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  • Global Age-friendly Citiesby WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00

    Population ageing and urbanization are two global trends that together comprise major forces shaping the 21st century. At the same time as cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and more is increasing. Older people are a resource for their families, communities and economies in supportive and enabling living environments. WHO regards... more...

  • Guide mondial pour des "villes-amies" des ainésby WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00

    Les deux tendances mondiales que sont le vieillissement demographique et l'urbanisation vont ensemble fortement marquer le XXIeme siecle. L'essor urbain s'accompagne d'une augmentation progressive du nombre des citadins de plus de 60 ans. Les personnes agees constituent une ressource pour leur famille, leur communaute et l'economie... more...

  • Urban Landscape Perspectivesby Giovanni Maciocco

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Urban Landscape Perspectives explores how landscape terminology can be usefully brought into the urban debate. Articles in this book include theoretical reflections on the landscape as an eminently project-like figure. It argues for attention to be drawn to the landscape as the origin of the sense of man??'s home and of the reasons for the city,... more...

  • Place Managementby Cathy Parker; John Byrom; Simon Quin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is the inaugural issue of the Journal of Place Management and Development. The journal has been launched to further our understanding of places – it is the official journal of the Institute of Place Management which exists to support those involved in the important task of making places better. This ebook sets out to collect definitions... more...

  • 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$ 269.00

    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

    STEPHEN COYLE, AIA, LEED AP, founder and principal of Town-Green [www.town-green.com] based in Oakland, California, and cofounder of the National Charrette Institute [www.charretteinstitute.org] and Townworks/DPZ [www.townworks.org], is an architect, urbanist, and community planner. Coyle and his colleagues design and repair landscapes, buildings,... more...

  • Strategieorientierte Planung im kooperativen Staatby Oliver Frey; Jens S. Dangschat; Andrea Breitfuss

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Strategieorientierte Planung erlebt seit den 1990er Jahren eine Wiedergeburt. Die Entwicklung und Umsetzung umfassender strategischer Planungsdokumente und Leitbilder ist vor dem Hintergrund des gegenwärtigen sozialen und ökonomischen Wandels sowie im Zusammenhang mit dem Wandel von Staatlichkeit zu sehen, welcher sich im Konzept des "kooperativen... 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...