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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Urban and Regional Planning Educationby Ashok Kumar; Diwakar S. Meshram; Krishne Gowda

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This is the first volume exclusively dedicated to planning education, with a focus on India and learning from global experiences for India. Prior to the 1990s, planning education in India was largely confined to national and local economic concerns. Within a globalized scenario, such pedagogies and theories have become outmoded. With new concerns... more...

  • Constructing the Colonized Landby Izumi Kuroishi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Despite the precipitous rise of East Asia as a center of architectural production since the Second World War, informed studies remain lacking. The lacuna is particularly conspicuous in terms of regional, cross-national studies, documenting the close ties and parallels between China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea during this period. Examining colonized... more...

  • Mixed-Use Development: Nine Case Studies of Complex Projectsby Dean Schwanke

    Urban Land Institute 2016; US$ 59.99

    This publication provides a detailed look at nine leading examples of mixed-use projects from around the world that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases innovative approaches and best practices in real estate and urban development. The nine mixed-use projects featured offer... more...

  • Planning Sustainable Citiesby Spiro N. Pollalis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked with urban planning. This method streamlines and... more...

  • Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1978, the objective of this book is to provide an authoritative and selective overview of current, user-orientated programming methods within the field of environmental design. The 19 chapters compiled in this volume describe procedures and the information content of innovative approaches used by leading programming experts in the... more...

  • Les eaux de Paris étudiées au point de vue de la santé publiqueby Aimé-Jean Linas; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On n'a pas oublié les débats passionnés, les discussions orageuses, qu'a soulevés, dans le public et dans la presse, la question des Eaux de Paris. Tout récemment encore, M. Robinet, le savant rapporteur du projet de dérivation des sources de la Dhuis, adressait, sous le couvert anodin d'une Lettre à un conseiller d'État, une vigoureuse... more...

  • Urbanismus und Verkehrby Helmut Holzapfel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch gibt einen interdisziplinär aufgebauten Überblick der Zusammenhänge zwischen Stadt/Raumentwicklung und Verkehr. Methodisch hat es einen historisch gegliederten Aufbau und gibt damit auch einen Einblick in die Geschichte von Verkehr und Urbanität. Den "Spirit" und Schwung bezieht das Buch aus seiner kritischen und - teilweise neuen - interdisziplinären... more...

  • Cultures of Glass Architectureby Hisham Elkadi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has increased, or indeed enhanced, the creation of meaningful place-making, thereby creating a cultural identity of 'place'. Looking at the development of perceptions... more...

  • New Urbanismby Ilse Helbrecht; Peter Dirksmeier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The advent of the 21st century marks the unfolding of a new urbanism, of a new urban fabric in the making. Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of this new urbanism and which are... more...

  • Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainabilityby Donia Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Cultural sustainability is a very important aspect of the overall sustainability framework and is regarded as the fourth pillar alongside the other three: environmental, economic, and social sustainability. However, the concept is neither fully explored, nor widely accepted or recognized. This book elicits the interplay of nature-culture-architecture... more...