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  • Städtische Transformationsprozesse in Mittel- und Osteuropaby Anja Erdmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Städtische Transformationsprozesse sind in den mittel- und osteuropäischen Ländern mit tiefgreifenden sozialen und räumlichen Veränderungen verbunden. Die Entwicklungsverläufe vieler Städte werden zudem verstärkt durch die zunehmende Globalisierung, den demographischen Wandel sowie durch Auswirkungen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise geprägt. Vor diesem... more...

  • Urban Spacesby James Jennings; Julia S. Jordan-Zachery; June Manning Thomas; James DeFilippis; Robert Fisher; Kim Geron; James Jennings; Michael Liu; June Manning Thomas; David McBride; Don Mitchell; Tony Roshan Samara; Eric Shragge; Robert W. Smith

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99

    Urban Spaces is an interdisciplinary reader focusing on community-based versus corporate-based political and ideological struggles over the utilization of urban land and spaces. more...

  • Ökologische Quartierserneuerungby Betül Bretschneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    ?Die Studie untersucht eine im Rahmen des Wiener Stadterneuerungsprogramms aufzuwertende Erdgeschosszone der grunderzeitlichen Stadt, anhand aktueller stadtebaulicher Sanierungsvorhaben in Wien aber auch in Berlin und Leipzig: Welche Parameter und Maßnahmen stehen bei der nachhaltigen Umstrukturierung eines grunderzeitlichen Viertels mit seinen Straßenraumen,... 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...

  • Cross-Cultural Urban Designby Catherin Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Unprecedented in its scope, Cross-Cultural Urban Design: Global or Local Practice? explores how urban design has responded to recent trends towards global standardisation. Following analysis of its practice in the local domain, the book looks at how urban planning and design should be repositioned for the future. It looks at: population... more...

  • The Urban Masterplanning Handbookby Eric Firley; Katharina Groen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00

    A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have... more...

  • Building the Ecological Cityby R R White

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 255.00

    If the modern city is a monument to anything, it is a monument to man's inefficiency. Our cities are plagued by problems of congestion, waste, and pollution that deplete natural resources, damage the environment and reduce the quality of life of citizens. The irony is, as this fascinating new study shows, that it doesn't have to be like this. Building... more...

  • Concise Townscapeby Gordon Cullen

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...