City Analysis

Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture (UTP Insights)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 23, 2018
Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture (UTP Insights)

Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture (UTP Insights) by Christina D. Rosan,‎ Hamil Pearsall
English | November 30th, 2017 | ASIN: B077XM8BBJ, ISBN: 1442650613, 1442628553 | 208 pages | EPUB | 3.94 MB

Urban agriculture offers promising solutions to many different urban problems, such as blighted vacant lots, food insecurity, storm water runoff, and unemployment. These objectives connect to many cities’ broader goal of “sustainability,” but tensions among stakeholders have started to emerge in cities as urban agriculture is incorporated into the policymaking framework.

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment (City Lights Open Media)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 11, 2018
Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment (City Lights Open Media)

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment (City Lights Open Media) by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
English | January 23rd, 2018 | ASIN: B076BVNBL3, ISBN: 0872867234 | 183 pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB

"Her analysis, erudite and unrelenting, exposes blind spots not just among conservatives, but, crucially, among liberals as well. . . . As a portrait of the deepest structures of American violence, Loaded is an indispensable book."–Patrick Blanchfield, The New Republic America loves guns.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)  Video

Posted by edi1967 at Jan. 7, 2018
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Valerian e la città dei mille pianeti
A Film Luc Besson
DVD9 | PAL | 2.35:1 | 16:9 | 720x576 | 02:11:36 | 5% recovery | 7.7 GB
Audio: English, Italian AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps (6ch) | Subtitles: Italian, English
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action

In the Century XXVIII, the space station Alpha is a city where beings from different planets live together exchanging their knowledge and culture. Peace is granted by a human force, including Major Valerian and his partner Sergeant Laureline. They are assigned by the Defence Minister to retrieve the last species of converter in a dangerous mission. They succeed and back to Alpha, unknown humanoids abduct Commander Arun Filitt expecting to steal the converter…
A Macat Analysis of Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities [Audiobook]

A Macat Analysis of Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities [Audiobook] by Ryan Moore
English | July 26th, 2016 | ASIN: B01J1YWZFI | MP3@64 kbps | 1 hr 38 mins | 46.02 MB
Narrator: Macat.com

The era after World War II saw America's urban planners treat the lives of city-dwellers with disdain. It spawned a philosophy of urban renewal that valued the efficient movement of cars more than it valued the lives of people, and that wiped out entire neighborhoods dismissed by bureaucrats as slums. Published in 1961, Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities examines the shortsightedness and failure of this philosophy.
The Smart City and the Co-Creation of Value: A Source of New Competitiveness in a Low-Carbon Society (Repost)

The Smart City and the Co-Creation of Value: A Source of New Competitiveness in a Low-Carbon Society By Nobuyuki Tokoro
2016 | 125 Pages | ISBN: 4431558446 | PDF | 3 MB

Precarious Imaginaries of Beirut: A City's Suspended Now  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Dec. 1, 2017
Precarious Imaginaries of Beirut: A City's Suspended Now

Precarious Imaginaries of Beirut: A City's Suspended Now by Judith Naeff
English | 22 Dec. 2017 | ISBN: 3319659324 | 254 Pages | PDF | 4.58 MB

This book investigates a shared experience of time and space in the post-civil-war city of Beirut: “the suspended now”. Based on the close analysis of a large corpus of cultural objects; including visual art, literature, architecture and cinema;

The Changing Space Economy of City-Regions: The Gauteng City-Region, South Africa  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Nov. 1, 2017
The Changing Space Economy of City-Regions: The Gauteng City-Region, South Africa

The Changing Space Economy of City-Regions: The Gauteng City-Region, South Africa By Koech Cheruiyot
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 304 Pages | ISBN : 331967482X | 12.34 MB

This book addresses the South African Space Economy and its stark disparities and dualisms through an assessment of the Gauteng City-Region – the largest economic agglomeration in the country and on a continent bedevilled by a myriad of development challenges. The book’s focus on understanding the overall character of Gauteng City-Region’s Space Economy – through data mining/analysis and mapping – comprehensively supplements the Space Economy literature on the region.

Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh: The City Corporation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Oct. 11, 2017
Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh: The City Corporation

Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh: The City Corporation by Pranab Kumar Panday
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319495976 | 139 Pages | PDF | 5.6 MB

This book provides an analysis of the urban government system in Bangladesh, focusing on its upper tier, the City Corporation (CC), and the institutional and legal frameworks within which it operates.

Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Feb. 20, 2018
Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City

Scott A. Huesing, "Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City"
ISBN: 1621577341 | 2018 | EPUB | 256 pages | 644 KB
Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food: More Than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home, Revised and Expanded Edition

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food: More Than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home, Revised and Expanded Edition by Tom Fitzmorris, Emeril Lagasse
English | February 20th, 2018 | ISBN: 1683352254 | 512 pages | EPUB | 11.62 MB

Tom Fitzmorris is uniquely qualified to write about the food of New Orleans. Born in the Crescent City on Mardi Gras, he has been eating, celebrating, and writing about the city's cuisine for more than 30 years.