Hypothetical City Workbook Iii

Autore: Ann-Margaret Esnard
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ISBN: 9780252073465
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Suitable to guide the user through the formulation of the components of a future land use plan, this workbook provides experience with the application of GIS technology for land analysis at various scales. It takes the user through the process of working with factual land use, population and socio-economic data.

Urban And Regional Planning

Autore: Peter Hall
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1135173966
Grandezza: 49,23 MB
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This is the fifth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives an historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the entire twentieth century. This extensively revised edition follows the successful format of previous editions: it introduces the establishment of planning as part of the public health reforms of the late nineteenth century and goes on to look at the insights of the great figures who influenced the early planning movement, leading up to the creation of the post-war planning machine national and regional planning, and planning for cities and city regions, in the UK, from 1945 to 2010, is then considered. Specific reference is made to the most important British developments in recent times, including the Single Regeneration Budget, English Partnerships, the devolution of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the establishment of the Mayor of London and the dominant urban sustainability paradigm planning in Western Europe, since 1945, now incorporating new material on EU-wide issues, as well as updated country specific sections planning in the United States, since 1945, now discussing the continuing trends of urban dispersal and social polarisation, as well as initiatives in land use planning and transportation policies finally the book looks at the nature of the planning process at the start of the twenty-first century, reflecting briefly on shifts in planning paradigms since the 1960s and going on to discuss the main issues of the 1990s and 2000s, including sustainability and social exclusion and looking forward to the twenty-first century.

Landscape Architecture Fifth Edition

Autore: Barry Starke
Editore: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071797645
Grandezza: 25,76 MB
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The most comprehensive, current guide to the theory and practice of landscape architecture For more than 50 years, this pioneering guide has served as the foremost resource on the principles and practices of landscape architecture. Now, the book has been revised to address the latest developments in the field, providing a comprehensive, current presentation of the profession. Richly illustrated with more than 400 full-color images, Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, explains how to plan and design for the human use of land with the least environmental impact. This updated volume offers new coverage of important topics such as sustainability, climate change, water conservation, land reuse, urban agriculture, stormwater management, low-impact design, and much more. This definitive reference: Introduces the fundamentals of site and environmental planning Describes the planning constraints imposed by the forms, forces, and features of nature and our built environment Addresses climate and its design implications Discusses site selection and analysis Instructs in the planning of workable and well-related use areas Describes the volumetric shaping of exterior spaces Explores site-structure relationships and organization Applies contemporary thinking in the planning of expressive human habitations and communities Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, preserves the essential character and timelessness of the original classic while incorporating up-to-date advancements in the profession. Extensively revised and filled with more than 400 contemporary full-color images, Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, remains the quintessential resource on planning for the human use of land in harmony with the environment. The book presents a systematic approach to the creation of more usable, efficient, and attractive outdoor spaces and places. Teaching diagrams, plans, photographs, and graphics--including the works of many of the world's leading landscape architects and firms--are featured throughout. This thoroughly modernized classic offers new coverage of: Sustainability Climate change and global warming Water preservation and water rights Land reuse and brownfield redevelopment GIS mapping Invasive species Urban agriculture and urban forestry Stormwater management Low-impact design Complete streets New Urbanism, Smart Growth, and Traditional Neighborhood Development Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, addresses every aspect of site and environmental planning, design, and implementation, including: The most comprehensive, current guide to the theory and practice of landscape architecture The human habitat and sustainability Climate Water Land Vegetation The visual landscape Topography Community planning and growth management Rational land use planning Urban design Site planning Site spaces Circulation Structures Landscape planting

