• Routledge Handbook of Walking Studies

    Leisure, Travel and Wellbeing

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Kinetic Environment

    Regulating Dynamic Landscapes

    By Sarah Marusek

    Within the field of legal geography, the spatial relationship of law to landscape is usually considered to be static. Environments are often considered fixed, and consequently inert, as places that literally don’t go anywhere. Typically, then, it is what happens in these places, rather than the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Underground Urbanism

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    For some cities, growing up and out is no longer enough to meet development needs - resourceful, design led solutions are necessary to make the most of city space, both above and below-ground. Underground Urbanism looks at innovative design responses to underground spaces in cities, from Helsinki…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Urban Tree

    By Duncan Goodwin

    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 – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Time Frames: Conservation Policies for Twentieth Century Architectural Heritage

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Ugo Carughi is an architect, Chair of Docomomo Italia Onlus and former Director at the Superintendence of Naples. He was a member of the Committee for the National Plan for the modern architectural archives and the twentieth-century architecture of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each other…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • How to Grow a Playspace

    Development and Design

    Edited by Katherine Masiulanis, Elizabeth Cummins

    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 – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Design Readiness for Landscape Architects

    Drawing Exercises that Generate Ideas

    By Les H. Smith

    Demands on landscape architecture students’ time are many and varied – when is there a chance to just sketch, and is it worth dedicating your time to the pursuit of drawing? This book shows how in short bursts you can build up your design skills using quick, relaxed sketches, which form the basis…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Patterns

    Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age

    By Karen M'Closkey, Keith VanDerSys

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

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