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- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 29.00
How does a so-called bad neighborhood go about changing its reputation? Is it simply a matter of improving material conditions or picking the savviest marketing strategy? What kind of role can or should the arts play in that process? Does gentrification always entail a betrayal of a neighborhood’s roots? Tackling these questions and offering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This book explores the politics of place marketing and the process of ?urban reinvention? in Berlin between 1989 and 2011. In the context of the dramatic socio-economic restructuring processes, changes in urban governance and physical transformation of the city following the Fall of the Wall, the ?new? Berlin was not only being built physically, but... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local activists. Engaging with recent debates surrounding... more...