Environmental Land Use Planning And Management

Autore: John Randolph
Editore: Island Press
ISBN: 1610918762
Grandezza: 25,42 MB
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Since the first publication of this landmark textbook in 2004, it has received high praise for its clear, comprehensive, and practical approach. The second edition continues to offer a unique framework for teaching and learning interdisciplinary environmental planning, incorporating the latest thinking, newest research findings, and numerous, updated case studies into the solid foundation of the first edition. The book has been reorganized based on feedback from instructors, and contains a new chapter entitled "Land Use, Energy, Air Quality and Climate Change." Throughout, boxes have been added on such topics as federal laws, state and local environmental programs, and critical problems and responses. This new edition addresses three broad subject areas. Part I, "Environmental Planning and Management," provides an overview of the field, along with the fundamentals of land use planning, and presents a collaborative approach to environmental planning. Part II, "Sustainable Land Use Principles and Planning Analysis," considers environmental and geospatial information; soils, topography, and land use; stream flow, flooding, and runoff; stormwater management and stream restoration; groundwater hydrology; landscape ecology; wildlife habitats and biodiversity; energy, air quality and climate change; and methods for land analysis. Part III, "Managing Watersheds, Ecosystems and Development to Achieve Sustainable Communities," explains the principles of ecosystem management, restoration, and protection; land conservation; and the mitigation of natural hazards. With this thoroughly revised second edition, Environmental Land Use Planning and Management maintains its preeminence as the leading textbook in its field.

The City Reader

Autore: Richard T. LeGates
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1317606272
Grandezza: 24,86 MB
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The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban Reader Series and is now integrated with all ten other titles in the series. This edition has been extensively updated and expanded to reflect the latest thinking in each of the disciplinary areas included and in topical areas such as compact cities, urban history, place making, sustainable urban development, globalization, cities and climate change, the world city network, the impact of technology on cities, resilient cities, cities in Africa and the Middle East, and urban theory. The new edition places greater emphasis on cities in the developing world, globalization and the global city system of the future. The plate sections have been revised and updated. Sixty generous selections are included: forty-four from the fifth edition, and sixteen new selections, including three newly written exclusively for The City Reader. The sixth edition keeps classic writings by authors such as Ebenezer Howard, Ernest W. Burgess, LeCorbusier, Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs, and Louis Wirth, as well as the best contemporary writings of, among others, Peter Hall, Manuel Castells, David Harvey, Saskia Sassen, and Kenneth Jackson. In addition to newly commissioned selections by Yasser Elshestawy, Peter Taylor, and Lawrence Vale, new selections in the sixth edition include writings by Aristotle, Peter Calthorpe, Alberto Camarillo, Filip DeBoech, Edward Glaeser, David Owen, Henri Pirenne, The Project for Public Spaces, Jonas Rabinovich and Joseph Lietman, Doug Saunders, and Bish Sanyal. The anthology features general and section introductions as well as individual introductions to the selected articles introducing the authors, providing context, relating the selection to other selection, and providing a bibliography for further study. The sixth edition includes fifty plates in four plate sections, substantially revised from the fifth edition.

Hazards Analysis

Autore: John C. Pine
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482228920
Grandezza: 37,18 MB
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The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition provides a structure and process for understanding the nature of natural and human-caused disasters. Stressing the role of hazard risk management for public, private, and nonprofit organizations, the author and expert contributors cover problem solving, risk analysis, and risk communications to ensure readers are in a position to identify key problems associated with hazards and the risks that they present. The book details a systematic process of hazards identification, vulnerability determination, and consequence assessment for the natural, built, and human environment. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, this book effectively demonstrates how to use the results of vulnerability assessment, spatial analysis, and community planning to reduce adverse disaster outcomes and foster social, economic, and environmental sustainability. Throughout, the book stresses that hazards analysis is not an isolated process but one that must engage the local community. Complete with clearly set objectives, key terms, discussion questions, satellite images and maps, and ancillary websites for further study, this authoritative guide covers every element of the hazard analysis process in a step-by-step format. Hazards Analysis presents time-proven strategies for building sustainable communities, identifying and prioritizing risks, and establishing successful disaster prevention and relief strategies prior to a disaster.

