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Turning Point 2020: Blueprint for Local Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Turning Point 2020: Blueprint for Local Harmony discusses the problems confronting humankind throughout the world and offers a distinct comprehensive solution for people to organize themselves to change the world. Fun-to-read, easy-to-understand, witty, informative and optimistic.
Simple Zoning
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
Simple Zoning is a proposed enhancing of traditional zoning classifications that offers the advantages of both simplicity and flexibility – particularly with regard to promoting friendly mixed uses while still protecting property values.
Outskirts of Vision: first chapter
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
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Ben is a young architect who suddenly appears in a dangerous, apocalyptic world. He knows what he's doing there - He's on a mission to investigate the city. The only person he gravitates towards and communicates with is a violent, rebellious anarchist. It soon becomes apparent that they both share knowledge about the city: They both know that it changes. Surprisingly, no other person is aware of t
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
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There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
We don't need history
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Participatory planning is very sought after concept in the domain of planning in current practices. Delhi is a very progressive city and the city planners and administrators are very active in adopting and implementing current best practices across the world. There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.