• Vernacular Earthen Architecture, Conservation and Sustainability (SosTierra 2017, Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017) book cover

    Vernacular Earthen Architecture, Conservation and Sustainability (SosTierra 2017, Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017)

    Edited by Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares

    This book contains the contributions presented at the conference of Vernacular Earthen Architecture, Conservation and Sustainability (SosTierra 2016) that will take place in Valencia, Spain between 14-16 September 2017. Several topics that will be discussed are- Vernacular earthen architecture…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Redevelopment: A North American Reader book cover

    Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925 book cover

    The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice book cover

    Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830 book cover

    Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Three Cultural Ecologies: Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier book cover

    Three Cultural Ecologies

    Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture.  It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary.  A basic premise of this book’s arguments is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Disorientation book cover

    Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Michael Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Mike Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries: Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation book cover

    Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning: Policy and Practice book cover

    Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sigríður Kristjánsdóttir

    For well over a decade, there has been a drive towards sustainability in planning throughout the Nordic Countries. But are these countries experiencing a paradigm shift in planning research and practice with regards to sustainability? Or is the sustainability discourse leading them into an impasse…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change: Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty book cover

    Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

    By Todd Schenk

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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