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- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 265.00
If the modern city is a monument to anything, it is a monument to man's inefficiency. Our cities are plagued by problems of congestion, waste, and pollution that deplete natural resources, damage the environment and reduce the quality of life of citizens. The irony is, as this fascinating new study shows, that it doesn't have to be like this. Building... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
At once informative and entertaining, inspiring and challenging, My Los Angeles provides a deep understanding of urban development and change over the past forty years in Los Angeles and other city regions of the world. Once the least dense American metropolis, Los Angeles is now the country?s densest urbanized area and one of the most culturally... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.87
The question of composition and spatial qualities arises in every urban design concept or intervention in the spatial structure of urban public squares. How are the essential elements involved: dimension, proportion, alignment, cohesion, accesses, shaping of focus point and of edges like surfaces and materials? How do they contribute to... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 8.92
?Die Studie untersucht eine im Rahmen des Wiener Stadterneuerungsprogramms aufzuwertende Erdgeschosszone der gründerzeitlichen Stadt, anhand aktueller städtebaulicher Sanierungsvorhaben in Wien aber auch in Berlin und Leipzig: Welche Parameter und Maßnahmen stehen bei der nachhaltigen Umstrukturierung eines gründerzeitlichen Viertels mit seinen Straßenräumen,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 24.00
As an archetype for an entire class of places, Main Street has become one of America's most popular and idealized images. In Main Street Revisited, the first book to place the design of small downtowns in spatial and chronological context, Richard Francaviglia finds the sources of romanticized images of this archetype, including Walt Disney's Main... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics and educators, all recognized authorities in the field,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95
Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary planning. As an alternative approach for rethinking... more...