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There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…
Hardback – 2017-04-13
How to Grow a Playspace takes you through a global perspective of the different stages of child development and the environments that engage children in play around the world. From the urbanity of Mumbai; to rainbow nets in Japan; nature play in Denmark; recycling waste in Peru; community building…
Paperback – 2017-03-24
Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written as…
Paperback – 2016-12-12
As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…
Paperback – 2016-10-28
The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for…
Hardback – 2016-08-26
This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…
Paperback – 2016-08-26
Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…
Paperback – 2017-07-21
Architect's Guidebooks to Structures
In this second edition of Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication are new case studies, improved wayfinding, the inclusion of composites and plastics, and references to similar strategies between different projects. In 400 step-by-step diagrams dissecting 39 case studies in 10 countries on 3…
Paperback – 2017-07-21
As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, Vancouver, New York and Seattle. Infrastructure projects…
Hardback – 2017-07-18
Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design
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Graphic design can help architects process, organize and structure their work through the lens of visual communication. Author Karen Lewis talks about her book, Graphic Design for Architects, and answers questions about the relation between graphic design and every phase for architectural production.
Fran Ford acquires books on architecture for professional and scholarly audiences. She has been commissioning for the Routledge architecture list since 2008 and publishes books in a variety of formats including professional texts, student textbooks, edited collections and scholarly handbooks. Where appropriate, the books on her list are highly designed and beautifully illustrated to appeal to their core markets.
Grace Harrison acquires books on landscape architecture for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover topics such as gardens and designed landscapes, landscape conservation, sustainability, history, theory and urban landscapes. Additionally, she commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning and architecture. Previously working on the architecture list at Routledge, she has been commissioning for landscape and built environment research since 2016.
Katharine Maller acquires books on architecture, beginning design, environmental design, industrial design, and interiors for students, professionals, and scholars. Typical books include student textbooks or studio companions, professional desk reference texts, supplemental texts, and library reference companions. She is particularly interested in commissioning books that examine the intersections of architecture and social justice. Katharine is happy to schedule phone calls and Skype video meetings to discuss book ideas and to connect via LinkedIn.
Ed Needle is the Commissioning Editor for Routledge Construction and Real Estate. He commissions a wide range of text types, from textbooks and professional guides, to research monographs and handbooks. He commissions across a broad range of topics including: Construction and Real Estate Finance, Investment and Economics, Construction Management, Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Law, Quantity Surveying, Valuation, Sustainability and Green Construction, Services Engineering, HVAC, Facilities Management, Building Techniques and Materials, Fire Safety and Building Regulations. Contact Ed with your publishing ideas or any queries related to his areas of interest.
Kate Schell publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, sustainability, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices and guiding policy.