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City Planning & Urban Development

  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    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...

  • The 'One Planet' Lifeby David Thorpe

    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...

  • (Re)Generating Inclusive Citiesby Dan Zuberi; Ariel Judith Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, Vancouver, New York and Seattle. Infrastructure projects including the High Line and Big Dig are explored alongside... more...

  • The 1996 Zambia National Housing Policyby P. Makasa

    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...

  • The 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Reconstruction and Restorationby Vicente Santiago-Fandiño; Shinji Sato; Norio Maki; Kanako Iuchi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 199.87

    This book covers the restoration and reconstruction process and activities undertaken in Japan in the first five years since the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami – a period widely considered to be the most intensive reconstruction phase within the 10-year restoration plan drawn up by the Japanese Government. The respective chapters explore technical,... more...

  • 24-Hour Citiesby Hugh F. Kelly

    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...

  • The 2nd International Symposium on Rail Transit Comprehensive Development (ISRTCD) Proceedingsby Haishan Xia; Yunan Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 176.35

    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...

  • 50 Years Of Urban Planning In Singaporeby Chye Kiang Heng

    World Scientific 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 27.30

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  • 50 Years of Transportation in Singaporeby Tien Fang Fwa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 27.30

    This unique volume presents the achievements of the land, sea and air transport industry of Singapore in the last 50 years after Singapore gained its independence in 1965. It provides a comprehensive overview of Singapore's progress in transportation from a typical third world system in the 1960s to one that is currently in the top league globally... more...

  • ADA Issuesby Don A. Cozzetto; Helen E. Cozzetto; James M. Banovetz

    International City/ County Management Association 1998; US$ 4.95

    Managing Human Resources: Local Government Cases: ADA Issues describes the challenges associated with implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act in the workplace. more...