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Garden cities. "The city beautiful"

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • English Garden Citiesby Mervyn Miller

    Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19

    The Garden City Movement provided a radical new model for the design and layout of housing at the turn of the nineteenth century and set standards for the twentieth century which were of international significance. The vision of the movement?s founder, Ebenezer Howard, drew on many strands of political and utopian thought, and initially aimed at addressing... 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...

  • The Garden City Movement Up-To-Dateby Ewart Gladstone Culpin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This work was written and compiled by the then Secretary of the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association in 1913. It shows just how much the conception of the garden city had been broadened from Howard?s original texts. Indeed the Association?s own name had been broadened to add the newly emergent practice and theory of town planning to the original... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    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...