The first-ever full account of the remarkable reconstruction of the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir following the 1960 earthquake, a unique example of innovative and experimental urban design achieved in a then unprecedented joint effort of local and international architects.
The clear, comprehensive guide to neighbourhood planning for all those trying to influence local planning decisions, including parish councils, neighbourhood forums and local authority planning teams and all planning professionals
Shaping Holland gives a unique insight into the emergence of contemporary regional planning and design practice in the Netherlands. This book uniquely focuses on planning practice and first-hand knowledge, while also exposing the benefits and the pitfalls of regional plans and designs.
This book draws on a wide range of conceptual and empirical materials to identify and examine planning and policy approaches that move beyond the imperative of perpetual economic growth. It offers a toolkit of concepts and examples for urban scholars, activists, and designers seeking to make cities prosper within planetary boundaries.
This book provides an empirical analysis of the concept of play as a form of spatial practice in urban public spaces. The introduced City-Play-Framework (CPF) is an urban analysis tool that allows urban designers, landscape architects and researchers to develop a shared awareness when opening up this window of possibility for adventure.
This book provides an overview of the theory and practice of city and regional planning. With material on the globalization and the world city system and provides examples from other countries, it has been written with the needs of readers worldwide who seek an overview of city and regional planning.