Built Environment: Urban Design

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities book cover

    Valuing World Heritage Cities

    1st Edition

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective book cover

    Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Focusing on the working-class experience of gentrification, this book re-examines the enduring relationship between class and the urban. Class is so clearly articulated in the urban, from the housing crisis to the London Riots to the evocation of housing estates as the emblem of ’Broken Britain’.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Creative Ageing Cities: Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities book cover

    Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping. What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, practices and infrastructures book cover

    Heritage, Affect and Emotion

    Politics, practices and infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Divya P. Tolia-Kelly, Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Governing Urban Sustainability: Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany book cover

    Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Urban Transformations: Centres, Peripheries and Systems book cover

    Urban Transformations: Centres, Peripheries and Systems

    1st Edition

    By Daniel P. O'Donoghue

    Definitions of urban entities and urban typologies are changing constantly to reflect the growing physical extent of cities and their hinterlands. These include suburbs, sprawl, edge cities, gated communities, conurbations and networks of places and such transformations cause conflict between…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Measuring Public Space: The Star Model book cover

    Measuring Public Space: The Star Model

    1st Edition

    By Georgiana Varna

    In the rapidly expanding public space debate of the past few years, a recurring theme is the ’loss of publicness’ of contemporary urban public places. This book takes up the challenge to find an objective way to prove or disprove this phenomenon. By taking the reader through a systematic and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Uses of Art in Public Space book cover

    The Uses of Art in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Emergent Urbanism: Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change book cover

    Emergent Urbanism

    Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change, 1st Edition

    By Tigran Haas, Krister Olsson

    In the last few decades, many European and American cities and towns experienced economic, social and spatial structural change. Strategies for urban regeneration include investments in infrastructures for production, consumption and communication, as well as marketing and branding measures, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Mobility Patterns and Urban Structure book cover

    Mobility Patterns and Urban Structure

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Pinho, Cecília Silva

    Despite extensive efforts to understand the overall effect of urban structure on the current patterns of urban mobility, we are still far from a consensual perspective on this complex matter. To help build agreement on the factors influencing travel behaviour, this book discusses the influence of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration book cover

    Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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