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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...

  • Children's Participationby Roger A. Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    People's relationship to nature is the greatest issue facing the world at the turn of the millennium, and all over the world young people have shown enormous enthusiasm for environmental action. Many countries are radically reassessing both the role of citizens in managing their environment and the rights and responsibilities of children to be involved... more...

  • Local and Globalby Jordi Borja; Manuel Castells

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and proposing that a dynamic and creative relationship be built... more...

  • The Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Riki Therivel; Maria Rosario Paridario

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The practical application of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is becoming increasingly common. A growing number of SEAs are being undertaken around the world, and several countries have issued guidance on how these should be carried out. However, few countries as yet have formal SEA regulations, and few completed SEAs have demonstrated all... 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...

  • 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...

  • Infrastructure Planning and Financeby Vicki Elmer; Adam Leigland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    Infrastructure Planning and Finance is a non-technical guide to the engineering, planning, and financing of major infrastucture projects in the United States, providing both step-by-step guidance, and a broad overview of the technical, political, and economic challenges of creating lasting infrastructure in the 21st Century. Infrastructure Planning... 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...