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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Stadtforschung und Stadtplanungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    I. Zur Planbarkeit unserer Städte.- Städteplanung heute: Rahmendaten und Hemmnisse.- Stadtplaner und Stadtforscher: Was macht den Transfer so schwer?.- Staatliche Zuweisungen: Welche Spielräume bleiben den Gemeinden?.- II. Wie bewohnbar ist die Stadt?.- Verdichten oder Verdünnen: Infrastrukturplanung bei Bevölkerungsrückgang.- Sechs Merkpunkte zur... more...

  • Environmental Policy is Social Policy ? Social Policy is Environmental Policyby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    Increases the awareness that environmental policy has social policy type outcomes and is of direct relevance to social policy Lays a foundation for reorganizing and merging social and environmental policy administrations Provides a trans disciplinary approach and pursues to influence and advance the discourse on sustainability more...

  • Regional Development Research in China: A Roadmap to 2050by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 109.00

    Regional Development Research in China addresses long-range planning for the development of science and technology in the field of regional development research. The text forecasts regional development in China to the year 2050, and determins key projects for further research. more...

  • The 2nd International Symposium on Rail Transit Comprehensive Development (ISRTCD) Proceedingsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 199.00

    With the increasing sophistication of urban rail networks, the combined effects of rail transit on urban development are more and more complex and in-depth, and large-scale rail transit construction and operation have placed new demands on planning, construction, investment and financing. This main aim of these proceedings is to study and explore... more...

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on Cultural Heritageby

    Springer US 2009; US$ 169.00

    Combines the results of recent research with practical information for environmental managers Provides an important reference manual for researchers, policy makers, economists and historic building managers working in the field of cultural heritage materials and their damage due to air pollution more...

  • On Locationby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 129.00

    Includes numerous case studies from around the world, including several chapters on Middle Eastern heritage sites Concentrates on the changing nature of cities Explores the relationship between architecture, urban planning, and people from an anthropological perspective more...

  • Countryside Planningby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Not since the 19th century has the future of the countryside been such a focus of political and public attention, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and in this time of unprecedented change, new tools are needed for planning and managing the countryside. Increasingly the 'drivers' of countryside management... more...

  • Sustainable and Resilient Critical Infrastructure Systemsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00

    This book addresses recent engineering and technological advances that enhance our ability to evaluate critical infrastructure systems, their resilience and their condition as well as the factors that cause their deterioration. more...

  • Food Security in Australiaby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 179.00

    Novel exploration of food security in a developed nation, pertaining to problems faced by a growing population and resource management challenges Discusses how food security is related to technical, social, and moral issues in a society Multi-disciplinary team of authors illustrates the complexity of food security more...

  • Hochwasser-Handbuchby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    Hochwasser verursacht jedes Jahr Sachschäden in Milliardenhöhe. Das Handbuch bietet die notwendigen Informationen, wenn es darum geht, die richtigen Maßnahmen zur Verbesserung des Hochwasserschutzes zu finden. Lösungsansätze und Berechnungsbeispiele liefert ein Autorenteam aus hochkarätigen Wissenschaftlern und Praktikern. In der Neuauflage finden... more...