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  • Low Carbon Citiesby Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities?... more...

  • Main Street Revisitedby Richard V. Francaviglia; Wayne Franklin

    University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 24.00

    As an archetype for an entire class of places, Main Street has become one of America's most popular and idealized images. In Main Street Revisited, the first book to place the design of small downtowns in spatial and chronological context, Richard Francaviglia finds the sources of romanticized images of this archetype, including Walt Disney's Main... more...

  • Meeting Places of Transformationby Thomas Borén

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    What happened to the urban spaces of everyday life when the Soviet Union collapsed? And how may this change be understood? Based on long-term qualitative fieldwork in post-Soviet Russia, this study draws upon time-geographic, social and semiotic theory to formulate a model of how urban space is formed. Mirrored through the case of Ligovo/Uritsk, a... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in Americaby Prof Dr Don Phares; Professor Donald F Norris

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in local government, and in particular local government autonomy,... more...

  • Multiple Cityby Sophie Wolfrum; Winfried Nerdinger

    Jovis Berlin 2014; US$ 19.86

    Von der Gartenstadt bis zum Mythos Megacity: MULTIPLE CITY reflektiert aktuelle urbane Entwicklungen im Spiegel zentraler Stadtkonzepte der letzten 100 Jahre und untersucht, wie sich multiple Erscheinungsformen, parallele Strategien und gegenläufige Entwicklungen ins Gesicht der Stadt eingeschrieben haben. Denn urbanistische Diskurse, auch vorübergehende,... more...

  • My Los Angelesby Edward W. Soja

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    At once informative and entertaining, inspiring and challenging, My Los Angeles provides a deep understanding of urban development and change over the past forty years in Los Angeles and other city regions of the world. Once the least dense American metropolis, Los Angeles is now the country?s densest urbanized area and one of the most culturally... more...

  • Now Urbanismby Jeffrey Hou; Benjamin Spencer; Thaisa Way; Ken Yocom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary planning. As an alternative approach for rethinking... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Central and Southern Denmark 2012by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 63.00

    This book examines regional innovation in central and southern Denmark, looking at its role in the economy, its governance and policy context and regional strategies for innovation driven growth. more...

  • The Physical Cityby Neil L. Shumsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

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

  • Place Managementby Cathy Parker; John Byrom; Simon Quin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is the inaugural issue of the Journal of Place Management and Development. The journal has been launched to further our understanding of places – it is the official journal of the Institute of Place Management which exists to support those involved in the important task of making places better. This ebook sets out to collect definitions... more...