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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00
This book is a collection of essays written by famous theoreticians and academics in the area of urban studies on the transformation process of cities and its socio-economic ramifications. These essays analyze the signs of spatial crisis in metropolises, revealing the contradictory processes of integration and segmentation that characterize the critical... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 10.99
With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: the archistars.? He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 213.40
Despite the promising and exciting possibilities presented by new and fast-developing remote sensing technologies applied to urban areas, there is still a gap perceived between the generally academic and research-focused spectrum of results offered by the ?urban remote sensing? community and the application of these data and products by the local... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for constructive, detailed urban analysis, partly because... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
City-making is an art, not a formula. The skills required to re-enchant the city are far wider than the conventional ones like architecture, engineering and land-use planning. There is no simplistic, ten-point plan, but strong principles can help send good city-making on its way. The vision for 21st century cities must be to be the most imaginative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Winner of the Planning Institute of Australia's 2015 Cutting Edge Research and Teaching Award! Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation?s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires, severe storms, flooding, coastal erosion,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 40.90
Designed for use by academics, students, planning professionals and anyone who takes an interest in the development of cities, this timely book explains the changes that have transformed planning in Australia and reinstates the need for planning based on principles that foreground social inclusion and ecological sustainability. more...