Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Keywords: urban, literature, life, amp, century, landscape, government, london, speculation, imaginative, reading, eighteenth
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2007-04-22
List price: $44.95
ISBN-10: 081421049x
ISBN-13: 9780814210499

Book DescriptionWhile seventeenth-century London may immediately evoke images of Shakespeare and thatched roof-tops and nineteenth-century London may call forth images of Dickens and cobblestones, a popular conception of eighteenth-century London has been more difficult to imagine. In fact, the immense variety of textual traditions, metaphors, classical allusions, and contemporary contexts that eighteenth-century writers use to illustrate eighteenth-century London may make eighteenth-century London seem more strange and foreign to twenty-first-century readers than any of its other historical r

Author: William Dillinger
Publisher: World Bank
Keywords: urban, management, municipal, finance, program, guidelines, property, tax, reform, recommendations
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 1992-02
List price: $22.00
ISBN-10: 0821320653
ISBN-13: 9780821320655

Author: Robert Cowan/Urban Design Group
Publisher: Thomas Telford Publishing
Keywords: urban, design, master, plans, briefs, frameworks, guidance, development
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2002-01-01
List price: $50.00
ISBN-10: 0727731351
ISBN-13: 9780727731357

The publication of the Green Paper on Planning has magnified the significance of urban design frameworks, development briefs and master plans. Despite general recognition that making places socially, economically and environmentally successful depends on high standards of urban design, there is less understanding of how good design can be delivered. The challenge is to influence the development process, not only on high profile sites, but wherever urban change is reshaping places.

Keywords: urban, areas, goals, development, millennium, poverty, paper, working, series, reduction, meeting, contributions, official, changing, homes, approaches, work, federations, organizations, poor, building
Published: 2005
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 1843695618
ISBN-13: 9781843695615

Authors:Urban Design Associates, Urban Design Associate,
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Keywords: working, methods, techniques, handbook, design, urban
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2003-01-01
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 0393731065
ISBN-13: 9780393731064

A comprehensive, beautifully designed guide to the complex process of urban design. From an important urban design and architecture firm comes this manual for urban designers, based on the firm’s in-house practice and procedures. Covering the process from basic principles to developed design, this invaluable book can serve as an introductory course in urbanism as well as an operations handbook for architects, planners, developers, and public officials. 200 color illustrations.

Author: Simon Parker
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: urban, city, encountering, experience, theory
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 2003-08-01
List price: $59.95
ISBN-10: 0415245923
ISBN-13: 9780415245920

For the first time ever, the classic and contemporary approaches to urban theory have been brought together in an introductory text. From the foundations of Weber and Simmel to the contemporary work of Manuel Castells and the Los Angeles school, Urban Theory and the Urban Experience traces key developments in the idea of the city over more than a century, revealing the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives owe each other. Documentary, literary, and cultural sources bring theories to life, while hands-on studies and analysis of alternative ideas, such as "the gar

Author: Simon Parker
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: urban, city, encountering, experience, theory
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2003-12-23
List price: $230.00
ISBN-10: 0415245915
ISBN-13: 9780415245913

For the first time Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies, and the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe to one another. Both students and urban scholars will appreciate the critical way in which classical and contemporary debates on the nature of the city are presented. Extensive use is made throughout of documentary, literary and cultural sources to bring the different theoretical perspectives to life. Discussion po
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