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City Planning & Urban Development Audiobooks

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    The 99% Invisible City

    A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

    Unabridged

    10 hours 49 min

    An entertaining guide to the unnoticed yet essential elements of our cities, featuring new and exclusive material from the creators of the wildly popular 99% Invisible podcast.Have you ever wondered what those bright, squiggly graffiti marks on the sidewalk mean?Or stopped to ponder who gets to name the streets we walk along?Or what the story is behind those dancing inflatable figures in car ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Radical Technologies

    The Design of Everyday Life

    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 14 min

    Everywhere we turn, a startling new device promises to transfigure our lives. But at what cost? In this urgent and revelatory excavation of our Information Age, leading technology thinker Adam Greenfield forces us to reconsider our relationship with the networked objects, services, and spaces that define us. It is time to re-evaluate the Silicon Valley consensus determining the future. We're told ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    San Fransicko

    Why Progressives Ruin Cities

    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    National bestselling author of APOCALYPSE NEVER skewers progressives for the mishandling of America’s faltering cities.Progressives claimed they knew how to solve homelessness, inequality, and crime. But in cities they control, progressives made those problems worse.Michael Shellenberger has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for thirty years. During that time, he advocated for the ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Summary of Pete Buttigieg's Shortest Way Home

    by Everest Media ...
    Narrated by Digital Voice Mary G ...

    Abridged

    1 hour 5 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Pete Buttigieg's Shortest Way Home in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. I had a very positive experience with the Boston subway system during my freshman year. I would catch the train to the JFK Library for an internship, and I would feel excited to be in a big city... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Portal

    San Francisco's Ferry Building and the Reinvention of American Cities

    by John King ...
    Narrated by Gabriel Vaughan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    A two-time Pulitzer finalist explores the story of American urban design through San Francisco's iconic Ferry Building. Conceived in the Gilded Age, the Ferry Building opened in 1898 as San Francisco's portal to the world-the terminus of the transcontinental railway and a showcase of civic ambition. In silent films and World's Fair postcards, nothing said "San Francisco" more than its soaring ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Gaffs: Why No One Can Get a House, and What We Can Do About It

    by Rory Hearne ...
    Narrated by Rory Hearne ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 57 min

    The book that has been waiting to be written – how Ireland’s housing policy has locked an entire generation out of the housing market and what we should do about it.Millennials are the first generation in Ireland to be worse off than their parents. Trapped in a game of rental roulette, stuck living at home as adults, and many on the brink of homelessness, the Irish housing crisis has defined the ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    The High Cost of Free Parking, Updated Edition

    by Donald Shoup ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 47 min

    In this no-holds-barred treatise, Donald Shoup argues that free parking has contributed to auto dependence, rapid urban sprawl, extravagant energy use, and a host of other problems. Planners mandate free parking to alleviate congestion but end up distorting transportation choices, debasing urban design, damaging the economy, and degrading the environment. Ubiquitous free parking helps explain why ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

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    Earthopolis

    A Biography of Our Urban Planet

    Narrated by Jennifer Woodward ...

    Unabridged

    32 hours 9 min

    This is a biography of Earthopolis, the only Urban Planet we know of. It is a history of how cities gave humans immense power over Earth, for good and for ill. Carl Nightingale takes readers on a sweeping six-continent, six-millennium tour of the world’s cities, culminating in the last 250 years, when we vastly accelerated our planetary realms of action, habitat, and impact, courting dangerous new ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    La cancelación

    El pecado original de AMLO

    Narrated by Bern Hoffman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    Las razones de la polémica decisión de cancelar el NAICM, expuestas por uno de sus principales protagonistas**.**La decisión de cancelar el aeropuerto que había empezado a construirse en Texcoco durante la administración de Peña Nieto, sin duda fue “el sello, el punto de partida, el pecado original” del gobierno de Andrés Manuel López Obrador.En este libro documentado con s... ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Excluded

    How Snob Zoning, NIMBYism, and Class Bias Build the Walls We Don't See

    Narrated by Graham Winton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    An indictment of America's housing policy that reveals the social engineering underlying our segregation by economic class, the social and political fallout that result, and what we can do about itThe last, acceptable form of prejudice in America is based on class and executed through state-sponsored economic discrimination, which is hard to see because it is much more subtle than raw racism.While ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Segregation by Design

    Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities

    Narrated by Rebecca Gibel ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    Segregation by Design draws on more than 100 years of quantitative and qualitative data from thousands of American cities to explore how local governments generate race and class segregation. Starting in the early twentieth century, cities have used their power of land use control to determine the location and availability of housing, amenities (such as parks), and negative land uses (such as ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Urban Food Revolution

    Changing the Way We Feed Cities

    by Peter Ladner ...
    Narrated by Cherlandra Estrada ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic and health care costs and beset by rising food prices. With only a handful of corporations responsible for the lion's share of the food on our supermarket shelves, we are incredibly vulnerable to supply chain disruption.The Urban Food Revolution provides a recipe for community food ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    In the Business of Change

