Built Environment: Urban Design

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory book cover

    UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built. Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities: Art, Performances, Impacts book cover

    Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities

    Art, Performances, Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aslak Aamot Kjaerulff, Sven Kesselring, Peter Peters, Kevin Hannam

    Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities brings together scientific reflections on the relations of art and urban mobilities and artistic research on the topic. The editors open the book by setting out the concept grounded in the exhibition curated by Aslak Aamot Kjærulff and refers to earlier work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Heritage-led Urban Regeneration in China book cover

    Heritage-led Urban Regeneration in China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Xie, Tim Heath

    Urban planning, regeneration and design is an essentially cultural practice with the outcomes often depending upon an understanding of and engagement with the past. As cities in China strive to be competitive and attractive on the world stage, their decaying historical urban fabrics are being…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Cognition and the Built Environment book cover

    Cognition and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning, is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutional innovation occurs in practices of action. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 liveable. Accessibility can provide an effective framework for this integration. However, today there is a significant gap between the advances in scientific knowledge on accessibility and its effective…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City book cover

    Towards a Public Space

    Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Marta Sequeira

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications book cover

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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