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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00
Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America?s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation?s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban environments for the elite. They are attracting a cross-section of the population from across the U.S. and are preferred destinations for... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 168.47
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 37.75
Die Endlichkeit der Ressourcen unseres Ökosystems und die zunehmende Belastung der Umwelt ist erst unserer Generation bewußt geworden. Diese Erkenntnisse fordern völlig neue konzeptionelle Ansätze und deren Umsetzung zur Gestaltung von Leben und Wirt schaften. Das bisher dominierende eindimensionale Wirtschaften muß daher auf eine Welt mit vernetzten... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99
This book describes a development concept called abulecentrism, which seeks to achieve rapid and sustainable development of a given society by the strategic execution of projects and the provision of critical services at the local community level. more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 20.95
This book is about a new possibility for us together to discover the real basis for a satisfying life. It is a life that becomes possible when we join our neighbors in creating a community that nurtures our family and makes us useful citizens. We are besieged by messages from consumer society telling us that we are insufficient, that we must purchase... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 125.00
Illustrating actual building design solutions that have been created to improve accessibility for disabled patrons and performers, the 'Journey Sequence' outlines the best examples of design innovation produced in response to new and upcoming legislation. A knowledge of how to design for the disabled can be crucial in winning contracts and having... more...