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Cities and Design

by Knox, Paul L.

<P>Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. Competitive spending among affluent households has intensified the importance of style and design at every scale and design ...

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Cities and Metaphors

Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space

by Somaiyeh Falahat

<p>Introducing a new concept of urban space, <em>Cities and Metaphors</em> encourages a theoretical realignment of how the city is experienced, thought and discussed.</p> <p>In the context of ‘Islamic city’ studies, relying on reasoning and ...

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Cities and the Cultural Economy

by Thomas A. Hutton

<p>The cultural economy forms a leading trajectory of urban development, and has emerged as a key facet of globalizing cities. Cultural industries include new media, digital arts, music and film, and the design industries and professions, as ...

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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

Principles and Practices

by Peter Newman & Isabella Jennings

<p>Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and ...

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Cities in the Urban Age

A Dissent

by Robert A. Beauregard

<p>We live in a self-proclaimed Urban Age, where we celebrate the city as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer of social and cultural diversity, and a place primed for democracy. We proclaim the city as the fertile ground from which ...

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Cities in Transition

Social Innovation for Europe’s Urban Sustainability

by Thomas Sauer, Susanne Elsen & Cristina Garzillo

<p> <em>Cities in Transition</em> focuses on the sustainability transitions initiated in 40 European cities. The book presents the incredible wealth of insights gathered through hundreds of interviews and questionnaires. Four key domains—local ...

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Cities That Think like Planets

Complexity, Resilience, and Innovation in Hybrid Ecosystems

by Marina Alberti

<p>As human activity and environmental change come to be increasingly recognized as intertwined phenomena on a rapidly urbanizing planet, the field of urban ecology has risen to offer useful ways of thinking about coupled human and natural ...

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Citizens' Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iran

by Hans-Liudger Dienel, M. Reza Shirazi, Sabine Schröder & others

<p>During recent years, the topic of participation has increasingly been gaining importance in Iran – in the scientific field, in practice and rhetoric. However, in current scientific literature – and especially in English literature – there is ...

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City Branding

The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities

by Alberto Vanolo

<p>Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of

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City Design

Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives

by Jonathan Barnett

<p><em>City Design</em> describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development ...

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City Logistics 1

New Opportunities and Challenges

by Eiichi Taniguchi & Russell G. Thompson

<p>This volume of three books presents recent advances in modelling, planning and evaluating city logistics for sustainable and liveable cities based on the application of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and ITS (Intelligent ...

ISBN: 9781119527756

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City Logistics 2

Modeling and Planning Initiatives

by Eiichi Taniguchi & Russell G. Thompson

<p>This volume of three books presents recent advances in modelling, planning and evaluating city logistics for sustainable and liveable cities based on the application of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and ITS (Intelligent ...

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City Logistics 3

Towards Sustainable and Liveable Cities

by Eiichi Taniguchi & Russell G. Thompson

<p>This volume of three books presents recent advances in modelling, planning and evaluating city logistics for sustainable and liveable cities based on the application of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and ITS (Intelligent ...

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City of Well-being

A radical guide to planning

by Hugh Barton

<p><em>City of Well-being</em> provides a radical and holistic introduction to the science and art of town planning. It starts from the premise that the purpose of planning is the health, well-being and sustainable quality of life of people. ...

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City Rules

How Regulations Affect Urban Form

by Emily Talen

<p>City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities. Emily Talen demonstrates that ...

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City Unsilenced

Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy

by Jeffrey Hou & Sabine Knierbein

<p>What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the &quot;age of shrinking ...

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Classic Readings in Urban Planning

by Jay Stein

<p>This new edition of &quot;the best anthology in planning&quot; includes 33 selections by many of the profession's most respected thinkers and eloquent writers. Returning editor Jay M. Stein chose the articles, about half of them new to this ...

ISBN: 9781351177801

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Clear as Mud

Planning for the Rebuilding of New Orleans

by Robert B. Olshansky & Laurie Johnson

<p>Planning the rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita has been among the greatest urban planning challenges of our time. Since 2005, Robert B. Olshansky and Laurie A. Johnson, urban planners who specialize in disaster ...

ISBN: 9781351177993

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Climate Action Planning

A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities

by Michael R. Boswell, Adrienne I. Greve & Ms. Tammy L. Seale

<p>Climate change continues to impact our health and safety, the economy, and natural systems. With climate-related protections and programs under attack at the federal level, it is critical for cities to address climate impacts locally. Every ...

ISBN: 9781610919647

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Community Architect

The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

by Kristin E. Larsen

<p>Clarence S. Stein (1882–1975) was an architect, housing visionary, regionalist, policymaker, and colleague of some of the most influential public figures of the early to mid-twentieth century, including Lewis Mumford and Benton MacKaye. ...

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