The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning / Edition 1

The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning / Edition 1

by Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr
     
 

The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning brings together contributions from leaders in landscape, transportation, and urban planning today. The authors present an international range of case studies - from Europe, Australia, North America, Asia and Africa - that ground the exploration of ideas in the realities of sustainable urban and regional planning,… See more details below

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The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning brings together contributions from leaders in landscape, transportation, and urban planning today. The authors present an international range of case studies - from Europe, Australia, North America, Asia and Africa - that ground the exploration of ideas in the realities of sustainable urban and regional planning, landscape planning and present the prospects for using virtual worlds for modeling spatial environments and their application in planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540407485
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/13/2003
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Editors' Introduction1
Ch. 2Spatial Planning in the Twenty-First Century: Continuing or Ceasing?21
Ch. 3Venice, Venice, and Venice: Three Realities of the European City31
Ch. 4Sustainable Development and Urban Management in Developing Countries: The Case of Africa43
Ch. 5Indicator Sets on City and Cantonal Levels in Switzerland: Tools for Sustainable Development61
Ch. 6Implementing Sustainable Urban Development: The Case of Kunming, China71
Ch. 7Transforming Cityspace85
Ch. 8City of Regions: Improving Territorial Governance in the Zurich's "Glattal-Stadt"111
Ch. 9Increasing Resistance to Political Consulting127
Ch. 10Evaluation and Decision Support Systems in Multiple Land Use Planning: The Dutch Case139
Ch. 11Dynamic Immersive Visualization: Negotiating Landscape Images157
Ch. 12Behavioral Monitoring in Virtual Environments: A Basis for Agent Modeling in Urban Parks173
Ch. 13Assessment of Urban Green Space Qualities Using 3D Visualization Tools185
Ch. 14Movism: Prologue to a New Visual Theory in Landscape Architecture199
Ch. 15Hiking in Real and Virtual Worlds207
Ch. 16Complex Systems Applications for Transportation Planning217
Ch. 17On the Variability of Human Activity Spaces237
Ch. 18Networked Systems: Challenges in Risk Analysis and Availability Assessment263
Ch. 19Material Flow Analysis as a Tool for Sustainable Management of the Built Environment281
Index299

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