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  • The Future of Citiesby Andrew Blowers; Chris Hamnett; Philip Sarre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This collection of readings draws on material from a wide range of sources - from the past and present and from literature and technology - and is concentrated on the areas which seem most relevant to the planning of the future city - what is happening to the city and what we can do about it. The readings have been selected and organised to present... more...

  • The English Town, 1680-1840by Rosemary Sweet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Rosemary Sweet examines society and culture in English towns in an age of transition. Her authoritative study includes smaller communities as well as the larger industrialising towns and she describes the realities of urban life in an era of change - looking at concerns such as social class, manners, religion, entertainment, and the resilience of provincial... more...

  • Planning Small and Mid-Sized Townsby Avi Friedman

    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...

  • Institutional Lifeby Neil L. Shumsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Historic Cities of the Islamic Worldby Clifford Edmund Bosworth

    BRILL 2007; US$ 264.00

    This book contains articles on historic cities of the Islamic world, ranging from West Africa to Malaysia, which over the centuries have been centres of culture and learning and of economic and commercial life, and which have contributed much to the consolidation of Islam as a faith and as a social and political institution. The articles have been... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    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...

  • Shapers of Urban Formby Peter J. Larkham; Michael P. Conzen

    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...

  • Global Suburbsby Lawrence Herzog

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro offers a critical new perspective on the emerging phenomenon of the global suburb in the western hemisphere. American suburban sprawl has created a giant human habitat stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and from Mexico to Brazil, presented here in a clear and comprehensive style... more...

  • Großprojekte der Stadtentwicklung in der Jan Stöß

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 78.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Die städtebauliche Entwicklungsmaßnahme war in den 90er Jahren der große Hoffnungsträger der kommunalen Baulandmobilisierung. In dieser Phase gingen viele Gemeinden unter dem Eindruck der Wohnungsnot Ende der achtziger Jahre und den Wachstumserwartungen in Folge der Vereinigung von einem dauerhaft erhöhten Bedarf an Wohnungen, Gewerbeflächen... more...

  • Die erschöpfte Gesellschaftby Stephan Grünewald

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 19.01

    Die Deutschen stehen unter Druck: Ihnen wird immer mehr Leistung, immer höhere Effizienz abverlangt. Im Alltag hetzen sie von einem Termin zum nächsten, ihr Berufs- und Privatleben ist mit ständig neuen Anforderungen überfrachtet. Permanent perfekt zu funktionieren ist das oberste Gebot. Zugleich erscheint vielen Menschen angesichts täglicher Krisen-... more...