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(Re)Generating Inclusive Cities

Poverty and Planning in Urban North America

by Dan Zuberi & Ariel Judith Taylor

<p>As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, ...

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(Un)Believing in Modern Society

Religion, Spirituality, and Religious-Secular Competition

by Jörg Stolz, Judith Könemann, Mallory Schneuwly Purdie & others

<p>This landmark study in the sociology of religion sheds new light on the question of what has happened to religion and spirituality since the 1960s in modern societies. Exposing several analytical weaknesses of today's sociology of religion, ...

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1951 Exhibition of Architecture

Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research

by Harding McGregor Dunnett

<p>The Festival of Britain is perhaps best known for its South Bank Exhibition promoting British science and art to the post-war world, but one of the most important elements was the Architecture Exhibition, based in Poplar in East London. This ...

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24-Hour Cities

Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises

by Hugh F. Kelly

<p><strong>Winner of the Gold Award in the Tenth Annual Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Competition</strong></p> <p><em>24 Hour Cities</em> is the very first full length book about America’s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the

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A Better Way to Zone

Ten Principles to Create More Livable Cities

by Donald L. Elliott

<p>Nearly all large American cities rely on zoning to regulate land use. According to Donald L. Elliott, however, zoning often discourages the very developmthat bigger cities need and want. In fact, Elliott thinks that zoning has become so ...

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A Guide for the Idealist

Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career

by Richard Willson

<p><em>A Guide for the Idealist is a must for young professionals seeking to put their idealism to work. Speaking to urban and regional planners and those in related fields, the book provides tools for the reader to make good choices, practice ...

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A Place in Mind

The Search for Authenticity, Revised Edition

by Avi Friedman

<i>A Place in Mind: The Search for Authenticity</i> is the result of Avi Friedman’s worldwide quest for successful environments where people congregate and feel comfortable. Whether he writes of the conviviality of a teahouse in Istanbul; the ...

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A Setting For Excellence, Part II

The Story of the Planning and Development of the Ann Arbor Campus of the University of Michigan

by Frederick W Mayer

<p>Campus planning is often a crucial underlying set of goals for university administrations, even if, over time, the mix of new and old buildings, changes in usage patterns and activities of students, and evolution of styles present challenges ...

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A Tax Guide to Conservation Easements

by C. Timothy Lindstrom

<p>Voluntary land conservation, resulting from increasingly alluring tax benefits, has significantly changed the face of land use in the United States and promises to have an even more significant influence in the future. There are more than ...

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A View From the Porch

Rethinking Home and Community Design

by Avi Friedman

<p><em>A View from the Porch</em> is an illuminating collection of 22 essays about the points where design touches life and the big and small things that make us appreciate, or become disconnected from, our homes and ...

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Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

by Peter C Bosselmann

<p><em>Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions</em>is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come, climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of ...

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Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise

Green and Gray Strategies

by Stefan Al

<p>As cities build more flood-management infrastructure to adapt to the effects of a changing climate, they must go beyond short-term flood protection and consider the long-term effects on the community, its environment, economy, and ...

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Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

by Paul R. Lachapelle & Don E. Albrecht

<p>The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume ...

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America's Urban Future

Lessons from North of the Border

by Ray Tomalty & Alan Mallach

<p>The headlines about cities celebrating their resurgence—with empty nesters and Millennials alike investing in our urban areas, moving away from car dependence, and demanding walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods. But, in reality, these ...

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Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

New Research Directions

by Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe & Daniel M. Millette

<p>New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds ...

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Architecture and Utopia

The Israeli Experiment

by Michael Chyutin

<p>There are more than 450 Moshavim settlements and about 270 kibbutzim in Israel. While there is a range of communal and cooperative kibbutz movements, all with slight ideological differences, they are all collective rural communities, based on

ISBN: 9781351957373

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Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City

by Klaus Philipsen

<p><em>Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City</em> is an exploration into the reinvention, self-reflection and boosterism of US legacy cities, taking Baltimore as the case study model to reveal the larger narrative. Author Klaus ...

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Be A Successful Green Land Developer

by R. Dodge Woodson

<p><strong>Help the Environment While Increasing Sales</strong></p> <p>Bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson brings the growing number of options available for developing land without doing harm to natural areas. In this comprehensive guide, he ...

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Becoming an Urban Planner

A Guide to Careers in Planning and Urban Design

by Nancy Frank, Jason Valerius & Michael Bayer

<p>Becoming an Urban Planner answers these key questions:</p> <p>What do urban planners do?</p> <p>What are the educational requirements?</p> <p>How do I enter the field?</p> <p>How do I choose between the different types of planning, from land ...

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Berkeley Walks

Revealing Rambles through America's Most Intriguing City

by Robert E. Johnson & Janet L. Byron

<div>Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking city-diverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, ...

ISBN: 9781938901515

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