Urban Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion
商品説明：This publication about the urban agenda in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is timely as the world economy embraces the region with accelerated growth. An important element of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Economic Community, the GMS is expected to catch up with the rest of Asia by 2050. With urbanization levels still averaging about 30%, gross domestic product contributions of town...
Green Technologies and Infrastructure to Enhance Urban Ecosystem Services
商品説明：These proceedings of the Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference (SSC) in Moscow from May 23 to 26, 2018 addresses important questions regarding the global trend of urbanization. What are the environmental consequences of megacities’ expansion? What smart solutions can make life in cities safe, comfortable and environmentally friendly? It is projected that 70% of the global population will live in...
3 Joël Beddows/Kenza Benali/Philippe Couton
Ottawa, lieu de vie français
商品説明：Ottawa, lieu de vie français traite des transformations urbaines et des façons pour les francophones d’Ottawa de penser et de construire leur ville, à partir des années 1960, creuset d’idées et d’actions qui moulent encore aujourd’hui la vie française de la capitale. Issu du Chantier Ottawa, un projet collaboratif et interdisciplinaire, cet ouvrage magistral réunit des chercheurs qui s’intéressent...
Scaling up SDGs Implementation
商品説明：This volume challenges global leaders and citizenry to do more in order to resource the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (AfSD) and its 17 interwoven Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Starting from the concept ‘we cannot manage what we cannot measure’, the book presents some cases showing how to draw national level baselines for the domestication and localisation o...
5 Susan Mallery
Summer Days (A Fool's Gold Novel, Book 7)
商品説明：New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery returns with a new Fool’s Gold trilogy featuring three rugged cowboys who will find love in the unlikeliest of places. … Locked in an unexpected land dispute, Rafe Stryker is trapped in the one place he vowed never to return toーthe Castle Ranch in Fool’s Gold, California. He made millions facing ruthless adversaries in the boardroom, but nothing coul...
6 Kirkpatrick Sale
Human Scale Revisited
商品説明：Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable result of bigness grown out of controlーand what can be done about it. The result is a keenly updated, carefully argued case for bringing human endeavors back to scales we can comprehend and...
7 Chuanglin Fang/Danlin Yu/Hanying Mao
China's Urban Pattern
商品説明：The book embarks on the tasks to systematically analyze the macro background of the spatial patterns of China’s urban development, the theoretical foundations and framework, and its changing trajectory. From a quantitative perspective, we attempt to evaluate the rationale behind the spatial patterns of China’s urban development and systematically simulate the various scenarios. From the simulation...
Construction Industry Advance and Change
商品説明：A nation’s construction industry is essentially home grown, a derivative of its culture, history, geography and economic circumstances with every building or road a unique product, always a prototype, unlike the honed prototypes set up for efficient production runs of other industries. In terms of what was built and the standards achieved, Construction Industry Advance and Change: Progress in Eigh...
Rural Planning from an Environmental Systems Perspective
商品説明：This book synthesizes knowledge from several fields that are crucial to sustainable rural development: the physical environment, biological and agricultural production, rural sociology and economics. It takes a systems perspective incorporating systems analysis, landscape analysis and soil, water, and land planning. Directed toward graduate students and professionals, it provides a source of infor...
11 Miguel Torres
Seville: Through the Urban Void
商品説明：Recent years have seen a growing interest in undetermined and unqualified urban spaces. Understanding cities as spaces for encounter, conflict and otherness, this book argues that this indeterminacy is not marginal but a key characteristic of urban space, and degrees of liberty foster change, creativity, and political action. The urban void is a conceptual construct that aims to render a principle...
12 Bose Ranjan K.
Energy Efficient Cities: Assessment Tools And Benchmarking Practices
商品説明：Energy is intrinsic to urban settlements, embedded in the built environment, and directly used to power socio-economic activity, transport and communications, and enable the provision of municipal services. In response to the crucial role of urban energy efficiency for environmentally sustainable and inclusive development processes, ESMAP's Energy Efficient Cities Initiative (EECI) was launched in...
13 Gary Sands/Laura A. Reese
Roads to Prosperity
商品説明：Roads to Prosperity: Economic Development Lessons from Midsize Canadian Cities explores the relative prosperity of midsize Canadian urban areas (population 50,000 to 400,000) over the past two decades. Communities throughout North America have strived for decades to maintain and enhance the prosperity of their residents. In the areas that are the focus of this research, the results of these effort...
14 Jerome Krase/Judith N. DeSena
Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn
商品説明：In this book, the authors “revisit” two iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods, Crown Heights-Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Greenpoint-Williamsburg, where they have been active scholars since the 1970s. Krase and DeSena's comprehensive view from the street describes and analyses the neighborhoods' decline and rise with a focus on race and social class. They look closely at the strategies used to resist and...
15 Yifeng Yao
Nanjing: Historical Landscape and Its Planning from Geographical Perspective
商品説明：This book studies the historical changes of the cityscape of Nanjing from the point of view of geographical systems. Nanjing is a city located along the Yangtze River, originated 2500 years ago, after which ten dynasties established their capital dependent on the geographical conditions. The book focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of mountain and river systems in the various historical...
16 Myka Tucker-Abramson
商品説明：Throughout the 1950s, a coalition of developers, politicians, and planners bulldozed vast areas of land deemed “slums” or “blighted” to make way for freeways, public and private housing projects, cultural centers, and skyscrapers. While the program was national, New York was ground zero, and the demolition and monumental reconstruction of the city created a distinctive urban sensorium, rooted in t...
18 Ben Derudder/Frank Witlox/Sven Conventz
Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economy
商品説明：The overarching research topic addressed in this book is the complex and multifaceted interaction between infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions on the one hand and knowledge generation in these city-regions on the other hand. To this end, the book brings together chapters analysing how infrastructural accessibility is related to changing patterns of business location of knowle...
19 William B. Eimicke/Howard W. Buffett
Social Value Investing
商品説明：Social Value Investing presents a new way to approach some of society’s most difficult and intractable challenges. Although many of our world’s problems may seem too great and too complex to solve ー inequality, climate change, affordable housing, corruption, healthcare, food insecurity ー solutions to these challenges do exist, and will be found through new partnerships bringing together leaders fr...
Open Source Geospatial Science for Urban Studies
商品説明：This book is mainly focused on two themes: transportation and smart city applications. Open geospatial science and technology is an increasingly important paradigm that offers the opportunity to promote the democratization of geographical information, the transparency of governments and institutions, as well as social, economic and urban opportunities. During the past decade, developments in the a...