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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • Planning for a City of Cultureby Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Planning for a City of Culture  gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers worldwide. While the common thinking on creative cities may... more...

  • Understanding Tall Buildingsby Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage, Understanding Tall Buildings contends that well-designed... more...

  • Design Against Crimeby Caroline L. Davey; Andrew B. Wootton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 160.00

    Design Against Crime  will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the ongoing fight against crime.? The authors first explain... more...

  • Globalizing Seoulby Jieheerah Yun

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country?s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy. However, recent development projects differ from... more...

  • Les jardins, sciences et techniquesby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des jardins, sciences et techniques avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Par essence, le jardin tient à la fois de la nature et de l'artifice. Dualité fondamentale qui implique, entre autres, que cette forme très spécifique de création mobilise aussi bien un ensemble de connaissances spéculatives sur l'environnement et le... more...

  • Les jardins, de l'Antiquité aux Lumièresby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des jardins, de l'Antiquité aux Lumières avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Étymologiquement, un jardin est un enclos, un endroit réservé par l'homme, où la nature (les plantes, les eaux, les animaux) est disposée de façon à servir au plaisir de l'homme. Un ouvrage spécialement conçu pour le numérique afin d?en savoir... more...

  • Les jardins, de la révolution industrielle à nos joursby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des jardins, de la révolution industrielle à nos jours avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Caractériser l'histoire des jardins par une succession de phases stylistiques rattachées à des écoles nationales, comme le voulait l'historiographie fondée au XIXe siècle, n'a guère de pertinence pour les époques postérieures à 1800... more...

  • Habitat contemporainby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'habitat contemporain avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Les besoins en logements neufs ont atteint, en France comme dans de nombreux autres pays, un niveau très élevé, en raison de la convergence de plusieurs facteurs : la vague démographique, le nombre des immeubles vétustes que l'on ne peut plus conserver, le ralentissement... more...

  • City Brandingby Alberto Vanolo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City Branding: The Ghostly Politics of Representation... more...

  • Sustainable Development and Planning VIIIby C. A. Brebbia; S. S. Zubir; A. S. Hassan

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 719.00

    The 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning is part of a series of biennial conferences on the topic of sustainable regional development which began in Greece in 2003. The papers included in these proceedings report on the latest advances from scientists specialising in the range of subjects on this topic. more...