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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Die unbesetzte Stadtby Nikolai Roskamm

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 40.99

    2016 New editorship Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Günther Fischer, Angelika Schnell Not unjustly referred to as legendary, this series of books on the history and theory of architecture and urban development was founded in 1963 by Ulrich Conrads, who was joined by Peter Neitzke as a co-editor of the series in the early 1980s. Now numbering... more...

  • Urban Waterfront Promenadesby Elizabeth Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 68.95

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social gathering, for physical activity, for relief from the... more...

  • Growing Compactby Joo Hwa P. Bay; Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by understanding the correlations between the social, economic... more...

  • Characterising Neighbourhoodsby Richard Guise; James Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how do we define ‘character’ or a ‘sense of place’? How do we appraise the setting and site of... more...

  • Heritage-led Urban Regeneration in Chinaby Jing Xie; Tim Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Urban planning, regeneration and design is an essentially cultural practice with the outcomes often depending upon an understanding of and engagement with the past. As cities in China strive to be competitive and attractive on the world stage, their decaying historical urban fabrics are being transformed into vibrant places through historical-cultural... more...

  • Istanbul, Open Cityby Ipek Türeli

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Urban theory traditionally links modernity to the city, to the historical emergence of certain forms of subjectivity and the rise of important developments in culture, arts and architecture. This is often in response to technological, economic and societal transformations in the nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries in select Euro-American metropolises.... more...

  • Making Prestigious Placesby Mario Paris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Making Prestigious Places investigates the spatial dimension of luxury, both as a sector involving activities, operators and investments, and as a system of values acting as a catalyst for recent urban transformations. Luxury shares a well-established connection to the city, as a place of production, consumption and self-representation, and continues... more...

  • Shaping Portlandby Paddy Tillett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs the health-forward lifestyles of those who choose... more...

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6by Christopher Silver; Robert Freestone; Christophe Demaziere

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning. This 6 th volume incorporates essays that... more...

  • Milanby Simonetta Armondi; Stefano Di Vita

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 60.00

    As a main urban centre of one of the most dynamic European regions, Milan is a key location from which to study narratives of innovations and contemporary productions – old and new manufacturing, tertiary and consumptive sectors, creative and cultural economy – and investigate their influence both on spatial patterns and urban policy agenda. Accordingly,... more...