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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Capacity Developmentby Bernd Mahrin

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    The projects in the Future Megacities programme gain valuable experiences in developing energy efficient standards and urban structures with adequate conditions to treat resources with care and avoid unnecessary emissions. To achieve the ambitious objectives, it is essential to convince and enable people to take an active part in sustainable development.... more...

  • Energieatlas Werkbericht 1by IBA Hamburg GmbH; Umweltbundesamt; TU Darmstadt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Dieses Buch stellt am Beispiel des Hamburger Stadtteils Wilhelmsburg einen strategischen Ansatz zum energetischen Quartiersumbau mit dem Ziel einer fast hundertprozentigen Versorgung durch erneuerbare und lokal erzeugte Energie bis zum Jahr 2050 vor. Vier Jahre lang wurde dieses Konzept im Rahmen der Internationalen Bauausstellung Hamburg praktisch... more...

  • Local Action and Participationby Ulrike Schinkel; Angela Jain; Sabine Schröder

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    The significance of bottom-up approaches initiated by civil society as well as the importance of the local level as the level for implementation is often overlooked when dealing with megacity developments. The main aim of this volume is to retrospectively trace participatory and local action approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation in... more...

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...

  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    In addition to senior scientists, who have summarised their main results in the five volumes of the Future Megacities Book Series, ambitious young researchers have also contributed substantially to the German research programme on sustainable development of future megacities. The authors included in this volume were awarded the research programme's... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...

  • Energy Atlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Global climate change calls for rapid and decisive measures, particularly from the world's metropolises-the future of our climate will be decided in cities! But how can cities forge a path to a post-fossil fuel, post-atomic energy era, to ensure that urgently needed steps are put into practice? The ENERGY ATLAS takes the example of Hamburg's Wilhelmsburg... more...

  • From Formalism to Weak Formby Stefano Corbo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Eisenman has always been deeply interested in the problem of form in architecture and has constantly challenged the classical concept of it. He tried to connect his own work with the cultural manifestations of the time: firstly under the influence of Colin Rowe and his formalist studies; secondly, by re-interpreting Chomsky’s linguistic theories;... more...

  • The Japanese Cityby P.P. Karan; Kristin Stapleton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Japan is one of the most crowded countries on earth, with three-fourths of its population now living in cities. Tokyo is easily the most populous city on the planet. And yet, though closely packed, its citizens dwell together in relative peace. In America, inner-city violence -- often attributed in part to overcrowding -- is frequently emphasized... more...

  • Chicago's White City of 1893by David F. Burg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In 1893, the year that marked the four hundredth anniversary of the landing of Columbus in the New World, Chicago was host to an exposition to mark the occasion. Although the World's Columbian Exposition was the fifteenth world's fair, it was of vastly greater scope than any of its predecessors. Chicago created a veritable new city. It was not only... more...