• Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability: Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability book cover

    Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development book cover

    Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Preservation: Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap book cover

    Sustainable Preservation

    Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap

    By Barry Stiefel, Amalia Leifeste

    Sustainable Preservation: Where Heritage Preservation and Environmental Conservation Overlap brings together ecological conservation theory and heritage preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective book cover

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective addresses how residents and areas around the world have responded to calls for developing more livable cities. This includes communities with a better quality of life in the built and natural environments, economic prosperity, social stability and equity,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Portfolio: A Guide for Architects and Designers book cover

    The Portfolio

    A Guide for Architects and Designers, 2nd Edition

    By Igor Marjanović, Katerina Rüedi Ray, Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Elisa Kim

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined: The city and ageing populations in the information era book cover

    Suburbia Reimagined

    The city and ageing populations in the information era

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Cities book cover

    Imagining Cities

    Edited by SALLIE Westwood, John M Williams

    First published in 1997, Imagining Cities gives students access to the most exciting recent work on the city from within sociology, cultural studies and cultural geography. Contributions are grouped around four major themes: The theoretical imagination Ethnic diversity and the politics of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Vertical Urbanism: Designing Compact Cities in China book cover

    Vertical Urbanism

    Designing Compact Cities in China

    Edited by Zhongjie Lin, José Gámez

    Studies of compact cities have evolved along with the rising awareness of climate change and sustainable development. Relevant debates, however, reveal that prevailing definitions and practices of compact cities are tied primarily to traditional Western urban forms. This book reinterprets "compact…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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