• Urban Waterfront Promenades book cover

    Urban Waterfront Promenades

    By Elizabeth Macdonald

    Some cities have long treasured waterfront promenades, many have recently built them as urban waterfronts have de-industrialized, and many others are considering them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • City Unsilenced

    Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Sabine Knierbein

    What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from anti-…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability book cover

    Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space and Sustainability

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Building Performance with Design: An Architecture Student’s Guidebook book cover

    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    An Architecture Student’s Guidebook

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

    Integrating Building Performance with Design shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built professional work and successful student projects illustrated by more…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Children’s Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments

    Edited by Christina R. Ergler, Robin Kearns, Karen Witten

    How children experience, negotiate, and connect with or resist their surroundings impacts on their health and wellbeing. In cities, various aspects of the physical and social environment can affect children’s wellbeing. This edited collection brings together different accounts and experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Regulating Information Asymmetry in the Residential Real Estate Market

    The Hong Kong Experience

    By Devin Lin

    This book conducts a detailed examination of the current form of the Hong Kong residential property regulatory system: the 2013 Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance (Cap 621). The author sheds light on how the new legislation promotes a number of values including information symmetry…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication book cover

    Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Beorkrem

    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 – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    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 – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Tate Modern is not modern - it was a century in the making. This interdisciplinary book is a unique account of a how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful museum it is today. Tate Modern had to entice an audience which had earlier railed against modern art but by creating its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing New Communities for the 21st Century book cover

    The Art of Building a Garden City

    Designing New Communities for the 21st Century

    By Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA’s campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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