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  • Planning and Conflictby Enrico Gualini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By reviewing different perspectives for planners to engage... more...

  • Quartiersforschungby Olaf Schnur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99

    Die Autoren aus verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen und der Praxis zeigen unter den Schwerpunkten ?theoretische Perspektiven auf das Quartier?, ?Prozesse, Steuerung und Governance im Quartierskontext? und ?Quartiere im soziodemographischen Wandel? wichtige Themenfelder einer intensivierten Quartiersforschung auf. more...

  • Remaking the City Street Gridby Fanis Grammenos; G. R. Lovegrove

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Of all the elements of a neighborhood, the pattern of streets and their infrastructure is the most enduring. Given the 20th century's additions to the range of transportation means--trains, subways, buses, trucks, bicycles, motorbikes and cars--all vying for space and effectiveness, a fresh look at the streets is warranted. This book contributes... more...

  • Resilienzby Harald Kegler

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Resilience is a system?s capacity to respond to crises and disruptions and renew itself without being fundamentally altered. The book reflects on a concept of urban development oriented to resilience and describes recent international debates about resilient development. The author identifies places for learning about resilience and presents... more...

  • Sharing the Cityby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this... more...

  • Small Town Planning Handbookby Thomas L. Daniels; John W. Keller; Mark B. Lapping; Katherine Daniels; James Segedy

    American Planning Association 2013; US$ 66.99

    This is the go-to guide for planners in small towns. For decades, The Small Town Planning Handbook has helped small towns and rural communities plan for change. It is a step-by-step guide to drafting and implementing a comprehensive plan through zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations, and capital improvements programs, with sensitivity to... more...

  • StadtLeben - Wohnen, Mobilität und Lebensstilby Klaus J. Beckmann; Markus Hesse; Christian Holz-Rau; Marcel Hunecke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Dieses Buch handelt von den wechselseitigen Zusammenhängen zwischen Wohnstandortwahl und Alltagsmobilität im Kontext des sozialen und stadträumlichen Wandels. Aufbauend auf einem theoriegeleiteten Erklärungsansatz werden empirische Befunde zu zehn Gebieten aus der Region Köln vorgestellt. Grundlegende These ist, dass Personengruppen unterschiedlicher... more...

  • Sustainable Cities in Developing Countriesby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of sustainability. All the key contemporary developments are dealt... 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...

  • Urban Design Managementby Antti Ahlava; Harry Edelman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and the wide knowledge of the participants in a working... more...