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Now Urbanism: The Future City is Here
Now Urbanism: The Future City is Here
Routledge, October 2014
ISBN: 9781317619918
After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more >>
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The Experience of Modernism: Modern Architects and the Future City, 1928-53
The Experience of Modernism: Modern Architects and the Future City, 1928-53
Taylor & Francis, December 2013
ISBN: 9781136743047
Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural >>
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Future City
Future City
Routledge, October 2012
ISBN: 9781135159573
This text focuses on cities as the dominant form of human settlement for the future, examining the transformation that is happening in urban connobations worldwide today. The last few decades have seen >>
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The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
Harper Wave, September 2016
ISBN: 9780062234742
In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose—a visionary in urban development and renewal—champions the role of >>
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'City of the Future': Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana
'City of the Future': Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana
Berghahn Books, August 2016
ISBN: 9781785332579
Astana, the capital city of the post-Soviet Kazakhstan, has often been admired for the design and planning of its futuristic cityscape. This anthropological study of the development of the city focuses >>
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Recoded City: Co-Creating Urban Futures
Recoded City: Co-Creating Urban Futures
Routledge, July 2016
ISBN: 9781317591429
Recoded City examines alternative urban design, planning and architecture for the other 90%: namely the practice of participatory placemaking, a burgeoning practice that co-author Thomas Ermacora terms >>
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The City of Tomorrow: Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life
The City of Tomorrow: Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life
Yale University Press, June 2016
ISBN: 9780300221138
Since cities emerged ten thousand years ago, they have become one of the most impressive artifacts of humanity. But their evolution has been anything but linear-cities have gone through moments of radical >>
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No Villages in the City in the Future, A Myth of A Pioneer City
No Villages in the City in the Future, A Myth of A Pioneer City
China Democracy and Legal System Publishing H, January 2016
ISBN: 9787802198340
The book describe the fate and change of villages in the city, especially the current situation of 30 thirty villages in Shenzhen under 8 chapters. The author analyzes the current situation, the future >>
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Food and Urbanism: The Convivial City and a Sustainable Future
Food and Urbanism: The Convivial City and a Sustainable Future
Bloomsbury Academic, February 2015
ISBN: 9780857854742
Cities are home to over fifty percent of the world's population, a figure which is expected to increase enormously by 2050. Despite the growing demand on urban resources and infrastructure, food is still >>
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Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future
Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future
University of California Press, October 2014
ISBN: 9780520958302
If they are to survive, cities need healthy chunks of the world's ecosystems to persist; yet cities, like parasites, grow and prosper by local destruction of these very ecosystems. In this absorbing and >>
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Sustainable London?: The future of a global city
Sustainable London?: The future of a global city
Policy Press, September 2014
ISBN: 9781447310631
An exploration of the rise of sustainable development policies in London by international authors. Essential reading for urban practitioners and policy makers, and students in social, urban and environmental >>
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Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City
Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City
Routledge, August 2014
ISBN: 9781317658924
This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must >>
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Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City
Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City
Columbia University Press, May 2014
ISBN: 9780231537353
Jerusalem’s formal political borders reveal neither the dynamics of power in the city nor the underlying factors that make an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians so difficult. The lines delineating >>
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Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City
Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City
University of California Press, January 2014
ISBN: 9780520957206
The familiar image of Los Angeles as a metropolis built for the automobile is crumbling. Traffic, air pollution, and sprawl motivated citizens to support urban rail as an alternative to driving, and the >>
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Futures for a Declining City: Simulations for the Cleveland Area
Futures for a Declining City: Simulations for the Cleveland Area
Academic Press, October 2013
ISBN: 9781483258171
Futures for a Declining City: Simulations for the Cleveland Area discusses the processes associated with decrease in urban population or "urban decline¿ and other measures of urban size or function. This >>
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FUTURES OF THE CITY REGION, NEUMAN
FUTURES OF THE CITY REGION, NEUMAN
Routledge, September 2013
ISBN: 9781317986270
Does the 'city region' constitute a new departure in urbanisation? If so, what are the key elements of that departure? The realities of the urban in the 21st century are increasingly complex and polychromatic. >>
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On These Courts: A Miracle Season that Changed a City, a Once-Future Star, and a Team Forever
On These Courts: A Miracle Season that Changed a City, a Once-Future Star, and a Team Forever
Touchstone, May 2013
ISBN: 9781476710259
The incredible true story of the NBA’s once future star, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, who finally fulfills his basketball promise when he takes over coaching the Lester Middle School team in the roughest >>
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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, April 2012
ISBN: 9780307957405
In The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City we travel the nation with Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanists, as he explains how America’s cities are changing, what makes them succeed >>
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Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future
Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future
Riverhead, August 2011
ISBN: 9781101486504
For centuries, Beijing was closed off to the world, turned inward and literally built around the imperial Forbidden City, the emblem of all that was unknowable about China. But now the capital is reinventing >>
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The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City--and Determined the Future of Cities
The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City--and Determined the Future of Cities
Riverhead, May 2010
ISBN: 9781101187203
A revealing account of the first time computer modeling met City Hall -- and the disaster that ensued In 1968, New York City struck a deal with the RAND Corporation to use their computer models to establish >>
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