Urban Land Use Planning

Autore: Philip Berke
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 46,36 MB
Formato: PDF
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The "bible" of urban planning

Southeastern Geographer

Autore: David M. Cochran Jr.
Editore: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616033
Grandezza: 35,35 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 369
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Southeastern Geographer is published by UNC Press for the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (www.sedaag.org). The quarterly journal publishes the academic work of geographers and other social and physical scientists, and features peer-reviewed articles and essays that reflect sound scholarship and contain significant contributions to geographical understanding, with a special interest in work that focuses on the southeastern United States.

Land Use Planning

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Landscape Planning

Autore: William M. Marsh
Editore: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN:
Grandezza: 21,80 MB
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Vista: 8547
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For over 25 years, William Marsh's Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications has been a trusted resource for students and professionals. The text draws from geography, landscape architecture, geomorphology, planning, ecology, remote sensing, and related fields. Throughout, numerous photos and illustrations, the author's hallmark writing style, easy-to-read diagrams, and key words enhance the learning experience.

Urban Land Economics And Public Policy

Autore: Paul N. Balchin
Editore: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1349136522
Grandezza: 36,83 MB
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This revised and reset new fifth edition generally follows the structure of the previous edition, although some of the material of the earlier chapters has been rearranged, in addition to being updated and extended. A new feature of this edition is the allocation of a complete chapter to examining the problems of urban decline and renewal. Here the economic and social problems are discussed within the framework of current issues in urban policy, local government and planning. The book will appeal as a basic textbook for undergraduate students of estate management, land economics, building surveying and quantity surveying. It will be valuable to students taking degree or equivalent courses in urban economics, urban geography or town planning; it will also appeal to those preparing for RICS and RTPI examinations.

Planning

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Local Plans In British Land Use Planning

Autore: Patsy Healey
Editore: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483149323
Grandezza: 22,45 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7002
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Local Plans in British Land Use Planning provides an analysis of the nature, purpose, and operation of development plans in British planning practice. Comprised of 10 chapters, the book discusses about the use of development plans as procedural tools used by government agencies as an element in programs for intervening in the way a land is used and developed. Chapter 1 discusses land policy, land use planning, and development plans, while Chapter 2 covers the British land policy and land use planning. Chapter 3 and 4 tackle structure and local plans, respectively. The fifth chapter attempts to answer the question “Why prepare a local plan? and the next three chapters tackle local plan production, form and content, and use. Chapter 9 covers the need of explanation regarding the planning system, and Chapter 10 discusses the recommendation to tackle the issues of the British planning system. The book will be of great interest to readers who are curious about the British planning system and in the analysis of public programs.

Zoning Practice

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ISBN:
Grandezza: 77,29 MB
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Transportation Needs And Programs Summary Fifth Edition

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ISBN:
Grandezza: 20,38 MB
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Vista: 9981
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Urban Land Use Planning

Autore: Francis Stuart Chapin
Editore: Urbana : University of Illinois Press
ISBN:
Grandezza: 45,95 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9910
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Property Development

Autore: Sara Wilkinson
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 0203933427
Grandezza: 57,26 MB
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Vista: 9464
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David Cadman’s Property Development has long been the standard textbook on the commercial property development process in the UK, and with this fifth edition the book is brought completely up to date for a new generation of readers. Accessible to students of all disciplines within the built environment, the book is geared directly towards students of property development at undergraduate or graduate levels. It provides a clear and practical overview of the property development process, together with critical analysis of the key issues faced by property professionals today. The fifth edition retains the established structure of previous editions, by focusing on land acquisition, development appraisal, finance, planning, construction, market research and promotion. Additionally, reflecting changes in practice, there is also new material on the environmental impacts of property development, with a chapter on Sustainable Property Development, and on the growth of international working in the property sector. Excellent case studies, which are enhanced by discussion questions, illustrate the process at work. This fully revised and updated edition of a classic text for all property development students will also be of interest to early career professionals and those pursuing a professional degree in the industry.