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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Liner Ship Fleet Planningby Tingsong Wang; Shuaian Wang; Qiang Meng

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 125.00

    Liner Ship Fleet Planning: Models and Algorithms systematically introduces the latest research on modeling and optimization for liner ship fleet planning with demand uncertainty. Container shipping companies have struggled since the financial crisis of 2007-2008, making it critical for them to make informed decisions about their fleet planning and... more...

  • City on the Vergeby Mark Pendergrast

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 40.00

    Atlanta is on the verge of tremendous rebirth-or inexorable decline. A kind of Petri dish for cities struggling to reinvent themselves, Atlanta has the highest income inequality in the country, gridlocked highways, suburban sprawl, and a history of racial injustice. Yet it is also an energetic, brash young city that prides itself on pragmatic solutions.... more...

  • Evaluating British Urban Policyby Suet Ying Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since the Conservative government of the late 70s introduced its stringent spending policy, a 'value for money' ideology has dictated most new approaches to policy management. As a result, monitoring and evaluation have become an integral part in the policy process. Focusing on the experience of British Urban Policy, this book examines the theoretical... more...

  • Explorations in Urban Designby Matthew Carmona

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within the study and practice of urban design, this book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach, which is of direct importance to understanding the urban forms, conditions, practices and processes. It enthuses and inspires users who are grappling with urban design research... more...

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environmentby Albena Yaneva; Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 109.95

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design practice. Abandoning the modernist idea of nature as being... more...

  • Connectionsby Jean Hillier; Jonathan Metzger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    The professional practice as well as the academic discipline of planning has been fundamentally re-invented all over the world in recent decades. In this astonishing transition, the thinking and scholarship of Patsy Healey appears as a constantly recurring influence and inspiration around the globe. The purpose of this book is to present, discuss... more...

  • Building Transatlantic Italyby Paolo Scrivano

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    At the end of the Second World War, America?s newly acquired status of hegemonic power- together with the launch of ambitious international programs such as the Marshall Plan- significantly altered existing transatlantic relations. In this context, Italian and American architectural cultures developed a fragile dialogue characterized by successful... more...

  • The Greening of London, 1920?2000by Matti O. Hannikainen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The long-term development of public green spaces such as parks, public gardens, and recreation grounds in London during the twentieth century is a curiously neglected subject, despite the fact that various kinds of green spaces cover huge areas in cities in the UK today. This book explores how and why public green spaces have been created and used... more...

  • Urban Planning for Disaster Recoveryby Alan March; Maria Kornakova

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery focuses on disaster recovery from the perspective of urban planning, an underutilized tactic that can significantly reduce disaster risks. The book examines disaster risk reduction (DRR), in particular, the recovery stage of what is widely known as the disaster cycle. The theoretical underpinning of the book... more...

  • Deconstructing the High Lineby Christoph Lindner; Brian Rosa; Tom Baker; Julian Brash; Phil Birge-Liberman; James Corner; Scott Larson; Christoph Lindner; Kevin Loughran; Nate Millington; Darren Patrick; Brian Rosa; Danya Sherman; Alan Smart; Daan Wesselman

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 28.95

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is a new ?hot? iconic landmark, but is it a model of urban revitalization or a bellwether of gentrification? A diverse group, including planners and architects directly involved in its design, assess it critically, exploring its aesthetic, economic, ecological,... more...