gurran; Nick Gallent; Rebecca L.H. Chiu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent years many nations have asked why not enough housing is being built or, when it is built, why it isn't of the highest quality or in the best, most sustainable, locations. Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong examines the politics and planning of new homes in three very different settings, but with... more...