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  • Low Carbon Citiesby Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities?... more...

  • City of Liesby Ramita Navai

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99

    Rich, absorbing, and exotic— City of Lies travels up and down Vali Asr Street, Tehran?s pulsing thoroughfare, from the lavish shopping malls of Tajrish through the smog that lingers over the alleyways and bazaars of the city?s southern districts. Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the... more...

  • Incomplete Streetsby Stephen Zavestoski; Julian Agyeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The ?Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more... more...

  • The Age of Intelligent Citiesby Nicos Komninos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and collaborative problem-solving. In this final book,... more...

  • Bootstrap New Urbanismby Joseph A. Rodriguez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Joseph Rodriguez critically examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken by both the government and people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bootstrap New Urbanism uncovers a practice with implications for urban history, architectural history, planning history, environmental design, ethnic studies, and urban politics. ... more...

  • Research Methods in Spatial and Regional Planningby Elisabete A. Silva; Patsy Healey; Neil Harris; Pieter Van den Broeck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics and educators, all recognized authorities in the field,... more...

  • Jakarta, Drawing the City Nearby AbdouMaliq Simone

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 81.00

    Jakarta, a city rife with disparities like many cities in the Global South, is undergoing rapid change. Alongside its megastructures, high-rise residential buildings, and franchised convenience stores, Jakarta?s massive slums and off-hour street markets foster an unsettled urban population surviving in difficult conditions. But where does the vast... more...

  • Civil Engineering and Urban Planning IIIby Kouros Mohammadian; Konstadinos G. Goulias; Elif Cicek; Jieh-Jiuh Wang; Chrysanthos Maraveas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 219.00

    Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III addresses civil engineering and urban planning issues associated with transportation and the environment. The contributions not only highlight current practices in these areas, but also pay attention to future research and applications, and provide an overview of the progress made in a wide variety of topics... more...

  • Smart Rules for Smart Citiesby Eleonora Riva Sanseverino; Raffaella Riva Sanseverino; Valentina Vaccaro; Gaetano Zizzo

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book explores the new rules and codes that are required in order to foster the implementation of smart city technologies with a view to meeting the environmental and energy challenges posed by dynamic contemporary cities with increasing populations. In particular, it proposes a methodological approach suitable for use when devising a smart urban/building... more...

  • Botswana: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Releaseby International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    KEY ISSUES Setting: The seeds of good governance and prudent macroeconomic and natural resources management planted by the Botswana authorities paid off with an impressive increase in the GDP per capita during the last three decades. However, as in many other small middle-income countries (SMICs) in the region, trend growth has softened in recent... more...