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  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities by Ralph Horne
    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities (English, Paperback) Ralph Horne

    Housing affordability, urban development and climate change responses are great challenges that are intertwined, yet the conceptual and policy links between them remain under-developed....

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  • Incomplete Streets by Stephen Zavestoski
    Incomplete Streets (English, Paperback) Stephen Zavestoski

    The ?Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more walkable and livable and at the same time more...

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  • Design for Social Diversity by Emily Talen
    Design for Social Diversity (English, Paperback) Emily Talen, Sungduck Lee

    The most successful urban communities are very often those that are the most diverse ? in terms of income, age, family structure and ethnicity ? and yet poor urban design and planning can stifle the very diversity that makes communities successful. Just as poor urban design can lead to sterile monoculture, successful planning can support the conditions needed for diverse communities....

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  • Lost Cities of China, Central Asia and India by David Hatcher Childress
    Lost Cities of China, Central Asia and India (English, Paperback) David Hatcher Childress

    Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure, jungle pyramids, ancient seafarers, living dinosaurs, and solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.

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  • Sure of You by Armistead Maupin
    Sure of You (English, Paperback) Armistead Maupin

    A fiercely ambitious TV talk show host finds she must choose between national stardom in New York and a husband and child in San Francisco. Caught in the middle is their longtime friend, a gay man whose own future is even more uncertain. Wistful and compassionate, yet subversively funny, Sure of You could only come from Armistead Maupin.

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  • Lost Cities of Ancient Lemuria & the Pacific by David Hatcher Childress
    Lost Cities of Ancient Lemuria & the Pacific (English, Paperback) David Hatcher Childress

    Rogue adventurer and maverick archeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure, jungle pyramids, ancient seafarers, living dinosaurs and solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.

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  • Come with Me to Paris by Gloria Fowler
    Come with Me to Paris (English, Hardback) Gloria Fowler, Min Heo

    Invites young readers to enjoy the many sights and activities of Paris.

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  • Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of Africa and Arabia by David Hatcher Childress
    Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of Africa and Arabia (English, Paperback) David Hatcher Childress

    Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure, jungle pyramids, ancient seafarers, living dinosaurs, and solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.

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  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice by Malo Andre Hutson
    The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice (English, Hardback) Malo Andre Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations' efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how this leads to community organizing around economic, environmental, and social justice. The book shows...

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  • Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City by Meg Holden
    Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City (English, Hardback) Meg Holden

    What can justice and sustainability mean, pragmatically speaking, in today's cities? Can justice be the basis on which the practices of city building rely? Can this recognition constitute sustainability in city building, from a pragmatic perspective? Today, we are faced with a mountain of reasons to lose hope in any prospect of moving closer to justice and sustainability from our present position...

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  • Urban Gardening as Politics by Chiara Tornaghi
    Urban Gardening as Politics (English, Hardback) Chiara Tornaghi

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and reflects on the complex and sometimes contradictory nature of these initiatives. It questions to what...

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  • Green Gentrification by Kenneth A. Gould
    Green Gentrification (English, Hardback) Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the environment, tend to increase inequality and thus undermine the social pillar of sustainable...

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  • Green Gentrification by Kenneth A. Gould
    Green Gentrification (English, Paperback) Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the environment, tend to increase inequality and thus undermine the social pillar of sustainable...

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  • Lost Cities of North & Central America by David Hatcher Childress
    Lost Cities of North & Central America (English, Paperback) David Hatcher Childress

    Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure, jungle pyramids, ancient seafarers, living dinosaurs, and solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.

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  • Lisboa
    Lisboa (Multiple languages, Sheet map, folded)
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  • Porto
    Porto (English, Sheet map, folded)
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  • Perth by David Whish-Wilson
    Perth (English, Hardback) David Whish-Wilson

    David Whish-Wilson's Perth is a place of surprising beauty, of sand-swept peace and brilliant light, yet a place where the deeper historical currents are never too far beneath the surface. Like the Swan River that flows in two directions at once at certain times, with the fresh water flowing seawards above the salty water flowing in beneath it, Perth strikes perfect harmony with the city's...

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  • Design for Social Diversity by Emily Talen
    Design for Social Diversity (English, Hardback) Emily Talen, Sungduck Lee

    The most successful urban communities are very often those that are the most diverse ? in terms of income, age, family structure and ethnicity ? and yet poor urban design and planning can stifle the very diversity that makes communities successful. Just as poor urban design can lead to sterile monoculture, successful planning can support the conditions needed for diverse communities....

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  • Canberra by Paul Daley
    Canberra (English, Hardback) Paul Daley

    An exploration of the city Australians love to hate, this book shows that there is more to the capital of Australia than politics, geometrically designed roads, and mid-century architecture. Canberra is a city of orphans: people arrive temporarily for work, but stay when they discover the unanticipated promise and opportunity Canberra has to offer. From the lake and its forgotten suburbs?traces of...

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  • Babycakes by Armistead Maupin
    Babycakes (English, Paperback) Armistead Maupin

    "An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco."...

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