Visualizing Sustainable Planning

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we are a part of, the current discussions of global recession in the media alerts us to the occasional perils of the globalized economic system. The globally dispersed, intricately integrated, and hyper-complex socio-economic-ecological system is d- ficult to analyze, comprehend and communicate without effective visualization tools. Given that planners are at the frontlines in the effort to prepare as well as build res- ience in the impacted communities, appropriate visualization tools are indispensable for effective planning. Second, planners have largely been slow to incorporate the advances in visuali- tion research emerging from other domains of inquiry. The research on visualizing 3-dimensional environments have now entered the mainstream of computer science with a number of highly cited articles. Other disciplines, such as graphic design, geography and cartography have also lead in the development of new forms of vi- alization and communication, both conceptually and technologically. In contrast, the literature on modeling and visualization in planning has relied heavily on g- graphic information systems (GIS) tools that continue to provide two-dimensional spatial maps in formats not significantly different from those of a decade ago. This is not to suggest that research on planning support systems and GIS have been stagnant. Integrated models of transportation-land use-environment have become more sophisticated and several operational models are currently in use. Regardless, visualization research in planning has not kept pace with these developments. This volume attempts to redress this gap in the planning literature.

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Illustrations Note:
XIV, 262 p.
Table of Contents:
Planning.- Planning Sustainable Living.- Visualizing Planning for a Sustainable World.- GIS-based Applications and the English Planning System: Modeling Town Centers and Housing Potential.- Monitoring the Effective and Efficient Use of Land: The English Approach.- Augmented Reality and Immersive Scenarios in Urban Planning.- Environmental Issues.- Urban Meteorological Modeling.- Urban Drainage Modeling and Flood Risk Management.- Environmental Noise.- Work-Facilitating Information Visualization Techniques for Complex Wastewater Systems.- Simulation and Visualization of Indoor Acoustics Using Phonon Tracing.- Case Study.- Digital Phoenix Project: A Multidimensional Journey through Time.- PhD-Theses.- Estimating Residential Building Types from Demographic Information at a Neighborhood Scale.- Visualization of Sustainability Indicators: A Conceptual Framework.- Modeling Dynamic Land-Use Transition for Transportation Sustainability.- Sustainable Phoenix: Lessons from the Dutch Model.- Toward Dynamic Real-Time Informative Warning Systems.
Editor:
Steinebach, Gerhard;Steinebach
Guhathakurta, Subhrajit;Guhathakurta
Hagen, Hans;Hagen
Remarks:
State of the art in visualization of urban and regional planning


Reflects the work of an interdisciplinary team


Brings together a rich compendium of visualization tools

Media Type:
Softcover
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Biography Artist:
Prof. Dr. Hans Hagen:


March 1982: PhD (Mathematics), University of Dortmund


1983-1986: Assistant Professor at Arizona State University


1986-1988: Professor (C3), TU Braunschweig


since 1988: Professor (C4), University of Kaiserslautern


Hans Hagen is heading the research group for Computer Graphics and Computer Geometry at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He is both national and international a pioneer in his research domains geometric modeling and scientific visualization.


Prof. Dr. Subhrajit Guhathakurta:


1987: MCRP, Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa


1991: Ph. D., City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley


1992-93: Visiting Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University, Ames


1993-94: Research Associate, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics and Institute of Urban and Regional Development, UC Berkeley


1994-2000: Assistant Professor, School of Planning and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University


Mar-Jun 2000: Visiting Faculty, School of Geographical Sciences and Planning, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia


Oct 2000-Jan 2001: Visiting Faculty, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, India


since 2000: Associate Professor, School of Planning and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University


Prof. Guhathakurta has developed a keen interest in urban modeling since his involvement with Prof. John Landis at UC Berkeley and the California Urban Futures Modeling effort.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Steinebach:


1979: Received ‘Diploma Spatial and Environmental Planning’ (Dipl.-Ing. Raum- und Umweltplanung) at University of Kaiserslautern


1979-1987: Research Assistant, University of Kaiserslautern


1987: PhD (Dr.-Ing. Raum- und Umweltplanung), University of Kaiserslautern


1988-2000: Co-Founder and Managing Director of ‘Forschungs- und Informationsgesellschaft der Raum- und Umweltplanung (FIRU)’


1997-1999: Visiting Professor, University of Kaiserslautern


Since 1999: Professor (C4), University of Kaiserslautern


Gerhard Steinebach is a recognized expert in his research domains: ‘Urban ecology - focusing on the environmental impacts of development’, ‘Conversion of military and industrial brownfields’ and ‘Management of planning procedures’.

Language:
English
Edition:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2009
Number of Pages:
262
Summary:
This volume presents the state of the art in the rapidly growing field of visualization as related to problems in urban and regional planning. It brings together a rich compendium of visualization tools.

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
August 23, 2016
Package Dimensions:
0.235 x 0.155 x 0.017 m; 0.576 kg
GTIN:
09783662518991
DUIN:
5PC9BO2I46T
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