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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Confronting Suburbanizationby Kiril Stanilov; ; Ludĕ kora; k

    Wiley 2014; US$ 89.95

    This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patterns and key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. Breaks new ground, offering a systematic... more...

  • Decoding the Cityby Dietmar Offenhuber; Carlo Ratti

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Thetwo authorsof the MIT based SENSEable City Lab show how Big Data change reality and, hence, the way we deal with the city. They demonstrate how the Lab interprets digital data as material that can be used for the formulation of a different urban future. The publication also looks at the negative aspects of the city-related data acquisition and control. more...

  • Integrated Water Resource Planningby Claudia Baldwin; Mark Hamstead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Water Resource Planning provides practical, evidence-based guidance on water resource planning. In a time of heightened awareness of ecosystem needs, climate change, and increasing and conflicting demands on resources, water professionals and decision-makers around the world are on a steep learning curve. This book presents an international... more...

  • Bildprojektionenby Lilian Haberer; Annette Urban

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 34.00

    Projektionen lösen Bilder von ihren Trägermedien und lassen sie immateriell im Raum flottieren. Diese Mobilisierung lässt die umgebende Architektur zum temporären Screen werden und integriert die Betrachter in den erweiterten Bildraum. Jenseits einer Projektionsgeometrie, die etwa aus Architektur und Kartografie geläufig ist, aber auch jenseits des... more...

  • Principles of Planologyby JM de Casseres

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Between the World Wars the talent of Dutch town planner J.M. de Casseres (1902-1990) found expression in two visionary books and a clutch of influential articles. In an in-depth article published in February 1929 in the magazine De Gids under the title 'Grondslagen der planologie' (Principles of Planology) he invented a term for the new social-scientific... more...

  • Cities for a Future Climateby Tony Fry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.00

    This book goes beyond current ways that the impact of climate change upon the city are understood. In doing so it addresses climate in a variety of its connotations. It looks to the nomadic behaviour patterns of the past for lessons for today?s population unsettlement, and argues that as human survival will increasingly be linked directly to movement,... more...

  • Understanding Urban Metabolismby Nektarios Chrysoulakis; Eduardo Anselmo de Castro; Eddy J. Moors

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Understanding Urban Metabolism addresses the gap between the bio-physical sciences and urban planning and illustrates the advantages of accounting for urban metabolism issues in urban design decisions. Urban metabolism considers a city as a system, and distinguishes between energy and material flows as its components. Based on research from the... more...

  • Bootstrap New Urbanismby Joseph A. Rodriguez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Joseph Rodriguez critically examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken by both the government and people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bootstrap New Urbanism uncovers a practice with implications for urban history, architectural history, planning history, environmental design, ethnic studies, and urban politics. ... more...

  • University Trendsby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual nature which makes the physical environment of a university... more...

  • The Condition, Improvement and Town Planning of the City of Calcutta and Contiguous Areas: The Richards Reportby E. P. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    By 1900 the British had undertaken various types of urban planning in their colonial territories, but the early twentieth century brought new ideas and the birth of the modern planning movement. In India these new planning ideas inspired several specialized reports after 1900, most of which drew explicitly on British, or occasionally German, ideas.... more...