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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • The Challenge of Social Innovation in Urban Revitalizationby Paul Drewe; Edward Hulsbergen; Juan-Luis Klein

    Techne Press 2011; US$ 71.00

    This book addresses urban revitalization by looking at bottom up initiatives, where residents and local organizations took charge. It presents relevant theory and describes 9 case studies. It includes: Montreal, Liverpool, Gouda, Leon, Lima, Urban Initiatives Projects, France CDC Renewal Program, Jerusalem, and Mondragon. more...

  • Changing Contexts in Urban Regenerationby Paul Stouten

    Techne Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    Changing Contexts in Urban Regeneration shows that urban renewal should take an integrated approach to the physical, environmental, social and economic programmes, based on fundamental solutions that stand the test of time. Changing Contexts in Urban Regeneration presents a comprehensive overview of relevant theory, next, it evaluates the urban renewal... more...

  • Cities between Competitiveness and Cohesionby Peter Ache; Hans Thor Andersen; Thomas Maloutas; Mike Raco; Tuna Tasan-Kok

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 269.00

    European cities have for decades found themselves in a phase of important changes. Concomitantly multi-level and multi-actor policy processes have unfolded in the EU. Sub-national governments are facing new challenges as their manufacturing industry withers away, still more responsibility for matching the globalisation ch- lenges such as welfare, employment... more...

  • Cities on Railsby Luca Bertolini; Tejo Spit

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 168.95

    The development of railway stations and their surroundings is an emerging feature in current urban projects. Based on a series of the most inspiring contemporary European examples of station redevelopment, this book will help planners and urban designers understand the specific and complex nature of station locations. Based on their extensive research,... more...

  • City for Saleby Chester Hartman

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    San Francisco is perhaps the most exhilarating of all American cities--its beauty, cultural and political avant-gardism, and history are legendary, while its idiosyncrasies make front-page news. In this revised edition of his highly regarded study of San Francisco's economic and political development since the mid-1950s, Chester Hartman gives a detailed... more...

  • Common Ground in a Liquid Cityby Matt Hern

    AK Press 2010; US$ 17.95

    An unapologetic defense of city life in a time of environmental crisis. more...

  • Community Renewal through Municipal Investmentby Roger L. Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Local officials are making investment decisions to enhance the quality of life in their communities and to improve economic development conditions. These new programs are not municipal give-aways, or, as some call them, corporate welfare programs, but efforts to invest wisely in downtown areas and neighborhoods with the goal of revitalizing them, with... more...

  • Docklandsby Janet Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Edge of Empireby Jane M. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...

  • Events and Urban Regenerationby Andrew Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    In recent years, major sporting and cultural events such as the Olympic Games have emerged as significant elements of public policy, particularly in efforts to achieve urban regeneration. As well as opportunities arising from new venues, these events are viewed as a way of stimulating investment, gaining civic engagement and publicizing progress to... more...