Built Environment: Urban Design

  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture book cover

    HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison, Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Geometry and Atmosphere: Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality book cover

    Geometry and Atmosphere

    Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short, Peter Barrett, Alistair Fair, Monty Sutrisna

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability book cover

    Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • University Spatial Development and Urban Transformation in China book cover

    University Spatial Development and Urban Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Cui Liu

    The past few decades have seen universities take on a leading role in urban development, actively providing public services beyond teaching and research. The relationship between the university and the city has great influence on the space of university, which is vividly reflected in the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Waterfront Promenades book cover

    Urban Waterfront Promenades

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Macdonald

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Regreening the Built Environment: Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability book cover

    Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • The Experimental City book cover

    The Experimental City

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers: Integrative Data Research Methods book cover

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods, 1st Edition

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Costs of Sprawl book cover

    Costs of Sprawl

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade and a half ago, Smart Growth America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • Community Visioning Programs: Processes and Outcomes book cover

    Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Creative Milieux: How Urban Design Nurtures Creative Clusters book cover

    Creative Milieux

    How Urban Design Nurtures Creative Clusters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Quentin Stevens

    The so-called ‘creative industries’ are increasingly being presented as an important tool of urban regeneration and economic development. Until now, research on the clustering of such activities has been limited to economics, geography and urban policy. This book is the first to gather together…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment book cover

    What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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