Built Environment: Urban Design

  • Urban Design: The Composition of Complexity book cover

    Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    Urban design is a process of establishing a structural order within human settlements; responding to dynamic emergent meanings and functions in a constant state of flux. The planning/design process is complex due to the myriad of on-going (urban) organizational and structural relationships and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In such transformation, it becomes a discipline that has neglected its…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The New Companion to Urban Design book cover

    The New Companion to Urban Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    The New Companion to Urban Design continues the assemblage of rich and critical ideas about urban form and design that began with the Companion to Urban Design (Routledge 2011). With contributions from a new set of contributors this sequel offers a more comparative perspective representing multiple…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Solving Critical Design Problems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Public Infrastructure, Private Finance: Developer Obligations and Responsibilities book cover

    Public Infrastructure, Private Finance

    Developer Obligations and Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Demetrio Muñoz Gielen, Erwin van der Krabben

    Traditionally, the public sector has been responsible for the provision of all public goods necessary to support sustainable urban development, including public infrastructure such as roads, parks, social facilities, climate mitigation and adaptation, and affordable housing. With the shift in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Designing Accessibility Instruments: Lessons on Their Usability for Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning Practices book cover

    Designing Accessibility Instruments

    Lessons on Their Usability for Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Silva, Nuno Pinto, Luca Bertolini

    The integration of land use and transport planning is key to making cities sustainable and livable. Accessibility can provide an effective framework for this integration. However, there is today a significant gap between the advances in scientific knowledge on accessibility and its effective…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective book cover

    Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanized populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, this book presents…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene book cover

    Provisional Cities

    Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Renata Tyszczuk

    This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene – the proposed geological epoch of human-induced changes to the Earth system. It charts an environmental history of curfews, admonitions and alarms about dwelling on Earth. ‘Provisional cities’ are explored as…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration: From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry book cover

    The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombings and post-war industrial collapse.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model book cover

    Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Three Cultural Ecologies book cover

    Three Cultural Ecologies

    1st Edition

    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 that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

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