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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Death and Life of Great American Cities.   

Tearing Down the Streets: Adventures in Urban Anarchy

Jeff Ferrell - Architecture - 2002 - 288 pages
Along the way the book investigates a remarkable range on contemporary public controversies involving these underground groups, documenting the ways in which their on-the ...
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Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by Design

Avi Friedman - Architecture - 2002 - 224 pages
The suburbs house two-thirds of North America’s population and are the subject of much debate and criticism. Planning the New Suburbia proposes ways to respond to the challenge ...
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Rainforest Cities: Urbanization, Development, and Globalization of the ...

John O. Browder, Brian J. Godfrey - Architecture - 1997 - 429 pages
"Comprehensive and useful analysis of region's urbanization process. Compares eastern and western segments, and illustrates heterogeneity of urban frontier. Concludes that ...
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Promise and Betrayal: Universities and the Battle for Sustainable Urban ...

John I. Gilderbloom, R. L. Mullins Jr. - Architecture - 2012 - 252 pages
Argues that universities can help revitalize poor neighborhoods.
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Restoring America's Neighborhoods: How Local People Make a Difference

Michael R. Greenberg - Architecture - 1999 - 212 pages
What does it take to mobilize a grass-roots force dedicated to bringing new life into a decaying neighborhood? Can any one person or group successfully halt physical ...
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Giving Ground: The Politics of Propinquity

Joan Copjec, Michael Sorkin - Architecture - 1999 - 312 pages
This volume seeks to address a number of broad questions, including: what is the role and limit of urban space in the expression of group and individual rights and desires?; do ...
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The Tourist City

Dennis R. Judd, Susan S. Fainstein - Architecture - 1999 - 340 pages
An investigation of tourism and its transforming impact on cities, by urban experts from a variety of disciplines. They examine such tourist meccas as Las Vegas, Orlando and ...
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John Reader - Architecture - 2004 - 358 pages
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After-images of the City

Joan Ramon Resina, Dieter Ingenschay - Architecture - 2003 - 269 pages
Criticism on the textual and iconographic construction of the city is extensive, yet the problem of historical change in representations of "the urban" has received little ...
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