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The City of Grace: An Urban Manifesto

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The City of Grace: An Urban Manifesto

The City of Grace: An Urban Manifesto by David Wadley
English | November 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 981151111X | 261 pages | EPUB | 4.11 MB

In this sweeping appraisal of the urban condition, David Wadley argues that anything less that high-level resolution in modelling the well-being of inhabitants is wasting precious time. Humanity is encountering rising entropy, caused by unsustainable economic and demographic expansion.

Wild London: Urban Escapes in and around the City

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Wild London: Urban Escapes in and around the City

Wild London: Urban Escapes in and around the City by Sam Hodges, Sophie Hodges
English | July 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 1910931624 | 208 pages | EPUB | 89.66 MB

From the authors of London for Lovers, this is an inspiring and comprehensive guide to London's wild side. From exploring secret gardens, parks, farmers markets and city farms, to discovering the best spots for urban bee-keeping, foraging, open-air swimming and mudlarking, Wild London is packed with ideas for how to make the most of London's hidden natural wonder.

The Fall of a Great American City: New York and the Urban Crisis of Affluence

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The Fall of a Great American City: New York and the Urban Crisis of Affluence

The Fall of a Great American City: New York and the Urban Crisis of Affluence by Kevin Baker
English | October 8th, 2019 | ISBN: 1947951149 | 176 pages | EPUB | 11.90 MB

The Fall of a Great American City is the story of what is happening today in New York City and in many other cities across America. It is about how the crisis of affluence is now driving out everything we love most about cities: small shops, decent restaurants, public space, street life, affordable apartments, responsive government, beauty, idiosyncrasy, each other. This is the story of how we came to lose so much—how the places we love most were turned over to land bankers, billionaires, the worst people in the world, and criminal landlords—and how we can - and must - begin to take them back.

Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age

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Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age

Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age by Lizabeth Cohen
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0374254087 | 560 pages | EPUB | 82.98 MB

The story of the postwar American city as refracted through the life and career of the urban planner Edward J. Logue