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New and Published Books

  1. Shapers of Urban Form

    Explorations in Morphological Agency

    Edited by Peter J. Larkham, Michael P. Conzen

    People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day. Larkham and Conzen collect new...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Designing Productive Cities

    By André Viljoen, Katrin Bohn

    This book is the long awaited sequel to "Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities". "Second Nature Urban Agriculture" updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Incomplete Streets

    Processes, practices, and possibilities

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Planning Against the Political

    Democratic Deficits in European Territorial Governance

    Edited by Jonathan Metzger, Philip Allmendinger, Stijn Oosterlynck

    This book brings together a number of highly innovative and thought provoking contributions from European researchers in territorial governance-related fields such as human geography, planning studies, sociology, and management studies. The contributions share the ambition of highlighting troubling...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Disaster Risk Reduction

    Cases from Urban Africa

    By Mark Pelling, Ben Wisner

    Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban risk and its reduction in Africa, the most rapidly urbanizing region of the world.' Professor Jo Beall, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics '...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Urban Metabolism

    A Tool for Urban Planning

    Edited by Nektarios Chrysoulakis, Eduardo Anselmo de Castro, Eddy J. Moors

    Understanding Urban Metabolism addresses the gap between the bio-physical sciences and urban planning and illustrates the advantages of accounting for urban metabolism issues in urban design decisions. Urban metabolism considers a city as a system, and distinguishes between energy and material...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of Urban Property Markets

    An Institutional Economics Analysis

    By Paschalis A. Arvanitidis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    This book examines the relationship between the property market and urban economy. The stimulus for this work was provided by the seemingly ever-accelerating process of urban economic change and the noticeable failure of existing studies to adequately explore the pivotal role that the property...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reconsidering Ian McHarg

    By Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

    In 1969 Ian McHarg laid out a new approach to land-use planning. His seminal work, Design by Nature, blazed the trail for sustainable urban development. The road was paved with good intentions. But where exactly did it lead? And where do we go from here? Reconsidering Ian McHarg offers a fresh...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by APA Planners Press

  10. Planning Small and Mid-Sized Towns

    Designing and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    By Avi Friedman

    Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world’s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge