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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

  • The Urban Masterplanning Handbookby Eric Firley; Katharina Groen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00

    A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have... 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...

  • 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...

  • Regenerating deprived urban areasby Rene Peter Hohmann

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book compares the impacts of ABIs in two deprived urban areas in England and Germany on organisations and development actors at the neighbourhood level. It applies a mixed method approach to help the reader with a wider spectrum of illustrations and is aimed at those studying and working in the field of urban regeneration and planning. more...

  • Gentrification of the Cityby Neil Smith; Peter Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Remaking Londonby Ben Campkin

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 94.00

    Contemporary urban regeneration seeks to encourage diverse, creative new neighbourhoods that are rich in economic potential. Yet the end result frequently displaces precisely those qualities, activities and communities it claims to engender. Are people best served by a preoccupation with regeneration as economic growth? In The Regeneration Game Ben... more...

  • Geschichtspolitik in der "Berliner Republik"by Manuel Becker

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Die Politikwissenschaft öffnet sich zunehmend geschichtspolitischen Fragehorizonten. Manuel Becker untersucht die Möglichkeit einer theoretischen Grundlegung der Geschichte als Element des politischen Handelns. Im empirischen Teil werden die gewonnenen theoretischen Erkenntnisse auf drei Fallbeispiele angewendet: In der Debatte um den Beitritt... more...

  • The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservationby Yue Zhang

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In this book, Yue Zhang presents a cross-national comparative analysis of the politics of urban preservation. Based on comprehensive archival research and more than two hundred in-depth interviews in Beijing, Chicago, and Paris, Zhang finds that urban preservation provides a tool for diverse political and social actors to frame their propositions... more...