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Critical Concepts in Built Environment

A new series for 2013, Critical Concepts in Built Environment deals with this much researched area of study that has been subject to extensive debate. The first title to appear in the series covers building sustainability. With a consistent need for buildings to meet standards of sustainability, this text covers an area which is rapidly becoming an important focus in environmental and construction studies. Titles in the Major Works series are edited and introduced be leading experts in the field.

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  1. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Buildings

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Planning Theory
    Edited by Ali Madanipour
    To Be Published June 5th 2015
  2. Mobilities
    Edited by Ole B. Jensen
    To Be Published June 5th 2015
  3. Public Space
    Edited by Vikas Mehta
    To Be Published July 13th 2015
  4. Healthy Cities
    Edited by Jason Corburn
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  5. Environmental Assessment
    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  6. Community Planning and Development
    Edited by Rhonda Phillips
    To Be Published December 15th 2015
  7. Urban Planning After Disasters
    Edited by Robert Olshansky
    To Be Published March 15th 2016

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