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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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The New Century of the Metropolis: Urban Enclaves and Orientalism
The New Century of the Metropolis: Urban Enclaves and Orientalism
by Tom Angotti
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The problems created by metropolitanization have become increasingly apparent. Attempts to limit growth, disperse populations and plan neighbourhoods have been largely unsuccessful. Strategies are needed to improve the world's major cities in the twenty... (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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London (Re)Generation Ad: Architectural Design (Architectural Design)
London (Re)Generation Ad: Architectural Design (Architectural Design)
by David Littlefield
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A lively, thought-provoking exploration of the contemporary regeneration of London Plans to regenerate East London and transform the capital are integral to the vision of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This title brings into focus notions... (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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Tschumi Parc de La Villette
Tschumi Parc de La Villette
by Bernard Tschumi
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This book is the first publication to document comprehensively Bernard Tschumi's first, and arguably still most celebrated... (read more)

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The Italian Townscape
The Italian Townscape
by Ivor De Wolfe
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Originally published by the Architecture Press in 1963, The Italian Townscape was written by Hubert de Cronin Hastings (1902-1986), under his pseudonym of Ivor de Wolfe, with photographs taken by him and his wife Hazel (alias Ivy de Wolfe). He claimed to... (read more)

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Planning the Megacity: Jakarta in the Twentieth Century
Planning the Megacity: Jakarta in the Twentieth Century
by Christopher Silver
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In this book, the first on the planning history of Jarkarta, able expert Christopher Silver describes how planning has shaped urban development in Southeast Asia, and in particular how its largest city, Jakarta, Indonesia, was transformed from a colonial... (read more)

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Politics, Planning and Homes in a World City (Housing, Planning and Design)
Politics, Planning and Homes in a World City (Housing, Planning and Design)
by Bowie Duncan
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This is an insightful study of spatial planning and housing strategy in London, focusing on the period 2000-2008 and the Mayoralty of Ken Livingstone. Duncan Bowie presents a detailed analysis of the development of Livingstone's policies and their... (read more)

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The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention
The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention
by David Orr
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The environmental movement has often been accused of being overly negative-trying to stop "progress". The Nature of Design, on the other hand, is about starting things, specifically an ecological design revolution that changes how we provide food... (read more)

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Evaluation for Participation and Sustainability in Planning
Evaluation for Participation and Sustainability in Planning
by Angela Hull
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Planning evaluation is required to establish the success of planning interventions ? both of physical developments and new approaches. Yet this should not be a task undertaken purely by professionals without participation by those affected by the process... (read more)

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A Field Guide to Sprawl
A Field Guide to Sprawl
by Dolores Hayden
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A Field Guide to Sprawlwas selected by the urban web site Planetizen for its list of "Top Ten Books in Urban Studies" and by Discovermagazine for its list of "Top 20 Books in Science." Features on the book appeared in The New York Timesand the Boston... (read more)

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Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning: Volume 4
Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning: Volume 4
by Thomas L. (edt) Harper
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Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 4 is 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... (read more)

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Routledge Studies in Human Geography #24: Sensing Cities: Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester
Routledge Studies in Human Geography #24: Sensing Cities: Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester
by Monica Montserrat Degen
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As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new... (read more)

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Preparing a Conventional Zoning Ordinance
Preparing a Conventional Zoning Ordinance
by Charles Lerable
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This comprehensive report shows you how to improve the quality of conventional zoning codes. It features techniques for preparing zoning regulations, definitions, and procedures that are easy to understand and enforce. It also includes many tables... (read more)

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Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
by Andres Duany
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A manifesto by America's most controversial and celebrated town planners, proposing an alternative model for community design. There is a growing movement in North America to put an end to suburban sprawl and to replace the automobile-based settlement... (read more)

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