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Garden cities. "The city beautiful"

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  • Planning Matterby Robert A. Beauregard

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world?from highway interchanges and retention ponds to zoning documents and conference rooms?yet most seem to have a poor understanding of the materiality of the world in which they?re immersed. Too often planners treat built forms, weather patterns, plants, animals, or regulatory... more...

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

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 25.74

    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...

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

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 62.30

    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...

  • Critical Readings in Planning Theoryby Chris Paris

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 27: Critical Readings in Planning Theory presents a critical perspective on urban and regional planning. This book provides an understanding of various theoretical perspectives on planning. Organized into five parts encompassing 19 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the economic and social theory... 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$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    In his 1912 pamphlet for the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association    Nothing Gained by Overcrowding , Raymond Unwin set out in detail the lessons learnt from his formidable practical experience in the design and layout of housing: at New Earswick from 1902, Letchworth Garden City from 1905, and most significantly at Hampstead Garden Suburb,... more...