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  • Hollow Landby Eyal Weizman

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 24.95

    In this journey from the deep subterranean spaces of the West Bank and Gaza to their militarized airspace, Eyal Weizman unravels Israel?s mechanisms of control and the transformation of the Occupied Territories into an artifice in which all natural and built features function as the instruments of occupation. Weizman identifies the ideas behind this... more...

  • Shapers of Urban Formby Peter J. Larkham; Michael P. Conzen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form , Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day. Larkham and Conzen collect new essays in "urban morphology," the people-centered... more...

  • Cities for the New Millenniumby Marcial Echenique; Andrew Saint

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Cities for the New Millennium is the outcome of a joint conference held in Salford in July 2000 by the Royal Institute of British Architects and the University of Cambridge's Department of Architecture. It tackles these questions in the light of the Urban Task Force's report about the future of Britain's cities and communities, but sets them in an... more...

  • Urban Nationby Alan Broadbent

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    Canada?s cities are crippled by a lack of financial and governing clout. Their infrastructures are crumbling and their citizens are disaffected by the inability of municipal government—or any government, for that matter—to act on the issues that influence their constituents? lives. Cities generate a disproportionate amount of Canada?s wealth and are... 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...

  • Location, Transport and Land-Useby Yupo Chan

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 319.00

    Identifies the underlying principles that govern siting, community development, and product/service delivery. Included are step-by-step procedures to perform: site location, land-use planning, location-routing, competitive allocation of products/services and spatial forecasting. more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Istanbul, Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Istanbul, the demographic and economic heart of Turkey, has gone through enormous changes over the past century. This mega-city of about 15 million inhabitants has seen its population increased more than tenfold since 1950. Over time, it has established itself as the industrial, financial and logistics centre of the country, producing almost one-third... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Norwayby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Few other countries feature the combination of very low population densities and difficult topography that hinders communication, in addition to a variety of contrasting climates. But the “Nordic welfare model” strives, with a good degree of success, to offer equal living conditions to all citizens by providing proper access to quality public... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews Milan, Italyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 50.00

    Milan has earned a high-profile reputation as a centre of advanced functions, in addition to being an international capital of fashion and design. However, both internal and external challenges are putting strains on Milan’s aspiration to become a southern European and Mediterranean hub.  This review highlights Milan’s potential to capitalise... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews Randstad Holland, Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    The Randstad is a poly-centric urban area in western Netherlands, comprising Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and several smaller cities. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the OECD, and has developed into an advanced urban economy with many leading sectors, such as logistics, horticulture and financial services. The Randstad... more...