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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Masterplanning Futuresby Lucy Bullivant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Lucy Bullivant analyses the ideals and processes of international masterplans, and their role in the evolution of many different types of urban contexts in both the developed and developing world. Among the book?s key themes are landscape-driven schemes, social equity through the reevaluation of spatial planning, and the evolution of strategies responding... more...

  • The Battle for Tolmers Square (Routledge Revivals)by Nick Wates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • Planning, Risk and Property Developmentby Nikos Karadimitriou; Claudio de Magalh„es; Roelof Verhage

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in†urban regeneration†schemes, and their effects on affordable property development†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...

  • Companion to Urban Regenerationby Michael E. Leary; John McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    This Companion provides cutting edge critical review and synthesis of recent conceptual, policy and practical developments within the field. With contributions from 70 international experts within the field, it explores the meaning of ?urban regeneration? in differing national contexts, asking questions and providing informed discussion and analyses... more...

  • Everyday Life in the Gentrifying Cityby Tone Huse

    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...

  • The Sustainable City VIII (2 Volume Set)by S. S. Zubir; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 1,290.00

    Each transdisciplinary conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability has brought together experts from multiple disciplines to share their ideas on urban planning in accordance with the principles of sustainability. They address not just environmental, architectural, and engineering concerns, but also quality of life, security, risk, and heritage.... more...

  • After the Factoryby James J. Connolly; Janet R. Daly Bednarek; Allen Dieterich-Ward; Alison D. Goebel; Michael J. Hicks; Thomas E. Lehman; S Paul O'Hara; Catherine Tumber; LaDale Winling

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look at communities often ignored by conventional urban studies and urban history scholarship. more...

  • Narratives of Neglectby Jacqui Karn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts to improve the 'quality of life' of its residents... more...

  • Urban Transformationsby Daniel P. O'Donoghue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the role of cities, their influence and the transformations they have undertaken in the recent past, the ways in which cities regenerate, how plans change, how they are governed and how they react to the economic realities of the day. Bringing together studies from around the world at different scales, from small town to megacity,... more...