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  1. The Competitiveness of Clusters in Globalized Markets

    Implications for Regional Development

    Edited by Mario Davide Parrilli

    The debate on the competitiveness of local and regional clusters in the current globalized markets is a priority as globalization puts pressure on such production systems and forces them to find new ways of competition and sustainability. Many traditional clusters may be constrained by the growth...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

    Next Generation

    By James Schwab

    In 1998, the American Planning Association published the first guidebook for local planners confronting all types of natural disasters: flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, and hurricane. Now APA has issued a report with the latest policies and procedures. The updated manual offers a no-nonsense...

    Published July 1st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  3. Creating Smart-er Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in North America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market-dependent representations of knowledge production are now being replaced with a community of policy makers, academic leaders,...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Urban Industrial Development

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Nathanael Z Hoelzel

    For many communities, promoting job creation is job one. How can city planners stoke the employment engine of industry while keeping their communities green and clean? Sustainable Urban Industrial Development makes the case for local industrial policies geared to the needs of cities and suburbs....

    Published April 1st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  5. Planning Atlanta

    Edited by Harley F Etienne, Barbara Faga

    Some cities avoid change. Others accept it. Atlanta pursues it. More than any other major U.S. city, Atlanta regularly reinvents itself. From the Civil War’s devastation to the 1996 Olympic boom to the current housing crisis, the city’s history is a cycle of rise and fall, ruin and resurgence....

    Published April 1st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  6. Planning and Drought

    By James Schwab

    A tornado rips through town. A hurricane blasts along the coast. An earthquake rocks the city. Most natural disasters hit hard and fast. Droughts are different. They steal in, one cloudless day after another, often catching communities unprepared. Is your community at risk? Planning and Drought...

    Published March 27th 2014 by APA Planners Press

  7. Sustainable Development Projects

    Integrated Design, Development, and Regulation

    By David R. Godschalk, Emil E. Malizia

    Development projects are the building blocks of urban growth. Put enough of the right projects together in the right way, and you have sustainable cities. But getting the pieces to stack up takes a feat of coordination and cooperation. In our market economy, developers, designers, and planners tend...

    Published March 27th 2014 by APA Planners Press

  8. Spatial Planning Systems and Practices in Europe

    A Comparative Perspective on Continuity and Changes

    Edited by Mario Reimer, Panagiotis Getimis, Hans Blotevogel

    Ideal for students and practitioners working in spatial planning, the Europeanization of planning agendas and regional policy in general Spatial Planning Systems and Practices in Europe develops a systematic methodological framework to analyze changes in planning systems throughout Europe. The main...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Resilient Sustainable Cities

    A Future

    Edited by Leonie Pearson, Peter Newton, Peter Roberts

    Urbanization is occurring at an unprecedented rate; by 2050 three quarters of the world’s people will live in urban environments. The cars we drive, products we consume, houses we live in and technology we use will all determine how sustainable our cities will be. Bridging the increasing divide...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Designing Urban Transformation

    By Aseem Inam

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge