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Planning And Place In The City

Author : Marichela Sepe
ISBN : 9780415664752
Genre : Architecture
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Under the influence of globalization, the centres of many cities in the industrialised world are losing their place identity, the set of cultural markers that define a city’s uniqueness and make it instantly recognisable. A key task for planners and residents, working together, is to preserve that unique sense of place without making the city a parody of itself. In Planning and Place in the City, Marichela Sepe explores the preservation, reconstruction and enhancement of cultural heritage and place identity. She outlines the history of the concept of placemaking, and sets out the range of different methods of analysis and assessment that are used to help pin down the nature of place identity. This book also uses the author's own survey-based method called PlaceMaker to detect elements that do not feature in traditional mapping and identifies appropriate planning interventions. Case studies investigate cities in Europe, North America and Asia, which demonstrate how surveys and interviews can be used to draw up an analytical map of place identity. This investigative work is a crucial step in identifying cultural elements which will influence what planning decisions should be taken in the future. The maps aim to establish a dialogue with local residents and support planners and administrators in making sustainable changes. The case studies are amply illustrated with survey data sheets, photos, and coloured maps. Innovative and broad-based, Planning and Place in the City lays out an approach to the identification and preservation of place and cultural heritage suitable for students, academics and professionals alike.

Smart Methods For Environmental Externalities

Author : Gert de Roo
ISBN : 9781317054160
Genre : Political Science
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In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the development of some innovative practical instruments for aiding sustainable environmental spatial policy. This book discusses these new 'methods for environmental externalities' and their significance in the development and delivery of Dutch environmental policies, particularly how they ensure that issues such as health and hygiene are introduced in the early stages of spatial planning processes. This book highlights the most prominent and relevant of these innovative 'methods for environmental externalities' as well as comparing them with some of the classic methods, and analysing strengths and weaknesses. It argues that having such a broad and varied choice of methods is the key to ensuring the impressive and groundbreaking Dutch creativity in environmental management. In conclusion, the book extrapolates current trends in environmental policy, expresses likely and possible developments in 'methods for environmental externalities' and shows how such methods can contribute in our ongoing attempts to develop and deliver liveable, pleasant and sustainable towns and cities.

Local Heritage Global Context

Author : John Schofield
ISBN : 0754678296
Genre : Social Science
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'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. Here, a diverse range of practitioners from NGO, agency and cultural heritage/archaeology backgrounds review the meanings of the concept, and assess its usefulness in heritage management practice. The book breaks new ground, addressing place attachment from a cultural heritage perspective, and drawing on local and national interests from a diversity of cultural situations.

Jewish Topographies

Author : Julia Brauch
ISBN : 0754671186
Genre : Science
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Grounding a range of global case studies from past and present within a theoretical framework of the 'spatial turn', it explores innovative metholodological approaches that help to map Jewish topographies, thereby offering a fascinating new perspective on Jewish places in their diversity and multi-dimensionality.

Sense Of Place Health And Quality Of Life

Author : John Eyles
ISBN : 0754673324
Genre : Science
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This important book brings together work related to sense of place and health, broadly defined, from the perspective of a variety of fields and disciplines. It will give the reader an understanding of both the range of applications of this construct withi

Place Identity Participation And Planning

Author : Cliff Hague
ISBN : 0203646754
Genre : Architecture
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The central concern of this book is place identity, and its representation and manipulation through planning. Place identity is of growing international concern, both in planning practice and in academic work. The issue is important to practitioners because of the impact of globalisation on notions of place. This book includes comparisons between Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and Scotland, focusing strongly on the question of how different spatial planning systems and practices are currently conceiving and affecting issues of place identity.

Unruly Places

Author : Alastair Bonnett
ISBN : 9780544101579
Genre : History
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Illustrated with original maps and drawings, this stunning exploration of the world's hidden geographies reveals the moving villages, secret cities and no man's lands that will inspire urban explorers, off-the-beaten-trail wanderers and armchair travelers. 25,000 first printing.

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