Built Environment: Urban Design

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination book cover

    Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism: A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking book cover

    Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics: Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century book cover

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interview-articles by Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Dieter Müller

    Second homes have become an increasingly important component of both tourism and housing studies. They can directly and indirectly contribute a significant number of domestic and international visitors to destinations and may be part of longer-term retirement, lifestyle and amenity migration that…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge

  • Public Space Unbound: Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition book cover

    Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in recent processes of capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice rather than an abstract professional field organized by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Staub

    The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining how "modernity" has been defined in various cultural contexts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, how this definition has been expressed spatially and architecturally,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters book cover

    Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Cultures: Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present book cover

    Spatial Cultures

    Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Griffiths, Alexander von Lünen

    What is the relationship between how cities work and what cities mean? Spatial Cultures: Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present announces an innovative research agenda for urban studies in which themes and methods from urban history, social theory and built environment research…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space book cover

    A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    1st Edition

    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 physical and social spaces while tracing the wider urban context. It offers a new tool to approach the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Bicycle Urbanism: Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities book cover

    Bicycle Urbanism

    Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Berney

    Over recent decades, bicycling has received renewed interest as a means of improving transportation through crowded cities, improving personal health, and reducing environmental impacts associated with travel. Much of the discussion surrounding cycling has focused on bicycle facility design—how to…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965 book cover

    Algarve Building

    Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo Agarez

    Foreword by Adrian Forty. The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both picturesque driven conservatives and modernists seeking their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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