Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

Growing Greener Cities

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204093
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These essays demonstrate how partnerships across professional organizations, businesses, advocacy groups, governments, and individuals themselves can bring green solutions to cities from London to Seattle.

The Resilient City

Author: Lawrence J. Vale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884161
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Yet this ancient city has regenerated itself time and again, and still endures. Throughout history, cities have been sacked, burned, torched, bombed, flooded, besieged, and leveled. And yet they almost always rise from the ashes to rebuild.

Global Urbanization

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204476
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Reflecting the central importance of the Global South to twenty-first-century urbanism, the volume includes case studies and examples from China, India, Uganda, Kenya, and Brazil.

Neighborhood And Life Chances

Author: Harriet B. Newburger
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220008X
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The essays collected in this volume give readers a clear sense of the magnitude of contemporary challenges in metropolitan America and of the role that place plays in reinforcing them.

Design After Decline

Author: Brent D. Ryan
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206584
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In Design After Decline, Brent D. Ryan reveals the fraught and intermittently successful efforts of architects, planners, and city officials to rebuild shrinking cities following mid-century urban renewal.

Restorative Redevelopment Of Devastated Ecocultural Landscapes

Author: Robert L. France
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439856133
Size: 76.96 MB
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Ecocultural Restorative Redevelopment as a Guiding Principle in Rebuilding
Devastated Landscapes in Uncertain Times ... Another recent book, Rebuilding
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Consuming Tradition Manufacturing Heritage

Author: Nezar AlSayyad
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415239417
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This book reintroduces the idea of the city as a territorial concept. The use of the built environment as a lens will place globalization debates in the specific context of national, regional and local expression.

Crisis Cities

Author: Kevin Fox Gotham
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199752214
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Crisis Cities blends critical theoretical insight with a historically grounded comparative study to examine the form, trajectory, and contradictions of redevelopment efforts following the 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina disasters.