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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 61.47
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating todays 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50
After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set a high water-mark in the visible success of the city, while its influence and soft power increased in the global systems of trade, capital, culture, knowledge, and communications.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary planning. As an alternative approach for rethinking... more...