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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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 Futuresby Lucy Bullivant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    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 Square (Routledge Revivals)by 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...

  • Planning, Risk and Property Developmentby Nikos Karadimitriou; Claudio de Magalhães; 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important field of government-led intervention, and policy and... 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...

  • Urban Constellationsby Dr Zoë Thompson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book investigates the iconic architectural cultural spaces of the contemporary cityscape as engines of regeneration. Promising much to their fading locales, these spaces locate culture in the space where production once ruled in order to revitalise post-industrial urban provinces. With close attention to four sites across the UK, Urban Constellations... more...

  • Vom Häuserkampf zu neuen urbanen Lebensformenby Sabin Bieri

    transcript 2014; US$ 38.39

    Raum wird sozial produziert. Am Beispiel von umkämpften städtischen Räumen zeigt Sabin Bieri auf, wie der so genannte »spatial turn« die Sozialwissenschaften herausfordert und neue Fragestellungen produziert. Ausgangspunkt des Buches ist ein Verständnis von »Geographie« als eine Praxis, mittels derer Zugehörigkeiten geschaffen werden. Die Schauplätze... more...

  • Health and Safety in Early Years and Childcareby Bernadina Laverty; Catherine Reay

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    A practical guide to health and safety in early years settings with a step-by-step guide to the law, compliance and practical application. more...