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  • Now Urbanismby Jeffrey Hou; Benjamin Spencer; Thaisa Way; Ken Yocom

    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...

  • Städtebauliche Planung in Zeiten leerer Kassenby Willy Spannowsky; Andreas Hofmeister

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 27.72

    Angesichts der nun seit Jahren angespannten Finanzlage in den öffentlichen Haushalten stehen gerade überschuldete Städte und Gemeinden vor großen Herausforderungen, insbesondere wenn es um eine aktive Rolle bei der Entwicklung, Ausarbeitung und Umsetzung kommunaler Ziele und Handlungsfelder geht. In Zeiten leerer Kassen müssen neue Strategien für eine... more...

  • Global Age-friendly Citiesby WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00

    Population ageing and urbanization are two global trends that together comprise major forces shaping the 21st century. At the same time as cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and more is increasing. Older people are a resource for their families, communities and economies in supportive and enabling living environments. WHO regards... more...

  • Guide mondial pour des "villes-amies" des ainésby WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00

    Les deux tendances mondiales que sont le vieillissement demographique et l'urbanisation vont ensemble fortement marquer le XXIeme siecle. L'essor urbain s'accompagne d'une augmentation progressive du nombre des citadins de plus de 60 ans. Les personnes agees constituent une ressource pour leur famille, leur communaute et l'economie... more...

  • Place Managementby Cathy Parker; John Byrom; Simon Quin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is the inaugural issue of the Journal of Place Management and Development. The journal has been launched to further our understanding of places – it is the official journal of the Institute of Place Management which exists to support those involved in the important task of making places better. This ebook sets out to collect definitions... more...

  • Strategic Spatial Projectsby Stijn Oosterlynck; Jef Van den Broeck; Louis Albrechts; Frank Moulaert; Ann Verhetsel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Strategic Spatial Projects  presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that planning is not well equipped to take on its current challenges if it is considered as only a regulatory and administrative activity. There is an urgent need to develop... more...

  • Garden Cities of To-Morrowby Ebenezer Howard; F.J. Osborn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published in 1898 as To-Morrow: A peaceful path to reform , "the book", writes F.J. Osborn "holds a unique place in town planning literature, is cited in all planning bibliographies, stands on the shelves of the more important libraries, and is alluded to in most books on planning; yet most of the popular writers on planning do not seem... more...

  • Nothing Gained by Overcrowdingby Raymond Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Three key Unwin texts republished together more...

  • Sociable Citiesby Peter Hall; Colin Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Peter Hall and Colin Ward wrote Sociable Cities to celebrate the centenary of publication of Ebenezer Howard?s To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform in 1998 ? an event they then marked by co-editing (with Dennis Hardy) the magnificent annotated facsimile edition of Howard?s original, long lost and very scarce, in 2003. In this revised edition... 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...