Regeneration of Cities
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 308 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 May 2008|
This book is written with an objective to discuss various issues pertaining to urban regeneration. In course of discussions, valid questions are raised with an intention to cover social, economic and also spatial aspects of city rebuilding. The book is divided into three parts. The first part covers world view on urban regeneration and discusses city rebuilding processes in United States, United Kingdom and Europe. It further discusses transportation system and urban form of cities with focus on new urban centers. Classic examples of efficient town planning decisions of new cities around London and also new towns developed in India post independence are covered. The second part focuses on drawing regeneration strategies for Allahabad, a historic city of India. An established centre of administration, education and culture, and once the capital of the province, Allahabad has been an integral part of our history. The city has contributed immensely towards the building of modern day India. University of Allahabad, also known as the 'Oxford of the East', imparted quality higher education. The third part suggests various regeneration strategies for Allahabad and also for other similar historic cities in India. The regeneration strategies are based keeping in mind the educational and cultural aspect and also aims at strengthening the key historic nodes which are a vital part of our history and culture.
New India Publishing Agency|
22.91 x 15.19 x 1.91 centimetres (0.58 kg)|
15+ years |