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Managing Urban Futures

Sustainability and Urban Growth in Developing Countries

by Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr, Marco Keiner & Willy A Schmid

<p>Urbanization is one of the most powerful forces influencing global sustainability. It is dominated by three factors: population growth, rural-urban migration and subsequent urban expansion. Perhaps nowhere are these factors more dominant than

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Manual de Urbanismo (Bogota, 1939)

Volume 1

by Karl Brunner

<p>Unlike European countries where the consolidation of town planning was based on legislative reforms, Latin America’s <em>urbanismo</em> mainly stemmed from urban plans for national capitals and metropolises. Austrian academic and planner Karl

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Mapping Urbanities

Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities

by Kim Dovey, Elek Pafka & Mirjana Ristic

<p>What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination and therefore the possibilities for urban transformation?</p> <p>With a focus on urban scales, ...

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Markets, Politics and the Environment

An Introduction to Planning Theory

by Barry Goodchild

<p><em>Markets, Politics and the Environment</em> answers three groups of question:</p> <ul> <li></li> <li>What is planning?’ and as part of this ‘What are its key features as a style of social practice and action?’ and ‘How does planning as ...

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Meaning and Measurement in Comparative Housing Research

by Mark Stephens

<p>The last two decades have seen a marked growth in comparative research within the field of housing studies. This reflects the increasing globalisation of housing finance and therefore the interconnectedness of housing markets, growing ...

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Measuring Urban Design

Metrics for Livable Places

by Reid Ewing & Otto Clemente

<p>What makes strolling down a particular street enjoyable? The authors of <em>Measuring Urban Design</em> argue it's not an idle question. Inviting streets are the centerpiece of thriving, sustainable communities, but it can be difficult to ...

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Megapolitan America

by Arthur Nelson & Robert Lang

<p>With an expected population of 400 million by 2040, America is morphing into an economic system composed of twenty-three 'megapolitan' areas that will dominate the nation’s economy by midcentury. These 'megapolitan' areas are networks of ...

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Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

by Riki Therivel & Graham Wood

<p>Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed ...

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Metropolitan Transport and Land Use

Planning for Place and Plexus

by David M Levinson & Kevin J Krizek

<p>As cities around the globe respond to rapid technological changes and political pressures, coordinated transport and land use planning is an often targeted aim.</p> <p><em>Metropolitan Transport and Land Use</em>, the second edition of ...

ISBN: 9781317409298

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Milan: Productions, Spatial Patterns and Urban Change

Productions, Spatial Patterns and Urban Change

by Simonetta Armondi & Stefano Di Vita

<p>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

ISBN: 9781351979115

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Mixed-Use Development: Nine Case Studies of Complex Projects

by Dean Schwanke

<p>This publication provides a detailed look at nine leading examples of mixed-use projects from around the world that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases innovative ...

ISBN: 9780874204025

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Monrovia Modern

Urban Form and Political Imagination in Liberia

by Danny Hoffman

<p>In <em>Monrovia Modern</em> Danny Hoffman uses the ruins of four iconic modernist buildings in Monrovia, Liberia, as a way to explore the relationship between the built environment and political imagination. Hoffman shows how the E. J. Roye ...

ISBN: 9780822373087

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Moralising Space

The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920

by Matthew Wilson

<p>Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the ...

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Moving Boarders

Skateboarding and the Changing Landscape of Urban Youth Sports

by Matthew Atencio, Becky Beal, E. Missy Wright & others

<p>Once considered a kind of delinquent activity, skateboarding is on track to join soccer, baseball, and basketball as an approved way for American children to pass the after-school hours. With family skateboarding in the San Francisco Bay Area

ISBN: 9781610756532

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Multifamily Housing Development: Ten Case Studies of Innovative Projects

by Dean Schwanke

<p>This publication provides a detailed look at ten leading examples of multifamily projects that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases innovative approaches and best ...

ISBN: 9780874203851

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My Kind of City

Collected Essays of Hank Dittmar

by Hank Dittmar

<p>&quot;Hank lived by the credo, ‘first listen, then design'.”<br /> —Scott Bernstein, Founder and Chief Strategy + Innovation Officer, Center for Neighborhood Technology</p> <p>Hank Dittmar was a globally recognized urban planner, advocate, ...

ISBN: 9781642830378

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Neighbourhood Planning in Practice

by Gavin Parker, Kat Salter & Matthew Wargent

<p>Neighbourhood Planning (NP), introduced by the Localism Act of 2011, is the right for communities to decide the future of the places where they live and work. This book examines the experience of neighborhood planners, analyzing what ...

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Neoliberal Spatial Governance

by Phil Allmendinger

<p><em>Neoliberal Spatial Governance</em> explores the changing nature of English town and city planning as it has slowly but clearly transformed. Once a system for regulating and balancing change in the built and natural environments in the ...

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Netspaces

Space and Place in a Networked World

by Katharine S. Willis

<p>The focus of this book is on understanding and explaining the way that our increasingly networked world impacts on the legibility of cities; that is how we experience and inhabit urban space. It reflects on the nature of the spatial effects ...

ISBN: 9781317200192

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Neuroarchitecture

by Christoph Metzger

<p>Architectural spaces are anchors for our memory. We find our place in the room by means of our sensory perception; the brain makes use of surfaces and spatial systems in order to store and organize the world we live in. The understanding of ...

ISBN: 9783868599343

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