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  • Die römische Stadtby Paul Zanker

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 17.27

    Mit der Ausdehnung des Imperium Romanum verbreitete sich ein Typ von Stadt, der bis heute im Kern vieler Städte zu erkennen ist. Von Britannien bis Nordafrika orientierte man sich beim Städtebau an Vorgaben aus Rom und nahm zugleich Rücksicht auf die individuellen Bedürfnisse der einzelnen Städte. Paul Zanker gibt in diesem Buch einen glänzenden Überblick... more...

  • Everything is on the Moveby Stephan Conermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 43.19

    In this volume, we try to understand the ?Mamluk Empire? not as a confined space but as a region where several nodes of different networks existed side-by-side and at the same time. In our opinion, these networks constitute to a great extent the core of the so-called Mamluk society; they form the basis of the social order. Following, in part, concepts... more...

  • Principles of Planologyby JM de Casseres

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Between the World Wars the talent of Dutch town planner J.M. de Casseres (1902-1990) found expression in two visionary books and a clutch of influential articles. In an in-depth article published in February 1929 in the magazine De Gids under the title 'Grondslagen der planologie' (Principles of Planology) he invented a term for the new social-scientific... more...

  • Africa Rising?by Ian Taylor

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15

    Africa is said to be rising, turning a definitive page in its history, heralding new and exciting possibilities for the continent. The Africa Rising discourse maintains that upsurge in economic growth comes with improved governance and endogenous dynamics; that the emerging economies, and especially the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China, South Africa],... more...

  • Low Carbon Citiesby Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities?... more...

  • Cities in Transitionby Bernhard Blanke; Randall Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1999; US$ 120.00

    This volume explores a range of problems faced by cities in Germany and England and reflects on constructive strategies for enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of 21st-century urban environments. The chapters of the book are based on papers given at a symposium organized by the Universities of Bristol and Hannover in 1997 to celebrate the... more...

  • Desarrollo económico local en situaciones de post crisisby Martin Gasser; Carmela Salzano; Roberts Di Meglio

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95

    Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...

  • Gouvernance et territoires rurauxby Mario Carrier; Serge Côté

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 27.00

    Les restructurations sociales et économiques qui touchent les territoires ruraux périphériques entraînent des adaptations souvent considérables. Les auteurs s'attardent à ces défis d'ajustement qui sont vécus dans l'appareil institutionnel et dans la vie collective au sein du monde rural. Cet ouvrage... more...

  • La logique sociale du développement territorialby Frank Moulaert; Jacques Nussbaumer

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 16.50

    Les auteurs de cet ouvrage mettent en lumière, de façon simplifiée et synthétisée, l'intérêt théorique et empirique du concept d'innovation sociale en l'utilisant comme principe fondateur de l'action stratégique du développement territorial, des politiques publiques locales et régionales,... more...

  • L' urbain, Un enjeu environnementalby Michel A. Boisvert

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 29.25

    Même si l'aménagement du territoire a accompagné l'idéologie du développement durable depuis ses débuts, le milieu urbain ne retient l'attention des environnementalistes que depuis peu. Le but de cet ouvrage est de contribuer à combler cette lacune, à la fois sur le plan analytique et sur le plan... more...