You are looking at 1 - 10 of 17 items :

  • Author or Editor: Peter Nijkamp x
Clear All Modify Search
You do not have access to this content

Andrea Caragliu, Chiara Del Bo and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This content is available to you

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

You do not have access to this content

Creative Knowledge Cities

Myths, Visions and Realities

Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools for enhancing creative knowledge cities, as well as expounding potentially negative impacts of knowledge based city policies.
You do not have access to this content

The Rise of the City

Spatial Dynamics in the Urban Century

Edited by Karima Kourtit, Peter Nijkamp and Roger R. Stough

This book examines urban growth and the dynamics that are transforming the city and city regions in the 21st century focusing specifically on the spatial aspects of this process in the “Urban Century”. Forces that are driving city growth include agglomeration spillovers, concentration of innovation and entrepreneurship, diversity of information and knowledge resources, and better amenities and higher wages. These benefits produce a positive reinforcing system that attracts more people with new ideas and information, fuelling innovation, new products and services and more high-wage jobs, thereby attracting more people. Such growth also produces undesirable effects such as air and water pollution, poverty, congestion and crowding. These combined factors both impact and change the geography and spatial dynamics of the city. These transformations and the public policies that may be critical to the quality of life, both today and in the future, are the substance of this book.