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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Children and their Environmentsby Christopher Spencer; Mark Blades

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    This fascinating book examines theories of children's perceptions of space and place. more...

  • Beyond Gated Communitiesby Samer Bagaeen; Ola Uduku

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international team of experts, builds on the research of Bagaeen... more...

  • Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africaby Carlos Nunes Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are unequally confronted with social, economic and environmental challenges, particularly those related with population growth, urban sprawl, and informality. This complex and uneven African urban condition requires an open discussion of past and current urban planning practices and future reforms. Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan... more...

  • Planning Urban Placesby Mary Ganis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Urban change is often difficult because we are dealing with people?s elusive notions of place and perception, time and change. Urban design and planning in a changing urban context so that it remains relevant for people is elusive because the idea of place is embedded in memory and identity ? but whose memory and whose identity? This book seeks to... 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...

  • An Introduction to Architectural Theoryby Harry Francis Mallgrave; David J. Goodman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.95

    A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory  is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual upheaval.... 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...

  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...