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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Rapid regeneration of city areas has placed the quality of urban design high on public and policy agendas worldwide. Planning for Urban Quality examines the achievement of quality in the urban environment, in a planning context. Tracing urban design from its roots, the authors draw on both historical and current practices to examine the key physical,... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99
Urban and suburban growth is a burning local issue for communities across the United States and many other parts of the world. Concerns include protecting habitats, high costs of infrastructure, social inequalities, traffic congestion and more intangible worries about ?quality of life.? Citizens pressure public officials to intensify development regulations,... more...
- De Gruyter 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 planning... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99
Community Planning is an introductory, interdisciplinary, planning textbook. This 'working' text uses an integrated text and lab manual approach, where theoretical concepts are integrated with practical applications and case studies. more...
- American Planning Association 2013; US$ 58.99
Philip L. Walker, an experienced downtown-planning consultant, offers practical tips for preserving a sense of place, improving fiscal efficiency, and enhancing quality of life in Downtown Planning for Smaller and Midsized Communities. Planners and revitalization officials will learn how to address physical components of the downtown, as well as economic... more...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Using a philosophical and psychoanalytical approach, this book critically examines expert knowledge within architecture and urban planning. Its point of departure is the 'the gap' between visions and realities, intentions and outcomes in planning, with particular focus on projects in Sweden that try to create an 'urban atmosphere'.... more...
- De Gruyter 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...