Global Universities and Urban Development: Case Studies and Analysis

Global Universities and Urban Development: Case Studies and Analysis : Case Studies and Analysis

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The 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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  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 154.94 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • tables, figures, bibliographic references, index
  • 0765620391
  • 9780765620392

Table of contents

List of Tables and Figures; Foreword, Rosalind Greenstein; Preface; Part I. Introduction; 1. The University, the City, and Land: Context and Introduction, David C. Perry and Wim Wiewel; Part II. The University, the Devolving State, and Development; 2. The University of Helsinki as a Developer, Anne Haila; 3. From Conversion to Cash Cow? The University of Luneburg, Germany, Katrin B. Anacker and Uwe Altrock; 4. Varsity Real Estate in Scotland: New Visions for Town and Gown? Deborah Peel; 5. Toward Downtown: Spatial Growth and University Location in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Yuichi Takeuchi; Part III. The University as a Zone of Development; 6. Mexico City and University City: A Story of Struggle for Autonomy through Land, Carlos Morales-Schechinger and Sara Garcia Jimenez; 7. Partnering with Private Corporations to Build on Campus: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, GwangYa Han and Wann Yu; 8. Urban and Real Estate Development of the Central University of Venezuela's Rental Zone, Abner J. Colmenares; 9. Development of the Jatinangor University Area, Indonesia: Growth Problems and Local Responses, Wilmar Salim; 10. The University of Oporto and the Process of Urban Change: An Ambiguous Relationship, Isabel Breda-Vazquez, Paulo Conceiao, and Sonia Alves; Part IV. The University and the Contested City; 11. Academic Fortress: The Case of Hebrew University on Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Haim Yacobi; 12. Interface between Academy and Community in Contested Space: The Difficult Dialogue, Frank Gaffikin; Part V. Lessons Learned; 13. The University, the City, and the State: Institutional Entrepreneurship or Instrumentality of the State? Wim Wiewel and David C. Perry; About the Editors and Contributors; About the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; Index.
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