    How Social Entrepreneurs are Disrupting Business as Usual

    Narrated by Elisa Birnbaum ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 10 min

    Meet the social entrepreneurs who are using business to disrupt the status quo and rebuild their communitiesOur communities are facing the fallout from the demise of vital industry, bankrupt economies, bad policy or policing, and political mismanagement. People are looking for answers, and the "same old" simply won't do.In the Business of Change is a practical and inspirational guide that ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Strong Towns

    A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity

    Narrated by Matthew Boston ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 26 min

    Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Build American Prosperity is a book of forward-thinking ideas that breaks with modern wisdom to present a new vision of urban development in the United States. Presenting the foundational ideas of the Strong Towns movement he cofounded, Charles Marohn explains why cities of all sizes continue to struggle to meet their basic needs, and reveals the new ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Black Butterfly

    The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America

    Narrated by Lady Brion ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 44 min

    The world gasped in April 2015 as Baltimore erupted and Black Lives Matter activists, incensed by Freddie Gray's brutal death in police custody, shut down highways and marched on city streets. In The Black Butterfly-a reference to the fact that Baltimore's majority-Black population spreads out on both sides of the coveted strip of real estate running down the center of the city like a butterfly's ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Lost in Austin

    The Evolution of an American City

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    A long-time Austinite and journalist’s exploration of the profound movements that have shaped Austin, Texas—charting the shifts within its vibrant music scene, the impact of rapid urbanization, and the challenges of gentrification—ultimately questioning what this city’s transformation signals for American urban identity.Austin isn’t what it used to be.This is a common sentiment amongst locals, ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    What I Found in a Thousand Towns

    A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities-One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time

    by Dar Williams ...
    Narrated by Dar Williams ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes.Dubbed by the New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has made her career not in stadiums, but touring America's small towns. She has played their venues, composed in their coffee shops, and drunk in their bars. She has seen these communities ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Smart Cities

    Narrated by Wendy Tremont King ...
    Series series MIT Press Essential Knowledge

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    Over the past ten years, urban planners, technology companies, and governments have promoted smart cities with a somewhat utopian vision of urban life made knowable and manageable through data collection and analysis. Emerging smart cities have become both crucibles and showrooms for the practical application of the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and the integration of big data into everyday ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Opportunity Knocks

    How Hard Work, Community, and Business Can Improve Lives and End Poverty

    Narrated by Senator Tim Scott ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 57 min

    In this memoir about overcoming adversity in America, the U. S. Senator responsible for creating "opportunity zones" explains how hard work and community growth can drive businesses and end poverty.Senator Tim Scott knows adversity. As the son of a single mother from North Charleston, South Carolina, he struggled to get through school and had his dreams of a college football career shattered by a ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    GO BIG

    How To Fix Our World

    by Ed Miliband ...
    Narrated by Ed Miliband ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.** INCLUDES BONUS CHAPTER: IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFF LLOYD ***A Guardian, Evening Standard and New Statesman Book to Look Out for in 2021*'GO BIG should be the rallying cry of progressives around the world' Rutger Bregman, author of Humankind______**Good news: the solutions to our problems alread... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Macat Analysis of Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    by Martin Fuller ...
    Narrated by Laurence Bouvard ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 40 min

    The post-World War II era philosophy of urban renewal valued the efficient movement of cars more than it valued the lives of people and wiped out entire neighborhoods dismissed by bureaucrats as slums. Published in 1961, Jacob’s book examines the short-sightedness and failure of this philosophy. She rejects strict statistical study and abstract planning theory in favor of observations of city life ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    The Stories Old Towns Tell

    A Journey Through Cities at the Heart of Europe

    by Marek Kohn ...
    Narrated by Philip Battley ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    A fascinating journey through Europe's old towns, exploring why we treasure them-but also what they hide about a continent's fraught history Historic quarters in cities and towns across the middle of Europe were devastated during the Second World War-some, like those of Warsaw and Frankfurt, had to be rebuilt almost completely. They are now centers of peace and civility that attract millions of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Homelessness is a Housing Problem

    How Structural Factors Explain U.S Patterns

    Unabridged

    6 hours 22 min

    In Homelessness Is a Housing Problem, Gregg Colburn and Clayton Page Aldern seek to explain the substantial regional variation in rates of homelessness in cities across the United States. In a departure from many analytical approaches, Colburn and Aldern shift their focus from the individual experiencing homelessness to the metropolitan area. Using accessible statistical analysis, they test a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Planet of Slums

    by Mike Davis ...
    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 45 min

    The classic, brilliant, bestselling account of the rise of the world's slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now live. From the sprawling barricadas of Lima to the garbage hills of Manila, urbanization has been disconnected from industrialization, even economic growth. Davis portrays a vast humanity warehoused in shantytowns and exiled from the formal world economy. He ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD