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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacularby Terry Moor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to local climate. In order to find solutions and to... more...

  • Green Defense Technologyby Michael Evan Goodsite; Sirkku Juhola

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 86.13

    This book focuses on the ways in which military installations and small cities can implement and integrate triple net planning and energy, water, and waste sustainability strategies into broad installation operational management, arrive at the best decision, create policy and communicate effectively to stakeholders. It explores current and emerging... more...

  • [APPLIED] FOREIGN AFFAIRSby Baerbel Mueller

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 43.02

    [a]FA is a laboratory of the Institute of Architecture of the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, in which spatial, infrastructure, ecological and cultural phenomena of the Sub-Saharan region are investigated. The concept for each project is based on an interdisciplinary and trans-cultural approach. This publication documents three projects that... more...

  • Designing the Ruralby Joshua Bolchover; John Lin; Christiane Lange

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Established categories such as rural /urban and village/city no longer hold true. Rural and urban conditions have become increasingly blurred, so how can we identify and distinguish... more...

  • Rethinking European Spatial Policy as a Hologramby Valeria Fedeli; Luigi Doria

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together case studies from several European countries, this book provides an in-depth examination of the evolution of European spatial policy. Contributors focus on changes to the design and implementation of European policies at both national and local levels and examine institutional change, particularly Europeanization, European governance... more...

  • Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of Londonby Iain MacRury; Gavin Poynter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal. Comparing cities that have or will be hosting the event, it explores the political economy of the games and the changing role of the state in creating post-industrial... more...

  • Squatters as Developers?by Vinit Mukhija

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the mid-1990s, the state government of Maharashtra introduced an innovative strategy of slum redevelopment in its capital city, Mumbai (Bombay). Based on demolishing existing slums and rebuilding on the same sites at a higher density, it is very distinct from the two prevalent conventional strategies with respect to slums in developing countries... more...

  • The Dublin-Belfast Development Corridor: Ireland?s Mega-City Region?by John Yarwood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The aim of the Dublin-Belfast Development Corridor is to link several towns and cities by various modes of communication in order to create a poly-centric mega-city region in Ireland on a scale large enough to compete with the major urban clusters of continental Europe. This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars and practitioners... more...

  • Designing for Playby Barbara E. Hendricks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Architects, landscape designers, builders, gardeners and teachers have all at some time been called upon to design a play area. Unfortunately, this diversity has not resulted in a similar diversity of design solutions for this very problematic task. Despite a proliferation of 'how to' books on this subject, playgrounds have remained virtually the... more...

  • City Making and Urban Governance in the Americasby Clara Irazábal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cities in both North and South America are confronting tremendous challenges in urban growth and management as they enter the new century. Curitiba in Brazil and Portland in Oregon, US are cities that have achieved recognition for exemplary urban planning programmes over the past three decades. As such, they provide particularly useful illustrations... more...