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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Building Rulesby Kee Warner; Harvey Molotch

    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...

  • Cityscapingby Therese Fuhrer; Felix Mundt; Jan Stenger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    These papers investigate the representation, symbolism and discursive functions of urban space. The focus is on texts in which Rome and other ancient cities play a prominent role. Continuities and interruptions in the history of ?cityscaping? are revealed by drawing on modern classics of writing the city. Contributions from the fields... more...

  • The Making of a World Cityby Greg Clark

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

      After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set a high water-mark in the visible success of the city, while its influence and soft power increased in the global systems of trade, capital, culture, knowledge, and communications.... more...

  • Urban Planning Practice In Developing Countriesby J.L. Taylor; D.G. Williams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Focuses on the key issues of urban planning practice in Asia's developing countries by describing and appraising a selection of the most significant planning studies or projects carried out in the last 20 years. These case studies have been specially written so that the emphasis is on planning practice and form the major part of the book. The editors... more...

  • Critical Readings in Planning Theoryby Chris Paris

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 27: Critical Readings in Planning Theory presents a critical perspective on urban and regional planning. This book provides an understanding of various theoretical perspectives on planning. Organized into five parts encompassing 19 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the economic and social theory... more...

  • Citizen Participation in Planningby M. Fagence

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The author's aim has been to draw together the threads of political and social science and of sub-specialisms within those broad areas of study and to interpret them in the context of urban and regional planning. Consideration is given to various interpretations of decision making in a democracy, to 'representation' and the public interest, to the... more...

  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    Jovis Berlin 2015; US$ 20.03

    Neben hochrangigen Wissenschaftlern haben auch ambitionierte junge Forscher zu dem deutschen Forschungsprogramm zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung der Megastädte von morgen beigetragen. Dieser Band enthält eine kleine, aber exemplarische Auswahl ihrer wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, die allesamt mit dem Young Researchers? Award des Programms von 2013 ausgezeichnet... more...

  • Planning and Conflictby Enrico Gualini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons behind, and models the shape of conflicts around urban developments 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 creating a model for planners to engage conflicts,... more...