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- Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99
This book profiles five fascinating visionaries who exemplify outstanding leadership, a passion for their work, cutting-edge ideas, and a commitment to quality. All winners of the prestigious J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, they include Joseph Riley, mayor of Charleston, South Carolina; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Gerald... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities ? that is to create the conditions of continuous learning and innovation ? this book argues that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
When a city wins the right to hold the Olympics, one of the oft cited advantages to the region is the catalytic effect upon the urban and transport projects of the host cities. However, with unparalleled access to documents and records, Eva Kassens-Noor questions and challenges this fundamental assertion of host cities who claim to have used the Olympic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Discussing some of the most vexing criticism of communicative planning theory (CPT), this book goes on to suggest how theorists and planners can respond to it. Looking at issues of power, politics and ethics in relation to planning, this book is for both critics and advocates of CPT, with lessons for all. With severe criticisms being raised... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 52.00
Kleinstädte spielen eine entscheidende Rolle innerhalb regionaler Wirtschaftssysteme. Die Autoren veranschaulichen, wie diese die Herausforderung einer globalisierten Welt annehmen können, und stellen beispielhaft Bewegungen vor, die örtliche Kulturen, Traditionen, Identitäten und Nachhaltigkeit effektiv zu fördern wissen. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book pioneered the concept of townscape. 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment. It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look like. more...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 54.00
Recognising both the complexity of skills policies and the potential for peer learning, the OECD has developed a global Skills Strategy that helps countries to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their national skills systems, benchmark them internationally, and develop policies that can transform better skills into better jobs, economic growth... more...
- Urban Land Institute 1998; US$ 18.99
Author Bill Hudnut draws on his past experience as mayor of Indianapolis to describe his vision for dealing with diversity, encouraging sustainable development, finding alternatives to sprawl, managing technological change, regional collaboration, improving government efficiency, and more. more...
- 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...