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Chinese Imperial City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 228

Chinese Imperial City Planning

Discusses what is known from textual and archaeological evidence about every Chinese imperial capital, from the earliest times to the end of the 20th century. It explains the fundamental architectural principles and the visual characteristics of imperial planning in China.

Comprehensive City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 238

Comprehensive City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2020-10-12
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  • Publisher: Routledge

The author’s classic text focuses on the development of cities and how they have been planned and managed through the ages. The tie between land use and municipal administration is explored throughout. Topics include the roots of city management and planning; physical and socioeconomic views of cities; how city planning works within city government; the ties between planning and city politics; zoning and urban design; new towns; and regional planning. This work is the culmination of the author's long career in planning practice. His involvement in government, business, and academics means this book relates to a wide variety of fields. And the author writes in a clear, nontechnical style. Whether you're a city official, a professional, or a concerned citizen, you'll find this a cohesive, readable, and authoritative introduction to the field of planning.

Proceedings of the ... National Conference on City Planning
  • Language: en

Proceedings of the ... National Conference on City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1911
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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American City Planning Since 1890
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 745

American City Planning Since 1890

  • Categories: Art

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People, Politics, Policies and Plans
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

People, Politics, Policies and Plans

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997-04-28
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  • Publisher: SAGE

This is the first substantial book written from first-hand experience by a British planning practitioner, about what the planning process is actually like in a major British city. The city in this case is Manchester, for which authority Ted Kitchen worked from 1979 to 1996. The book looks at how the elements in the making of planning decisions interact. Its primary purpose is to illuminate the complex workings of the planning process in the real world. As well as considering the basic tools of development plan-making and development control used by the planning process, the author looks at the actors - planning staff, elected members and the other main groups of customers of the planning ser...

Camillo Sitte
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 440

Camillo Sitte

This 1889 text by a noted Austrian architect and urban planner ignited a new age of city planning. Inspired by medieval and baroque designs, Sitte emphasized the creation of spacious plazas, enhanced by monuments and other aesthetic elements. Numerous illustrations, plus extensive commentary, notes, and bibliography.

An Introduction to City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

An Introduction to City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1909
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Profession of City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

The Profession of City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-09-29
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  • Publisher: Routledge

In thirty-four provocative and insightful chapters, the nation's leading planners present a definitive assessment of fifty years of city planning and establish a benchmark for the profession for the next fifty years. The book appraises what planners do and how well they do it, how and why their current activities differ from past practices, and how much and in what ways planners have or have not enhanced the quality of urban life and contributed to the intellectual capital of the field.How have the goals, values, and practices of planners changed? What do planners say about their roles and the problems they confront? What is the relevance of their skills, from design capabilities and environ...

Constitutional Limitations on City Planning Powers ...
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 10

Constitutional Limitations on City Planning Powers ...

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1917
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840–1917
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 431

The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840–1917

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-08-06
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

"No understanding of early twentieth-century political and cultural history will be complete without this thorough account of the Progressive Era's most visible legacy." -- Journal of American History