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  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    In addition to senior scientists, who have summarised their main results in the five volumes of the Future Megacities Book Series, ambitious young researchers have also contributed substantially to the German research programme on sustainable development of future megacities. The authors included in this volume were awarded the research programme's... more...

  • Racial Politics And Urban Planningby Robert A. Catlin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    When Richard G. Hatcher became the first black mayor of Gary, Indiana in 1967, the response of Gary's white businessmen was to move the entire downtown to the suburbs, thereby weakening the city core. Meanwhile, white business and institutional leaders in Atlanta, Detroit, and Newark worked with black mayors heading those majority-black cities to... more...

  • The Organic Cityby Patricia Mooney Melvin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    During the late nineteenth century rapid social and economic changes negated the prevailing conception of the city as a uniform whole. Confronted with this disparity between the old urban definition and the new city of the late nineteenth century, social thinkers searched for a new concept that would correspond more closely to the divided urban community... more...

  • Planning the Great Metropolisby David A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    As the Regional Plan Association embarks on a Fourth Regional Plan, there can be no better time for a paperback edition of David Johnson?s critically acclaimed assessment of the 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. As he says in his preface to this edition, the questions faced by the regional planners of today are little changed from those... more...

  • Platzatlasby Sophie Wolfrum

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 112.00

    The question of spatial composition and user quality of sites arises in every urban design concept or intervention in urban public spaces. Platzatlas is the first wide-ranging reference work in which the design and proportions of urban squaresare compared and studied. Seventy European public squares are presented systematically in as-built... more...

  • Cities in the Technology Economyby Darrene Hackler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Recognizing the pivotal role that local governments play in the high-tech economy, this book examines the effect of technology industries and infrastructures on cities and the local policy actions required for effective response to these challenges. Filled with fresh information and practical advice, "Cities in the Technology Economy" provides a thorough... more...

  • Place-making and Urban Developmentby Pier Carlo Palermo; Davide Ponzini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that place-making could be an innovative and potentially autonomous... more...

  • Die Regelungskompetenzen der Länder für die Raumordnung nach der Föderalismusreformby Alexander Petschulat

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 62.44

    Durch die Föderalismusreform wurde die Rahmengesetzgebung als Kompetenzart aus der Verfassung entfernt und die ihr unterstellte Raumordnung in die konkurrierende Gesetzgebung nach Art. 72 Abs. 1 GG überführt. Als Ausgleich wurde ein Abweichungsvorbehalt zugunsten der Länder eingefügt. Die Untersuchung befasst sich mit den geltenden Regelungskompetenzen... more...

  • Cities and Private Planningby D. E. Andersson; S. Moroni

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Through comprehensive case studies of privately planned cities and neighbourhood in Asia, Europe and North America, this book characterizes the theoretical basis and empirical manifestations of private urban planning. In this innovative volume, Andersson and Moroni develop an understudied aspect of urban planning and re-evaluate conceptions of our... more...

  • Emergent Urbanismby Tigran Haas; Krister Olsson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating today’s urban planning and urban design discourse, arguing that urban planning and design not only results from deliberate planning and design measures, but how these combine with infrastructure planning, and derive... more...