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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world?s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. Rather than dismissing small and mid-sized towns... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00
In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 25.00
A tour of the world?s hidden geographies?from disappearing islands to forbidden deserts?and a stunning testament to how mysterious the world remains today At a time when Google Maps Street View can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite?s remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it?s hard to imagine there?s any uncharted... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...