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  • Urban Remote Sensingby Qihao Weng; Dale A. Quattrochi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Driven by advances in technology and societal needs, the next frontier in remote sensing is urban areas. With the advent of high-resolution imagery and more capable techniques, the question has become "Now that we have the technology, how do we use it?" The need for a definitive resource that explores the technology of remote sensing and the issues... more...

  • Applied Urban Analysisby Ian Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for constructive, detailed urban analysis, partly because... more...

  • Urban Villagerby Vandana Vasudevan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 36.00

    Urban Villager  is a superbly etched and finely detailed representation of the life of an ‘urban villager’ in a modern satellite town of India. It describes how Delhi, as a city, is growing radially, stretching its way into the rural fringes of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh that border the city to form the National Capital Region. Through the microcosm... more...

  • Village Housing in the Tropicsby Jane Drew; Maxwell Fry; Harry L Ford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled ‘the tropics’ and were often European colonies, or countries that had recently won their independence.... more...

  • The Physical Cityby Neil L. Shumsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • My Los Angelesby Edward W. Soja

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    At once informative and entertaining, inspiring and challenging, My Los Angeles provides a deep understanding of urban development and change over the past forty years in Los Angeles and other city regions of the world. Once the least dense American metropolis, Los Angeles is now the country’s densest urbanized area and one of the most culturally... more...

  • Building the Ecological Cityby R R White

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 265.00

    If the modern city is a monument to anything, it is a monument to man's inefficiency. Our cities are plagued by problems of congestion, waste, and pollution that deplete natural resources, damage the environment and reduce the quality of life of citizens. The irony is, as this fascinating new study shows, that it doesn't have to be like this. Building... more...

  • Urban Spacesby James Jennings; Julia S. Jordan-Zachery; June Manning Thomas; James DeFilippis; Robert Fisher; Kim Geron; James Jennings; Michael Liu; June Manning Thomas; David McBride; Don Mitchell; Tony Roshan Samara; Eric Shragge; Robert W. Smith

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.00

    Urban Spaces is an interdisciplinary reader focusing on community-based versus corporate-based political and ideological struggles over the utilization of urban land and spaces. more...

  • Platzatlasby Sophie Wolfrum

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 112.00

    Bei jedem städtebaulichen Entwurf, bei jedem Eingriff in die räumliche Struktur öffentlicher städtischer Räume stellt sich die Frage nach der Komposition und den räumlichen Qualitäten von Plätzen. Auf welche Weise sind die wesentlichen Elemente beteiligt: Dimension, Proportion, Ausrichtung, Geschlossenheit, Zugänge, Schwerpunkt- und Randausbildung... more...

  • The Urban Masterplanning Handbookby Eric Firley; Katharina Groen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    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...