Global University and Urban Development, 1st Edition

  • David C. Perry
  • Wim Wiewel
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  • ISBN-10: 0765624486
  • ISBN-13: 9780765624482
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables and Figures.
1: The University, the City, and Land Context and Introduction.
2: The University, the Devolving State, and Development.
3: The University of Helsinki as a Developer.
4: From Conversion to Cash Cow? The University of Lüneburg, Germany.
5: Varsity Real Estate in Scotland New Visions for Town and Gown?.
6: Toward Downtown: Spatial Growth and University Location in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.
7: The University as a Zone of Development.
8: Mexico City and University City: A Story of Struggle for Autonomy through Land.
9: Partnering with Private Corporations to Build on Campus: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
10: Urban and Real Estate Development of the Central University of Venezuela's Rental Zone.
11: Development of the Jatinangor University Area, Indonesia: Growth Problems and Local Responses.
12: The University of Oporto and the Process of Urban Change: An Ambiguous Relationship.
13: The University and the Contested City.
14: Academic Fortress: The Case of Hebrew University on Mount Scopus, Jerusalem.
15: Interface between Academy and Community in Contested Space: The Difficult Dialogue.
16: Lessons Learned.
17: The University, the City, and the State: Institutional Entrepreneurship or Instrumentality of the State?.
About the Editors and Contributors.
About the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.