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  • Suburban Land Conversion in the United Statesby Marion Clawson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This comprehensive study of land use on the suburban fringe analyzes the complex relationships that underlie land conversion in the United States. It contains a detailed examination of the northwestern urban complex; some nationwide projections for the future; and a list of measures that, singularly or together, may change the nature and results of... more...

  • Cities and Spaceby Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Discusses aims of urban planning and ways to achieve improved city living.Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Cities Transformedby Mark R. Montgomery; Richard Stren; Barney Cohen; Holly E. Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.00

    Over the next 20 years, most low-income countries will, for the first time, become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. The benefits from urbanization cannot be overlooked, but the speed and sheer scale of this transformation... more...

  • Study Skills for Town and Country Planningby Adam Sheppard; Nick Smith

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 30.00

    Study Skills for Town and Country Planning incorporates a basic introduction to studying planning, a 'how to' for students to develop a relevant set of skills to succeed in their degree, plus a guide to applying those skills in a very practical and diverse workplace. more...

  • Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing Worldby Jorge E. Hardoy; Diana Mitlin; David Satterthwaite

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    New edition of Environmental Problems in Third World Cities Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America contain some of the world's most life- and health-threatening human environments. Environment-related diseases and injuries cause millions of preventable deaths each year. In many squatter settlements, children are 40 to 50 times more likely to die... more...

  • Greening the Built Environmentby Maf Smith; John Whitelegg; Nick J. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This work aims to provide a possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment and an articulation of the solutions. It begins with a discussion of sustainability as a concept and its applicability to contemporary towns and cities. The following chapters take up particular aspects of the built environment and sustainability... more...

  • Sustainable Communitiesby Hugh Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow'From the Foreword by Jed Griffiths, Past President of the Royal Town... more...

  • Planning for a Sustainable Environmentby Andrew Blowers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This study explains how, confronting ever-greater environmental pressures, we can plan for and achieve a sustainable environment. The book focuses on urban development, as population and resources and often the most severe environmental problems are concentrated in cities. It looks at the nature of environmental planning and at the main areas where... more...

  • Municipalities and Community Participationby Janelle Plummer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    'Among all the literature on participation, this is the first book I know that focuses on municipal authorities. It... also has particular importance both for higher levels of government (at national or provincial/state level) and for international agencies. Firstly, it is a reminder of the importance of well-functioning municipal governments for reducing... more...

  • Sustainability the Environment and Urbanisationby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The 1992 Rio Summit and subsequent literature and debate has focused on 'green' issues such as biodiversity, climate change and marine pollution. Much less has been written concerning the 'brown' agenda: factors such as poor sanitation and water quality, air pollution and housing problems which are particularly prevalent in Third World cities. Sustainability,... more...