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.

Restorative Redevelopment Of Devastated Ecocultural Landscapes

Author: Robert L. France
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439856133
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Another recent book, Rebuilding Urban Places after Disaster: Lessons from
Hurricane Katrina (Birch and Wachter 2006), includes a major chapter titled “
Restoration,” which includes sections on “Decreasing Vulnerability,” “Returning
Economic Viability,” “Resolving Social Issues,” and “Recreating a Sense of Place.
” And it is here where we reach a disjuncture, for the subject areas in these two
books seem to have much more in common with that part of sustainable
development that ...

Authentic Reconstruction

Author: John Bold
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474284051
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This book will be valuable to all who are concerned with heritage as practitioners or consumers, particularly those concerned with reconstruction and the creation of authentic places and experiences: architects, architectural historians, ...

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.

My Storm

Author: Edward J. Blakely
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812207068
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The most authoritative work here is anuradha mathur and Dilip da cunha, “
negotiating a fluid Terrain,” in eugenie l. Birch and susan m. wachter, eds.,
Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (
university of pennsylvania, press, 2006), 34–45. oliver houck, a Tulane university
student, is cited from Joel K. Bourne, Jr., “new orleans: a perilous future,” National
Geographic 212, 2 (august 2007): 43, a very compelling examination of the
fragile state of the levee ...

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.

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters In China Japan And Beyond

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861170
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According to the nature of the urban areas, adjustment should be added to the
layout of infrastructure and public service facilities, with the central county to be
equipped with complete public service facilities. Appropriate and established
techniques should be adopted in the reconstruction process, and
environmentally friendly reconstruction methods should be strictly adhered to.
Apart from this, the plan should be strictly observed in all rebuilding projects,
except where it is appropriate ...

Cities

Author: International Architectural Exhibition
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780847828791
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Rebuilding Urban Places after Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina.
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 2 R. Lang, Katnna's Impact
on New Orleans and the GulI Coast Megapolitan Area, in E L. Birch and SM.
Wachter eds , Rebuilding Urban Places after Disaster. Lessons from Hurricane
Katrina, Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 3 S.TA Pickett and
M L Cadenasso. Integrating the Ecological, Socioeconomic, and Planning
Realms. Insights ...