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Rff Library Collection: Urban & Regional Economics Set #1: Suburban Land Conversion in the United States: An Economic and Governmental Process
Rff Library Collection: Urban & Regional Economics Set #1: Suburban Land Conversion in the United States: An Economic and Governmental Process
by Marion Clawson
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This comprehensive study of land use on the suburban fringe analyzes the complex relationships that underlie land conversion in the United States. It contains a detailed examination of the northwestern urban complex; some nationwide projections for the... (read more)

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Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
by Henry Cisneros
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Do you want to age independently in your own home and neighborhood? Staying home, aging in place, is most people's preference, but most American housing and communities are not adapted to the needs of older people. And with the fastest population growth... (read more)

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The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (Writing Architecture)
The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (Writing Architecture)
by Pier Vittorio Aureli
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andlt;Pandgt;In The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture, Pier Vittorio Aureli proposes that a sharpened formal consciousness in architecture is a precondition for political, cultural, and social engagement with the city. Aureli uses the term absolute... (read more)

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Urban Development: The Logic of Making Plans
Urban Development: The Logic of Making Plans
by Lewis D. Hopkins
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With increased awareness of the role of plans in shaping urban and suburban landscapes has come increased criticism of planners and the planning profession. Developers, politicians, and citizens alike blame "poor planning" for a host of community ills... (read more)

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Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: Rethinking Cities for the Future
Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: Rethinking Cities for the Future
by Tigran (edt) Haas
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The city in the twenty-first century faces major challenges, including social and economic stratification, wasteful consumption of resources, transportation congestion, and environmental degradation. More than half of the world’s population lives... (read more)

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My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (Center for American Places - My Kind of . . .)
My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (Center for American Places - My Kind of . . .)
by Darrin Nordahl
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In My Kind of Transit, Darrin Nordahl argues that like life itself, transportation isn't only about the destination, but the journey. Public transit reduces traffic and pollution, yet few of us are willing to get out of our cars and onto subways and... (read more)

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Fractured Metropolis PB
Fractured Metropolis PB
by Jonathan Barnett
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Targeted at architects, students, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, and city and regional officials, The Fractured Metropolis provides a thorough analysis of not only cities but also the entire metropolitan region, considering how both... (read more)

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Metropolitan Sustainability: Understanding and Improving the Urban Environment (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)
Metropolitan Sustainability: Understanding and Improving the Urban Environment (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)
by Frank Zeman.
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Global populations have grown rapidly in recent decade and along with it, the trend of increasing urbanization, and higher density urban populations. These trends directly pressurize supply chains and metropolitan services, as demands for shelter... (read more)

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Urban Design Reclaimed: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies for Planners
Urban Design Reclaimed: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies for Planners
by Emily Talen
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There are two kinds of urban design: the kind that shapes skylines and the kind that shapes communities. For the past several decades, planners-who are trained to think about how communities function-have ceded their role in urban design to architects... (read more)

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Tourists in Historic Towns: Urban Conservation and Heritage Management
Tourists in Historic Towns: Urban Conservation and Heritage Management
by Aylin Orbasli
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Tourists in Historic Towns examines the relationship of culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres, debating the impacts of tourism on historic towns and the role tourism plays in conservation and urban... (read more)

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After the Hurricane: Linking Recovery to Sustainable Development in the Caribbean
After the Hurricane: Linking Recovery to Sustainable Development in the Caribbean
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Hugo... Andrew... Felix... Fran... The names of hurricanes that have devastated the Caribbean region are firmly implanted in the minds of those who survived them. Beyond the scrutiny of the press and television cameras, those survivors often struggle not... (read more)

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Homogenisation of Representations
Homogenisation of Representations
by Modjtaba (edt) Sadria
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As the tide of globalization grows in sway and influence, are the built environments of the world's cities at risk of homogenization? Here, leading scholars evaluate the challenges of architecture and urban planning in Muslim societies, investigating... (read more)

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Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in the Age of Tourism
Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in the Age of Tourism
by Nezar Alsayyad
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From the Grand Tour to today's packages holidays, the last two centuries have witnessed an exponential growth in travel and tourism and, as the twenty-first century unfolds, people of every class and from every country will be wandering to every part of... (read more)

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The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning (Planning, History and Environment)
The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning (Planning, History and Environment)
by Mark (edt) Tewdwr-jones
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Knighted in 1998 ‘for services to the Town and Country Planning Association’, and in 2003 named by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a ‘Pioneer in the Life of the Nation’, Peter Hall is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of his... (read more)

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How to Build a Villagetown
How to Build a Villagetown
by Claude Lewenz
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For the last 50 years, we have been building communities for the wrong reason. How to Build a VillageTown proposes to turn real estate development upside down, so that people may regain control of their lives, their communities and their future. Instead... (read more)

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Water and the City: Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future (Natural and Built Environment)
Water and the City: Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future (Natural and Built Environment)
by Iain White
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As a vital human need, water has been absolutely critical to decisions as to where cities originate, how much they grow and the standard of living of the inhabitants. The relationship is complex however; we need both continual availability and protection... (read more)

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Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens (04 Edition)
Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens (04 Edition)
by Dan L. Perlman
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""This new book covers nuts and bolts of ecology and provides details on application of ecologocial principles to biodiversity conservation, land use planning, and landscape design. This book will be most useful for professional land use planners... (read more)

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Modern Dublin: Urban Change and the Irish Past, 1957-1973 (Oxford Historical Monographs)
Modern Dublin: Urban Change and the Irish Past, 1957-1973 (Oxford Historical Monographs)
by Erika Hanna
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During the 1960s, the physical landscape of Dublin changed more than at any time since the eighteenth century. In this period, the government began to invest in town planning, new opportunities arose for the country's architects, and the old buildings of... (read more)

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Cities for People
Cities for People
by Jan Gehl
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For more than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use—or could use—the spaces where they live and work. In this revolutionary book, Gehl... (read more)

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City Limits: Perspectives on the Historical European City
City Limits: Perspectives on the Historical European City
by Glenn Clark
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In essays that capture the multiple aspects of urban life, contributors examine European cities through the lenses of history, literature, art, architecture, and music. Covering topics such as governance, performance, high culture and subculture, tourism,... (read more)

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