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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Shaping Jerusalemby Francesco Chiodelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict focuses on a hidden facet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the relentless reshaping of the Holy City by the Israeli authorities through urban policies, spatial plans, infrastructural and architectural projects, land use and building regulations. From a political point of view,... more...

  • Stadterneuerungby Gisela Schmitt; Hildegard Schröteler-von Brandt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.70

    Dieses Buch vermittelt ausgehend von den aktuellen städtischen Herausforderungen ein elementares Grundverständnis und solides Basiswissen von den Aufgaben, Problemen und Handlungsansätzen der Stadterneuerung in der europäischen Stadt. Einführend werden die theoretischen Erklärungsmuster, der geschichtliche Kontext und das Planungsinstrumentarium dargestellt.... more...

  • The Language of Citiesby Deyan Sudjic

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.91

    The director of the Design Museum defines the greatest artefact of all time: the city We live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in the twenty-first century? Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)by Paul L Knox

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified and carried out. The author explores the world-view... 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...

  • Planning After Petroleumby Jago Dodson; Neil Sipe; Anitra Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.95

    The past decade has been of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly dependent on petroleum as a transport fuel. How will... more...

  • Serene Urbanismby Phillip James Tabb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two ideas seem improbable yet their correspondence seems so... more...

  • Navigating the New Retail Landscapeby Alan Treadgold; Jonathan Reynolds

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This book will act as a wide ranging but accessible guide to both the main defining features of the new retail landscape globally and, the skills and capabilities that enterprises and their leaders will need in order to be successful. more...

  • Flexible Housingby Jeremy Till; Tatjana Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Flexible housing is housing that can adjust to the changing needs of the user and accommodate new technologies as they emerge. Flexible Housing by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider examines the past, present and future of this important subject through over 160 international examples. Specially commissioned plans, printed to scale, together with... more...

  • Homelandby Yael Allweil

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    On 29 March 2016 the New York based online journal, Realty Today reported ?Israel is facing a housing crisis with ?[the] home inventory lacking 100,000 apartments? House prices, which have more than doubled in less than a decade, resulted in a mass protest back in 2011?. As Yael Allweil reveals in her fascinating book, housing has played a pivotal... more...