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  • Nach dem Schrumpfenby Ralph Richter

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 49.85

    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...

  • Place-making and Urban Developmentby Pier Carlo Palermo; Davide Ponzini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that place-making could be an innovative and potentially autonomous... more...

  • Urban, Regional and National Planning (UNRENAP)by T. Hasegawa; K. Inoue

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Urban, Regional and National Planning (UNRENAP): Environmental Aspects contains the proceedings of a Workshop on Urban, Regional and National Planning held in Kyoto, Japan, on August 5-6, 1977 under the auspices of the International Federation of Automatic Control. The workshop provided an opportunity to address the environmental aspects of urban,... more...

  • Pragmatische Visionäreby Barbara Schönig

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 41.53

    Leitbilder stadtregionaler Planung wurden in den USA erheblich durch zivilgesellschaftliches Engagement geprägt. Diesen Akteuren gelingt es jedoch nur punktuell, die fehlende staatliche Steuerung räumlicher Entwicklung in den Metropolregionen zu kompensieren, um so Zersiedelung und sozioökonomischer Polarisierung entgegenzuwirken. Barbara Schönig untersucht... more...

  • OECD Urban Policy Reviews, Poland 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 67.00

    This comprehensive review of urban policy in Poland looks at the urban system and the challenges it faces, national policies for urban development in Poland, and adapting governance for a national urban policy agenda. more...

  • Beijing Recordby Jun Wang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00

    In 2003, the Chinese Xinhua News Agency journalist Wang Jun published the bestseller "Beijing Record", the result of ten years of research on the urban transformation of Beijing in the last fifty years. Home to more than 15 million people, this ancient capital city - not surprisingly - has a controversial, complicated history of planning... more...

  • urbanRESETby Angelus Eisinger; Jörg Seifert

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.95

    In recent years and decades, dealing with the architectural legacy of the industrial age has been an increasingly common task for urban planning: industrial buildings and sites, infrastructure, and residential areas that have become vacant lots as a result of structural transformation cannot, if only because of their dimensions, be ignored within the... more...

  • Taming Technologyby H. Koerten

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 94.00

    It is often assumed that innovative technology is an essential resource for the establishment of an information infrastructure. This study on geoinformation infrastructures convincingly demonstrates that technology is an important and far more complex factor than much geoinformation practitioners want us to believe. Three Dutch cases were studied,... more...

  • Weekly epidemiological Record Vol. 88 No. 15 2013by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 6.00

    For more than eight decades the Weekly Epidemiological Record has served as an essential instrument for the collation and dissemination of epidemiological data useful in disease surveillance on a global level. Priority is given to diseases or risk factors known to threaten international health. more...