• Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays book cover

    Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces: Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices book cover

    Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell: Practices, Techniques and Challenges book cover

    Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement book cover

    The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development: Corrupt Places book cover

    The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

    Corrupt Places

    Edited by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall, Ray Hudson

    Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political science. However, these debates have impinged little on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ageing Cities: Urban design with the elderly in high-density Asian cities book cover

    Creative Ageing Cities

    Urban design with the elderly in high-density Asian cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and urbanization have become global concerns in recent years. Concepts such as ‘ageing-in-place’ and ‘active ageing’ deal with issues of ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration the evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Geographies of Comfort book cover

    The Geographies of Comfort

    Edited by Laura Price, Danny McNally, Philip Crang

    To be in one’s comfort zone is perceived to be conservative, and socially and culturally unadventurous. At the same time the embodied, material experience of ’comfort’ is anticipated for satisfying experiences of everyday life. To comfort is to support and strengthen. Bringing together conceptual…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space book cover

    A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    By Mona A. Abdelwahab

    Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a new theory of space, which understands the dynamic interrelations between the physical and social spaces while tracing the political and economic spaces. It offers a new tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Democratic Rural Organizations: Thresholds for evolution in Africa and Asia book cover

    Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play a big role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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