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  • 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...

  • Cross-Cultural Urban Designby Catherin Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

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

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

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 9.80

    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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99

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

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

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Introduction, S. Zlatanova, H. Ledoux, E.M. Fendel & M. Rumor Part I: 3D modelling and applications Modelling and validation of 3D cadastral objects, R.J. Thompson & P.J.M. van Oosterom An opportunity analysis on the future role of BIMs in urban data management, U. Isikdag, S. Zlatanova & J. Underwood Towards a 3D geographic information... 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...

  • Beyond Smart Citiesby Tim Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities ? that is to create the conditions of continuous learning and innovation ? this book argues that... more...

  • Planning Olympic Legaciesby Eva Kassens-Noor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    When a city wins the right to hold the Olympics, one of the oft cited advantages to the region is the catalytic effect upon the urban and transport projects of the host cities. However, with unparalleled access to documents and records, Eva Kassens-Noor questions and challenges this fundamental assertion of host cities who claim to have used the Olympic... more...

  • Reviving Critical Planning Theoryby Tore Øivin Sager

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Discussing some of the most vexing criticism of communicative planning theory (CPT), this book goes on to suggest how theorists and planners can respond to it. Looking at issues of power, politics and ethics in relation to planning, this book is for both critics and advocates of CPT, with lessons for all.  With severe criticisms being raised... more...

  • Small Town Sustainabilityby Paul Knox; Heike Mayer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 52.00

    Kleinstädte spielen eine entscheidende Rolle innerhalb regionaler Wirtschaftssysteme. Die Autorenveranschaulichen, wie diesedie Herausforderung einer globalisierten Welt annehmen können, und stellen beispielhaftBewegungen vor, die örtliche Kulturen, Traditionen, Identitäten und Nachhaltigkeit effektiv zu fördern wissen. more...