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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Microcomputers in Propertyby O. Bevan; T.J. Dixon; S. Hargitay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.95

    This handbook introduces surveyors to the use of microcomputers in the property industry using 'real-life' example applications with clear explanations, it will provide the surveyor with the knowledge and expertise to design spreadsheets and database management systems for use in a variety of general practice tasks from valuation to estate agency. more...

  • City as Landscapeby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post -postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern. more...

  • Local Economic Development Policyby Laura A. Reese; Urban Center Staff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen H. Putman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use ( Routledge Library Editions , 2006), this bookábridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss model-calibration and model-solution problems, describe a series... more...

  • Making Spaceby Andrew MacLaran

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Making Space studies the built environment by examining the private-sector forces responsible for its development and the urban planning systems put in place to influence, guide and manipulate its outcomes. The first part provides a theoretical context for understanding the functions of the property development sector and the state's interventions... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Jane Jacobsby Dirk Schubert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on cross-disciplinary and transnational approaches, this book offers new insights into Jane Jacobs's complex and often contrarian way of thinking. Now, more than 50 years after the initial publication of her famous book 'The Death and Life of Great American Cities' (1961) in a period of rapid globalisation and deregulated approaches... more...

  • Urban Complexity and Planningby Shih-Kung Lai; Haoying Han

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on the emergent paradigm of complexity, the book provides an innovative set of arguments about how we can gain a better understanding of how cities emerge and function through computer simulations, and how plans affect the evolution of complex urban systems in a way distinct from what we used to think they should. Empirical case studies focus... more...

  • Visual Pollutionby Adriana Portella

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    While the issue of visual pollution, has been widely debated, there is as yet no clear conclusion as to how best to control commercial signage and whether different urban contexts and people from different backgrounds and cultures have universal or distinct preferences. Drawing on a range of comparative and contrasting empirical studies of historic... more...

  • Constructing the Colonized Landby Izumi Kuroishi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Examining colonized cities in East Asia, this book brings together a range of different perspectives across both space and time. European, Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean and Japanese discourses are examined, with a range of complementary and conflicting views on the design of urban and architectural forms; the political, institutional, religious and economical... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global Southby Susan Parnell; Sophie Oldfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 265.00

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting, the imperative for multiple genealogies of knowledge... more...