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  • Nach dem Schrumpfenby Ralph Richter

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 45.42

    Jede Stadt besitzt endogene Potenziale, die verhindern, dass sich städtische Schrumpfung ungebremst fortsetzt und zum Exodus führt. Ausgesprochen wirksame Ressourcen sind die emotionalen Ortsbindungen der Bewohnerinnen und Bewohner. Als retardierende Elemente schaffen sie schrumpfenden Städten und ihren Entscheidungsträgern Handlungsspielräume. Für... more...

  • Nachhaltige Stadtplanungby Helmut Bott; Gregor Grassi

    DETAIL 2013; US$ 102.00

    The issue of sustainability has long since arrived in the world of city and spatial planning. In this broad overview of the field of sustainable city planning, a focus is placed on mixed-use city neighborhoods that include residences, services, and commercial areas. A presentation of different strategies along with planning tools round... more...

  • How Cities Workby Barrie Needham

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    How Cities Work: An Introduction discusses how cities work and compares methods used in understanding the cities. Organized into five parts, this book begins by elucidating the interactions between city and its region, as well as between people and facilities. Subsequent part explains how the interactions of activities, people, and buildings cause... more...

  • A Study of Growth and Declineby Leo van den Berg; Roy Drewett; Leo H. Klaassen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Urban Europe: A Study of Growth and Decline, Volume 1 contains the result of the first stage of the CURB project. The general aim of the CURB project is to study the financing of urban systems and to evaluate the costs associated with urban change. Organized into three parts, this book contains the initial conceptual framework that incorporates some... more...

  • Resources and Planningby Brian Goodall; Andrew Kirby; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Resources and Planning focuses on the trends, approaches, techniques, and emergence of new concepts in geography, as well as the use of models in planning endeavors. The selection first offers information on planning education and practice, including systems models and inner cities dilemma. The book also examines planning processes and mathematical... more...

  • New Trends in Urban Planningby Dan Soen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    New Trends in Urban Planning: Studies in Housing, Urban Design and Planning presents the trends in urban planning with a wide array of theory and practice in various countries. This book deals with the overall problems facing urban planners in their striving at an enhanced quality of life in human settlements. Organized into seven panels encompassing... more...

  • Models in Planningby C. Lee

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Models in Planning: An Introduction to the Use of Quantitative Models in Planning discusses the fundamental concepts in the techniques employed in the construction urban and regional models. The book emphasizes understanding of the models rather than the mathematical aspects of model construction. The text first details the role of models in the planning... more...

  • Policy in Urban Planningby William Solesbury

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Policy in Urban Planning: Structure Plans, Programmes and Local Plans provides an overview of the policy in urban planning. The title details the different policy statements available in expressing urban planning policy. The first part of the text talks about the need for policy; this part tackles activities, resources, and change, along with the... more...

  • Taming the Megalopolisby Lauchlin Currie

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Taming the Megalopolis: A Design for Urban Growth discusses several issues in urban policy. The title aims to stimulate readers into contemplating perspectives and approaches in tackling problems in urban policy. The text first covers urban problems. The selection discusses the frame of reference; factors molding urban design; characteristics of... more...

  • Futures for a Declining Cityby Katharine L. Bradbury; Anthony Downs; Kenneth A. Small; Edwin S. Mills

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Futures for a Declining City: Simulations for the Cleveland Area discusses the processes associated with decrease in urban population or ?urban decline” and other measures of urban size or function. This book describes the case study that analyzes what will happen to a declining metropolitan area and its central city if current trends on urban decline... more...