Global Universities and Urban Development
Case Studies and Analysis
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Global Universities and Urban Development by Wim Wiewel
Book DescriptionThe editors of "The University as Urban Developer" now extend that work's groundbreaking analysis of the university's important role in the growth and development of the American city to the global view. Linking the fields of urban development, higher education, and urban design, "Global Universities and Urban Development" covers universities and communities around the world, including Germany, Korea, Scotland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Finland - 13 countries in all.The book features contributions from noted urban scholars, campus planners and architects, and university administrators from all the countries represented. They provide a wide-angled perspective of the issues and practices that comprise university real estate development around the globe. A concluding chapter by the editors offers practical evaluations of the many cases and identifies best practices in the field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765620408
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wim Wiewel
Global Universities and Urban Development, Hardback (March 2008)
Linking the fields of urban development, higher education, and urban design, this book covers universities and communities around the world, including Germany, Korea, Scotland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Finland. It features contributions from scholars, campus planners and architects, and university administrators from the countries represented.
University as Urban Developer, Paperback (May 2005)
Integrating topics in urban development, real estate, higher education administration, urban design, and campus landscape architecture, this book explores the role of the university as a developer. It offers an array of case studies and analyses that clarify the important roles that universities play in the growth and development of cities.
Partnerships for Smart Growth, Paperback (March 2005)
Linking the worlds of community development, higher education administration, and urban design, this guidebook offers information on how universities and communities can best develop partnership projects. Partnerships for Smart Growth includes case studies, geographically diverse locations and urban, suburban, and rural projects.
Suburban Sprawl, Paperback (July 2002)» View all books by Wim Wiewel
This work combines historical, political, economic, geographical and urban planning analysis to provide a comprehensive overview of how and why urban sprawl occurs.
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