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Designing in the Context of Urban Heterotopia By Olha Romaniuk
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The book explores the condition of urban heterotopia and its implications on the decision-making processes of formulating a building program within a dense urban fabric. The author argues that... More > heterotopia is exacerbated by the multiplicity of users and stakeholders at an urban site and can only be remedied through a transversal participative design process. The outcome of the research resulted in an implementation of the developed programming methods at an urban site in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA.< Less
Designing in the Context of Urban Heterotopia By Olha Romaniuk
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The book explores the condition of urban heterotopia and its implications on the decision-making processes of formulating a building program within a dense urban fabric. The author argues that... More > heterotopia is exacerbated by the multiplicity of users and stakeholders at an urban site and can only be remedied through a transversal participative design process. The outcome of the research resulted in an implementation of the developed programming methods at an urban site in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA.< Less
Hands On Guide: Urban Planning & Housing By Prakash Apte
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This book is intended to serve as a guide to public spirited men and women, students and professionals who may want to participate effectively in the planning of their cities, environs and habitat.... More > The book provides guidelines for the planning of regions, cities, projects for habitat and project evaluation of planning proposals. It provides food for thought to the state legislators, guidelines to the policy makers and lessons to the enforcement agencies in resolving issues with equity. It hopes to demonstrate to the reader, through examples, how these issues have been handled by the author during his 52 years of experience in regional and city planning and urban development. The author’s considerable experience as consultant with organizations like the World Bank, HUDCO, City & Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, and many government and non-government committees dealing with urban issues is reflected in the content of this book.< Less
Exploring Web 2.0 in Urban Planning By Chris Steins
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Emerging technologies are fundamentally changing how we plan, develop and manage our urban areas. Likewise, planning professionals are increasingly being called on to adopt new technologies to plan,... More > communicate planning concepts and engage citizens in the planning process. This collection of articles introduces a range of Web 2.0 technologies that can be applied to the field of planning, including Web surveys, Twitter, Web-based geographic information systems, Google transit, citizen engagement strategies, and image visualizations. The six white papers in this document were researched and written by authors at the School of Policy, Planning, and Development University of Southern California as part of a Spring, 2009 graduate- level course on Internet Technologies and Urban Planning.< Less
Exploring Web 2.0 in Urban Planning By Chris Steins
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Emerging technologies are fundamentally changing how we plan, develop and manage our urban areas. Likewise, planning professionals are increasingly being called on to adopt new technologies to plan,... More > communicate planning concepts and engage citizens in the planning process. This collection of articles introduces a range of Web 2.0 technologies that can be applied to the field of planning, including Web surveys, Twitter, Web-based geographic information systems, Google transit, citizen engagement strategies, and image visualizations. The six white papers in this document were researched and written by authors at the School of Policy, Planning, and Development University of Southern California as part of a Spring, 2009 graduate- level course on Internet Technologies and Urban Planning.< Less
Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India By Nina Osswald, Manoj K. Menon
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The Indian domestic market for organic food has been developing dynamically over the past few years. This study presents wide-ranging insights into the current state and future prospects of organic... More > food markets in urban India, focusing principally on Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The authors identify challenges and obstacles to growth in organic supply chains, examine best-practice examples of successful and holistic market development, and suggest sustainable, long-term models of growth for organic producers. Case studies are used throughout the book to illustrate these points. Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India also includes the most comprehensive bibliography currently available on the Indian domestic market for organic food. The book is a valuable resource for organic manufacturers, traders, retailers, policy makers and researchers. It is also of great practical use to urban citizen in India interested in consuming sustainably.< Less
Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India By Nina Osswald, Manoj K. Menon
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The Indian domestic market for organic food has been developing dynamically over the past few years. This study presents wide-ranging insights into the current state and future prospects of organic... More > food markets in urban India, focusing principally on Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The authors identify challenges and obstacles to growth in organic supply chains, examine best-practice examples of successful and holistic market development, and suggest sustainable, long-term models of growth for organic producers. Case studies are used throughout the book to illustrate these points. Organic Food Marketing in Urban Centres of India also includes the most comprehensive bibliography currently available on the Indian domestic market for organic food. The book is a valuable resource for organic manufacturers, traders, retailers, policy makers and researchers. It is also of great practical use to urban citizen in India interested in consuming sustainably.< Less
Plasma Works From Topological Geometries to Urban Landscaping By Maria Elisabetta Bonafede
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Volume #33 of "The IT Revolution in Architecture", this book outlines the work of Plasma studio, from the cultural elements tied to landform, to the parametric development of the projects,... More > to the very organization of the studio. The topological geometries of the interior of the Hotel Puerta America; the advanced conceptualization of landform architecture; the approach to the complex design synthesis of landscape urbanism at the great Flowing Gardens in Xi’an are a demonstration of how digital experimentation is a crucial weapon today. The author explores the intersections between digital philosophy, emerging technologies, and architecture and offers the reader the first complete critical and theoretical analysis of the work of Plasma studio. Founder and editor of the book series before with Birkhäuser and Testo&Immagine and now with Edilstampa, is Antonino Saggio. www.arc1.Uniroma1.it/Saggio/IT< Less
RE-ENVISIONING HEALTH IN KUMASI By Urban Design Lab
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I am very pleased that the Millennium Cities Initiative and the Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute, and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Urban Design... More > program at Columbia University have been coming to Kumasi for the past two years to work alongside students of the Department of Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to together address important urban issues in Kumasi. I am also glad that this work has been done in cooperation with our traditional authorities, government leaders and communities. I hope that the poposed projects, written essays, and compiled research for sustainable development for Kumasi will be studied and used by the traditional authorities, governmental bodies, academic institutions and citizen groups, to help transform Kumasi into a city with an enterprising economy, good ecology, and a healthy society.” OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II ASANTEHENE< Less
Re-Envisioning Health In Kumasi By Urban Design Lab
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I am very pleased that the Millennium Cities Initiative and the Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute, and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Urban Design... More > program at Columbia University have been coming to Kumasi for the past two years to work alongside students of the Department of Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to together address important urban issues in Kumasi. I am also glad that this work has been done in cooperation with our traditional authorities, government leaders and communities. I hope that the poposed projects, written essays, and compiled research for sustainable development for Kumasi will be studied and used by the traditional authorities, governmental bodies, academic institutions and citizen groups, to help transform Kumasi into a city with an enterprising economy, good ecology, and a healthy society. OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II ASANTEHENE< Less