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  • Calton Hill by Dr. Kirsten Carter McKee
    Calton Hill (Hardback) Dr. Kirsten Carter McKee

    Published for the 200th anniversary of Playfair's design for the old City Observatory and plans for the third New Town.

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  • Making Massive Small Change by Kelvin Campbell
    Making Massive Small Change (English, Paperback) Kelvin Campbell

    The key to fixing our broken patterns of urban development does not lie in grand plans or giant projects; rather, it lies in the collective wisdom and energy of people harnessing the power of many small ideas and actions to make a big difference. We call this making Massive Small change.

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  • Rebel Cities by David Harvey
    Rebel Cities (English, Paperback) David Harvey

    Rousing manifesto on the city and the commons from the acclaimed theorist

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  • Happy City by Charles Montgomery
    Happy City (Paperback) Charles Montgomery

    Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.

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  • Radical Cities by Justin McGuirk
    Radical Cities (English, Paperback) Justin McGuirk

    The Motorcycle Diaries for architects: how slums designers, maverick mayors and squatters are changing the future of Latin America

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  • Copenhagenize by Mikael Colville-Andersen
    Copenhagenize (English, Paperback) Mikael Colville-Andersen

    Urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen draws from his experience working for dozens of cities around the world on bicycle planning, strategy, infrastructure design, and communication. In Copenhagenize he shows cities how to effectively and profitably re-establish the bicycle as a respected, accepted, and feasible form of transportation.    Building on his popular blog of the same name, Copenhagenize offers entertaining stories, vivid project descriptions, and best practices, alongside beautiful and informative visuals to show how to make the bicycle an easy, preferred part of everyday urban life.   

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  • Designing for Cycle Traffic
    Designing for Cycle Traffic (Paperback)

    Designing for Cycle Traffic compares and evaluates international principles and practices for designing for cycle traffic. It is essential reading for designers and planners in traffic and highway engineering, transport planning, and urban design.

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  • The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
    The Power Broker (English, Hardback) Robert A. Caro

    Caro is a riveting and timeless account of power, politics and the city of New York by `the greatest political biographer of our times' (Sunday Times) - chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of All Time and by the Modern Library as one of the 100 Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century.

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  • Mobility Justice by Mimi Sheller
    Mobility Justice (English, Paperback) Mimi Sheller

    Mobility as politics: the inequality of movement from transport to climate change.

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  • Cairo by Philip Jodidio
    Cairo (English, Hardback) Philip Jodidio

    This book reveals how the Aga Khan Development Network and its Historic Cities Programme transformed an area of Cairo's urban blight into a dynamic public space.

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  • Vital Little Plans by Jane Jacobs
    Vital Little Plans (Hardback) Jane Jacobs

    From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities Vital Little Plans weaves a lifetime of ideas from the most prominent urbanist of the twentieth century into a book that is indispensable to life in the twenty-first.

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  • Light Rail Transit Systems
    Light Rail Transit Systems (English, Paperback)

    Light Rail Transit Systems: 61 Lessons in Sustainable Urban Development shows how to design and operate light rail to maximize its social benefits. Readers will learn how to understand the value of light rail and tactics on its effective integration into communities. It uses strong supporting evidence and theory drawn from the author's team and their extensive experience in developing new light...

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  • Blackpool's Seaside Heritage by Allan Brodie
    Blackpool's Seaside Heritage (English, Paperback) Allan Brodie, Matthew Whitfield

    The book will examine the colourful past of the resort and explain how it has developed over the last 200 years.

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  • Understanding Tall Buildings by Dr. Kheir Al-Kodmany
    Understanding Tall Buildings (English, Paperback) Dr. Kheir Al-Kodmany

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage, Understanding Tall Buildings contends that well-designed tall buildings can rejuvenate cities, ignite...

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  • Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson by Douglas Murphy
    Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson (English, Paperback) Douglas Murphy

    What happens when you let a high-powered buffoon loose on one of the world's great cities?

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  • The Experimental City by Andrew Karvonen
    The Experimental City (English, Paperback) Andrew Karvonen

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions....

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  • The ArcGIS Book by Christian Harder
    The ArcGIS Book (English, Paperback) Christian Harder

    Provides access to hundreds of live maps from the worldwide ArcGIS user community. In this second edition of The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World, each big idea in the title is a chapter in the book about the ways that GIS technology can unlock your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually any problem with a geographic dimension.

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  • Urban Planning by Chris Couch
    Urban Planning (English, Paperback) Chris Couch

    A comprehensive introduction to planning that covers history, theory and practice and shows how planning contributes to more sustainable, efficient and equitable urban areas. Suitable for planning courses around the world, it reflects the increasingly cosmopolitan nature of planning practice and the similarity of issues faced by planners globally.

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  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES by Laura Tate
    Planning for AuthentiCITIES (English, Paperback) Laura Tate

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities' commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the multi-faceted connections that once rooted us to our communities. And yet, in a world where change is...

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  • Value in the View by Tom Brigden
    Value in the View (Paperback) Tom Brigden

    Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views is a highly engaging guide that will aid practitioners in the implementation of policy and design of development within historic urban contexts, as well as contributing to scholarly debate on the protection of views in architecture and planning.

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