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  • Colonial Urban Developmentby Anthony D. King

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The Study focuses on the social and, more especially, the cultural processes governing colonial urban development and develops a theory and methodology to do this. The author demonstrates how the physical and spatial arrangements characterizing urban development are unique products of a particular society, to be understood only in terms of its values,... more...

  • Joseph W. Young, Jr., and the City Beautifulby Joan Mickelson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    Joseph W. Young, Jr., was acknowledged as one of the five or six major city builders in boomtime Florida. From practically nothing in 1920 he created Hollywood By-the-Sea with an elegant Beaux Arts plan of circles and lakes, calling it a "City Beautiful," an ideal first propounded by Daniel Burnham of Chicago. Young had a rare talent for... more...

  • Small Town Sustainabilityby Paul Knox; Heike Mayer

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 42.00

    In an age where the globalization process is threatening the uniqueness and vitality of small towns, and where most urban planning discourse is directed at topics such as metropol-regions or mega-regions and world cities, the authors here emphasize the need to critically reflect on the potential of small towns. The second edition is expanded to cover... more...

  • The collaborating planner?by Ben Clifford; Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This new book aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great Britain. more...

  • Urban and Regional Data Managementby Claire Ellul; Sisi Zlatanova; Massimo Rumor; Robert Laurini

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.00

    The Urban Data Management Society has organised international symposia at various locations throughout Europe since 1971, and UDMS 2013 marks its second visit to London. From its outset, UDMS has highlighted changes and trends in urban data and urban data management. However, the rate of emergence of new data and new technologies has never been as... more...

  • Third World Urbanizationby J. Abu-Lughod; R. Jr Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

     This book was first published in 1977. more...

  • Planning Support Systems for Sustainable Urban Developmentby Stan Geertman; Fred Toppen; John Stillwell

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    This book collects a selection of the best articles presented at the CUPUM (Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management) conference, held in the second week of July 2013 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The articles included were selected by external reviewers using a double blind process. more...

  • Applied Urban Analysisby Ian Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • What Planners Doby Charles Hoch

    American Planning Association 2013; US$ 53.99

    What do planners do? To find out, Hoch interviewed 29 practicing planners and observed how they interacted with staff, citizens, and public officials. In ?What Planners Do ?, he tells their stories. The most effective planners have more than just technical skills. They also possess political and organizational savvy. You'll learn how planners employ... more...

  • Village Housing in the Tropicsby Jane Drew; Maxwell Fry; Harry L Ford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled ?the tropics? and were often European colonies, or countries that had recently won their independence.... more...