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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • 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...

  • 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 Førde; José Serrano; Nils Aarsæther

    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...

  • Local and Regional Developmentby Andy Pike; Andrés Rodriguez-Pose; John Tomaney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive capitalism; global financial instability, volatility and crisis; concerns about economic, social and ecological sustainability,... more...

  • 24-Hour Citiesby Hugh F. Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America?s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation?s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban environments for the elite. They are attracting a cross-section of the population from across the U.S. and are preferred destinations for... more...

  • Place/No-Place in Urban Asian Religiosityby Joanne Punzo Waghorne

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book discusses Asia?s rapid pace of urbanization, with a particular focus on new spaces created by and for everyday religiosity. The essays in this volume ? covering topics from the global metropolises of Singapore, Bangalore, Seoul, Beijing, and Hong Kong to the regional centers of Gwalior, Pune, Jahazpur, and sites like Wudang Mountain ? examine... more...

  • Human Smart Citiesby Grazia Concilio; Francesca Rizzo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Within the most recent discussion on smart cities and the way this vision is affecting urban changes and dynamics, this book explores the interplay between planning and design both at the level of the design and planning domains? theories and practices. Urban transformation is widely recognized as a complex phenomenon, rich in uncertainty. It is the... more...

  • Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architectsby Ron Kasprisin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    In Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects , "play" is defined, explored and demonstrated as a critical catalyst in creative problem-solving processes. The book defines the current psychological research into play and creative problem-solving, explores the necessary integration of the two, and exemplifies for students and practitioners... more...