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  • Design for Diversityby Emily Talen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The city is more than just a sum of its buildings; it is the sum of its communities. The most successful urban communities are very often those that are the most diverse ? in terms of income, age, family structure and ethnicity ? and yet poor urban design and planning can stifle the very diversity that makes communities successful. Just as poor urban... more...

  • Durchsetzungsprozesse in der Stadtentwicklungspolitikby Peter Dietrich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available

    Bettina Lelong analysiert anhand der politischen Durchsetzung der städtebaulichen Großprojekte HafenCity (Hamburg) und Kop van Zuid (Rotterdam), welche Bedingungen den Handlungsspielraum der beteiligten Akteure beeinflussen. Mit einer netzwerktheoretisch fundierten Vierebenenanalyse ermittelt sie Erklärungsansätze für das durchsetzungsfähige kollektive... more...

  • From Intelligent to Smart Citiesby Mark Deakin; Husam Al Waer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book brings together papers from leading international experts... more...

  • Future cities and urban SCMby Beverly Wagner; Gary Graham

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    Interest in the role that urban supply chain management can play in the future planning of cities, has accelerated with the rapid advance of the digital economy and the rise in popularity of smart city designs. The "smart city" concept can be used to link wider social concerns around inclusiveness, resilience, good governance, long-term sustainability... more...

  • 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...

  • Housing and Belonging in Latin Americaby Christien Klaufus; Arij Ouweneel

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    The intricacies of living in contemporary Latin American cities include cases of both empowerment and restriction. In Lima, residents built their own homes and formed community organizations, while in Rio de Janeiro inhabitants of the favelas needed to be "pacified" in anticipation of international sporting events. Aspirations to "get ahead in life"... more...

  • Instruments of Planningby Rebecca Leshinsky; Crystal Legacy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning?s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own jurisdictional needs, Instruments of Planning is a compendium... more...

  • Joseph W. Young, Jr., and the City Beautifulby Joan Mickelson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    Joseph W. Young, Jr., was acknowledged as one of the five or six major city builders in boomtime Florida. From practically nothing in 1920 he created Hollywood By-the-Sea with an elegant Beaux Arts plan of circles and lakes, calling it a "City Beautiful," an ideal first propounded by Daniel Burnham of Chicago. Young had a rare talent for... more...

  • Kommunalwirtschaftby Michael Schäfer; Ines Zenke; Mario Stoffels; Falk Schäfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Kommunalwirtschaft ist integraler Bestandteil der Gesamtwirtschaft. In diesem Buch wird der Gegenstand erstmals in große ökonomische und gesellschaftspolitische Zusammenhänge eingeordnet. Gezeigt werden vielfältige Ansätze, das Thema Kommunalwirtschaft in enger Kooperation verschiedenster Wissensdisziplinen zu bearbeiten. Der Autor widmet sich Themen... more...