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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Making Business Districts Workby Marvin Feit; David Feehan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Making Business Districts Work is a practical look at the methods and techniques used by some of the most experienced professionals in the urban revitalization field. Ideal for students as well as practitioners, this book describes why the field of business district revitalization is important, and how the actual work is done. Fascinating case studies... more...

  • New Urbanismby Ilse Helbrecht; Peter Dirksmeier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of this new urbanism and which are here termed 'New Downtowns'. It introduces this term and concept and asks key questions about the... more...

  • Reclaiming Brownfieldsby Richard Hula; Laura Reese; Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95

    The environmental legacy of past industrial and agricultural development can simultaneously pose serious threats to human health and impede reuse of contaminated land. This book recognizes that land and water contamination are now almost universally acknowledged to be key social, economic, and political issues, and how multiple societies have attempted... more...

  • Peri-urban futuresby Stephan Pauleit; Simon Bell; Carmen Aalbers

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Presently, peri-urbanisation is one of the most pervasive processes of land use change in Europe with strong impacts on environment and quality of life. Urgently strategies and tools in support of sustainable development have to be developed. The book synthesizes results of PLUREL, a large European Commission funded research project (2007-2010). Tools... more...

  • Transforming San Antonioby Nelson W. Wolff; Henry Cisneros

    Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    San Antonio boasts one of the country?s fastest-growing metropolitan regions, thanks to visionary personalities, key politicians, a vibrant citizenry, and a bit of luck. In this lively behind-the-scenes account, former mayor Nelson Wolff focuses on four major developments ? the San Antonio Spurs? AT&T Arena, Toyota, the PGA Village, and the River... more...

  • The Economics of Uniquenessby Guido Licciardi; Rana Amirtahmasebi

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99

    In a world where half of the population lives in cities and more than 90 percent of urban growth is occurring in the developing world, cities struggle to modernize without completely losing their unique character, which is embodied by their historic cores and cultural heritage assets. As countries develop, cultural heritage can provide a crucial element... more...

  • Masterplanning Futures BULLIVANTby Lucy Bullivant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    In the past, spatial masterplans for cities have been fixed blueprints realized as physical form through conventional top down processes. These frequently disregarded existing social and cultural structures, while the old modernist planning model zoned space for home and work. At a time of urban growth, these models are now being replaced by more... more...

  • The Battle for Tolmers Squareby Nick Wates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1976, this book tells of the dramatic struggle between tenants? groups, community associations, students, squatters, intellectuals, political parties, and property developers at Tolmers Square in north London. The author describes how property developers, interested only in maximising profits, attempted to redevelop the Tolmers... more...

  • Delivering homes through urban regenerationby Nikos Karadimitriou; Claudio de Magalh„es; Roelof Verhage

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Urban regeneration schemes involving a wide range of actors and dependent on private investment are increasingly deployed in Europe?s cities with the aim of delivering private, merit and public goods. This book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in these schemes in cities of three advanced European economies.... more...

  • City Capital and Waterby Patrick Malone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 234.00

    The urban waterfront is widely regarded as a frontier of contemporary urban development, attracting both investment and publicity. City, Capital and Water provides a detailed account of the redevelopment of urban waterfronts in nine cities around the world: London, Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Hong Kong, Sydney, Toronto, Dublin and Amsterdam. The case studies... more...