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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • The Sustainable City VIby C.A Brebbia; S. Hernandez; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 572.00

    This book contains papers presented at The Sustainable City 2010 conference, which was the sixth edition of the International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability. That event followed the very successful meetings held previously in Rio (2000), Segovia (2002), Siena (2004), Tallinn (2006) and Skiathos (2008) and proved one more time the... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Regeneration in Europeby Chris Couch; Charles Fraser; Susan Percy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 176.00

    This book provides a comparative account of the process of urban regeneration and examines the factors influencing these processes, as well as the consequences of their implementation. Through a mixture of theoretical discussion and a series of case studies a thorough examination is made of the extent to which these different European old industrial... more...

  • Urban Regeneration in the UKby Phil Jones; James Evans

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 63.00

    Draws together academic theory and detailed case studies from accross the UK to provide a unique guide through the maze of interlocking issues which characterize contemporary urban regeneration. more...

  • Vom Häuserkampf zu neuen urbanen Lebensformenby Sabin Bieri

    transcript 2014; US$ 38.92

    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...

  • Vulnerable Cities:by Tetsuo Kidokoro; Junichiro Okata; Shuichi Matsumura; Norihisa Shima

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 149.00

    All cities are vulnerable. They have economically, socially, institutionally vulnerable urban space. In developing countries, vulnerable urban space can be observed typically as substandard informal settlements such as slums or areas occupied by squatters. At present, slum dwellers comprise one-third of the world's urban population of 3 billion,... more...

  • The Art of Revitalizationby Sean Zielenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    This book discusses the revitalization of decayed inner-city neighborhoods. It explores the role of social capital in stabilizing and turning around distressed communities, and it highlights the roles that local actors can and do play in the revitalization process. The Art of Revitalization takes two Chicago neighborhoods, Englewood and North Lawndale,... more...

  • Battery Park Cityby David L. A. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after... more...