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  • Children and their Urban Environmentby Claire Freeman; Paul Tranter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.00

    In our fast-changing urban world, the impacts of social and environmental change on children are often overlooked. Children and their Urban Environment examines these impacts in detail, looking at the key activities, spaces and experiences children have and how these can be managed to ensure that children benefit from change. The authors highlight... more...

  • Der neue Bahnhof Vispby Steinmann & Schmid; Herbert Schmid; Jutta Glanzmann

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 38.00

    Das Basler Büro Steinmann & Schmid zählt zu den jungen Schweizer Büros, die sich überregional einen Namen gemacht haben. Die Umgestaltung des Bahnhofsquartiers und der Neubau des Bahnhofs in Visp, der nach der Eröffnung des Lötschberg-Basistunnels 2007 für den Nord-Süd-Verkehr in der Schweiz und in Europa eine zentrale Bedeutung als Hauptverkehrsknotenpunkt... more...

  • Büroprojektentwicklung im Spannungsfeld von Transaktionskosten und stadtplanerischer Interventionby Christoph Meyer zum Alten Borgloh

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 58.86

    Wer entscheidet über Allokation, Art und Maß von Büroimmobilienentwicklungen, und wie können Städte, private Quartiers- und Flächenentwickler die Standortentscheidungen der Projektentwickler und Investoren beeinflussen? Aus der Perspektive der Neuen Institutionenökonomik untersucht Christoph Meyer zum Alten Borgloh die Transaktionen von Büroprojektentwicklungen... more...

  • Migrationsort Quartierby Olaf Schnur; Philipp Zakrzewski; Matthias Drilling

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.42

    ​In einer seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts „in Bewegung geratenen“ Welt sind Entfernungen relativ und Wanderungen zum konstitutiven Element geworden. Im Kontext der Migration stellen sich Fragen nach kultureller Heterogenität, Selbstverortung und Identität – auch und gerade im Quartiersumfeld. Genau darum geht es in diesem Band: Die Beiträge zirkulieren... more...

  • After Slaveryby Howard Temperley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.95

    A collection of essays in which every contributor focuses upon some aspect of slave emancipation with the aim of assessing to what extent the outcome met with expectation. The hopes and disappointments that characterized the transition from slavery to freedom are depicted. more...

  • Routes to Slaveryby David Eltis; David Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. Other papers offer quantitative analysis in the ethnicity of slaves, mortality trends and slaves' reconstruction of their identities. more...

  • Urban Landscape Survey in Italy and the Mediterraneanby F. Vermeulen; Gert-Jan Burgers; Simon Keay; Cristina Corsi

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 39.55

    Field survey has been making a major contribution to our understanding of the rural landscapes of the Mediterranean for nearly forty years. During that time the techniques used to map ancient settlement patterns have grown in sophistication from being a process of simply identifying sites in the landscape, to one which provided nuanced understandings... more...

  • Urbanization in Southeast Asiaby Yap Kioe Sheng; Moe Thuzar

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 59.90

    Urbanization occurs in tandem with development. Countries in Southeast Asia need to build - individually and collectively - the capacity of their cities and towns to promote economic growth and development, to make urban development more sustainable, to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and to ensure that all groups in society share in the development.... more...

  • Extraordinary Citiesby Peter J. Taylor

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Accepting that cities are extraordinary, this book provides an original city-centred narrative of human creativity, past, present and future. In this innovative, ambitious and wide-ranging book, Peter Taylor demonstrates that cities are the epicenters of human advancement. In exploring cities as sites through which economies flourish, by harnessing... more...

  • Cuscoby Ian Farrington

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95

    One person’s lifelong research pursuit is brought to fruition here, in the first major publication on the planning and archaeology of the Inka capital of Cusco. No other book to date has focused so extensively on the oldest existing city in the Americas, the “navel of the world” according to the Inka Empire, a fascinating and complex urban landscape... more...