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  • Urban Renaissanceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 68.00

    Belfast is at a turning point in its history. If it is to succeed as the peace process advances, the achievements of past urban regeneration efforts need to be evaluated in order to set in place effective policies and strategies for the future. Beginning with environmental priorities, Laganside Corporation, a limited life public body responsible for... more...

  • Puzzling Neighbourhood Effectsby W. Doff

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    Like other West European countries, the Netherlands are facing a growing uneasiness about its changing demographics. It is within this context that animated discussions concerning immigrant neighbourhoods dominate. The general opinion is that living in such neighbourhoods hinders the 'integration' of immigrants into Dutch society. This book... more...

  • Multimedia Explorations in Urban Policy and Planningby Leonie Sandercock; Giovanni Attili

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    The book is a collection of essays exploring the potential of multimedia to enrich and transform the planning field. By multimedia the authors refer to a broad range of new information and communication technologies (from film and video to digital ethnography and the internet), which are opening up new possibilities in planning practices, processes,... more...

  • Sustainable and Resilient Communitiesby Stephen J. Coyle; André Duany; s

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    The ultimate step-by-step action plan guidebook for making communities resilient, resourceful, and healthy Many of today's communities face an unprecedented struggle to adapt and maintain their environmental, economic, and social well-being in an era beleaguered by fiscal constraints, uncertainty about energy prices and supplies, rapid demographic... more...

  • Smart Citiesby Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften acatech

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.99

    Seit 2007 wohnt erstmals mehr als die H lfte der Menschheit in Ballungsr umen, im Jahr 2030 werden es 60 Prozent sein. Mit der weltweiten Urbanisierung w chst der Bedarf an vernetzten Technologien. Deutschland hat gute Chancen, sich als f hrender Anbieter solcher Smarter Technologien zu etablieren wenn daf r die Rahmenbedingungen geschaffen werden.... more...

  • Zukunftsfähige betriebliche Gesundheitspolitikby Bertelsmann Stiftung; Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 12.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Nur eine hohe Wirtschaftsleistung sichert Lebensqualität und Wohlstand in Deutschland. Bleiben die sozialen und humanen Anforderungen der Arbeitswelt jedoch im Rahmen der betrieblichen Gesundheitspolitik unberücksichtigt, muss mit einer Verschlechterung von Gesundheit und Leistungskraft der Erwerbstätigen gerechnet werden. Um das... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Urban Designby Catherin Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Unprecedented in its scope, Cross-Cultural Urban Design explores how urban design has responded to recent trends towards global standardization. Following analysis of its practice in the local domain, the book looks at how urban planning and design should be repositioned for the future. more...

  • Urban Planning For Dummiesby Jordan Yin; W. Paul Farmer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99

    How to create the world's new urban future With the majority of the world's population shifting to urban centres, urban planning—the practice of land-use and transportation planning to help shape cities structurally, economically, and socially—has become an increasingly vital profession. In Urban Planning For Dummies , readers will get... more...

  • Urban and Regional Data Managementby Sisi Zlatanova; Hugo Ledoux; Elfriede M. Fendel; Massimo Rumor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 154.95

    Human activities as well as various natural phenomena change the environment and impact on the quality of life. Analysis of those dynamics is required for a better understanding of urban modifications, and to facilitate urban growth and development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition. Through the years a variety... more...

  • The Power of Ideasby Douglas R. Porter; Paul Goldberger; Terry Lassar

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99

    This book profiles five fascinating visionaries who exemplify outstanding leadership, a passion for their work, cutting-edge ideas, and a commitment to quality. All winners of the prestigious J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, they include Joseph Riley, mayor of Charleston, South Carolina; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Gerald... more...