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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 91.95
Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it?s spending £80m and four years? inquiry into Heathrow?s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
In Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience , Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes have brought together some of the region?s most distinguished urbanists to explore the planning history and recent development of Pacific Asia?s major cities. They show how globalization, and the competition to achieve global city status, has had a profound effect... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment. Offering detailed advice on the process of assessing... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 107.00
The most comprehensive, current guide to the theory and practice of landscape architecture For more than 50 years, this pioneering guide has served as the foremost resource on the principles and practices of landscape architecture. Now, the book has been revised to address the latest developments in the field, providing a comprehensive, current presentation... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 16.99
Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. The very idea of a modern metropolis evokes visions of bustling sidewalks, vital mass transit, and a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly urban core. But in the typical American city, the car is still king, and downtown... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 98.00
? The authors are both established figures in the urban construction field ? The book will help contractors keep projects on time and within budget more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.00
This collection of essays offers insight into urban anthropological research, including its methods, recent developments, and novel approaches (the imagination of a city, urban scenes). A concluding chapter on street ethnography presents a variety of ethnographic, experimental and artistic methods. Contains essays by P. Jackson, R. Lindner, J. Raban,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 29.00
This review analyses public governance in the Slovak Republic and provides recommendations to support ongoing comprehensive public administration reform. The analysis is structured around five key areas: the centre of governments capacity to steer and lead policy development and implementation; analytical and evaluation capacities; human resources... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95
This landmark study in the sociology of religion sheds new light on the question of what has happened to religion and spirituality since the 1960s in modern societies. Exposing several analytical weaknesses of today?s sociology of religion, (Un)Believing in Modern Society presents a new theory of religious-secular competition and a new typology of... more...