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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Urban Planning Theory since 1945by Nigel Taylor

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 81.00

    Following the Second World War, modern systems of urban and regional planning were established in Britain and most other developed countries. In this book, Nigel Taylor describes the changes in planning thought which have taken place since then. He outlines the main theories of planning, from the traditional view of urban planning as an exercise... more...

  • Concise Townscapeby Gordon Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book pioneered the concept of townscape. 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment. It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look like. more...

  • Australia's Unintended Citiesby Richard Tomlinson

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 89.95

    Explores housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies in Australia. more...

  • The Life and Death of the Australian Backyardby Tony Hall

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 59.95

    Examines the disappearance of the traditional, substantial Australian backyard. more...

  • Building the Inclusive Cityby Nilson Ariel Espino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in a number of dimensions of urban life, from deficient... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 56.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...

  • Recombinant Urbanismby David Grahame Shane

    John Wiley & Sons 2011; US$ 135.00

    This book provides a simple but comprehensive framework for the emerging academic discipline of urban design, from its origins in Europe and America, to contemporary issues of imagery, finance and marketing in an age of globalisation There is currently no contemporary textbook for urban design that includes a general history and theory of the subject.... more...

  • Studies in Temporal Urbanismby Fabian Neuhaus

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 139.00

    This book is very much about what the name urbanTick literally says, about the ticking of the urban, the urban as we experience it everyday on the bus, in the park or between buildings. It is about the big orchestrated mass migration of commuters, the seasonal blossoms of the trees along the walkway and the frequency of the stamping rubbish-eater-trucks.... more...

  • Lichtraum Stadtby Christa van Santen

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 74.00

    Unterschiedliche Planungsaufgaben werden systematisch dargestellt und spezifische Lösungskonzepte veranschaulicht. Neben grundlegenden Planungsregeln für die Außenbeleuchtung von Gebäuden, Verkehrswegen und Plätzen werden neue Kunstlichtsysteme und Lampen für Außenräume vorgestellt und an Beispielen erläutert. more...

  • The Art of Shaping the Metropolisby Pedro Ortiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00

    Introduction Chapter One: The Challenge Chapter Two: The Inheritance Chapter Three: Balanced Urban Development Chapter Four: The Theory Chapter Five: Madrid as Testing Ground Chapter Six: The Madrid Plan Chapter Seven: Politics of the Madrid Plan Chapter Eight: Madrid Results Chapter Nine: Translating Madrid Elsewhere Index more...