Built Environment: Urban Design

  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism: Three Cities in the Middle East book cover

    World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism

    Three Cities in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Luna Khirfan

    Urban planners and conservationists in historic cities around the world grapple with the competing interests of conservation, urban design, and economic and social development. This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future book cover

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Building the Architect's Character: Explorations in Traits book cover

    Building the Architect's Character

    Explorations in Traits, 1st Edition

    By Kendra Schank Smith, Albert C. Smith

    An understanding of architects’ character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits include leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team, honest and ethical behavior, being well educated and possessing a life-long love of learning, flexibility,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen book cover

    Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive book cover

    Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites: Changing Histories and Landscapes book cover

    Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea book cover

    The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea, 1st Edition

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions book cover

    Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South book cover

    Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy book cover

    Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Transnational Buildings in Local Environments book cover

    Transnational Buildings in Local Environments

    1st Edition

    By Luciana Melchert Saguas Presas

    By focusing on the skyscraping transnational building, this book bridges two key debates on the transformation and emerging problems besetting major cities - globalization and ecological and sustainable building design. While such structures tend to be constructed and/or used by transnational…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture book cover

    Phenomenologies of the City

    Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner, Maximilian Sternberg

    Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within architecture, however, phenomenological inquiry has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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