Built Environment: Urban Design

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration: From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry book cover

    The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombings and post-war industrial collapse.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Drawing Imagining Building: Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices book cover

    Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand-drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    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

  • Interaction for Designers: How To Make Things People Love book cover

    Interaction for Designers

    How To Make Things People Love, 1st Edition

    By Brian L.M Boyl

    Interaction for Designers shows you how to connect a product with its users, whether it’s a simple toaster, a complex ecosystem of intelligent devices, or a single app on your smartphone. This book covers the entire design process so you can start with an idea and carry it through to an engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model book cover

    Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • 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

  • Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures book cover

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tauri Tuvikene, Wladimir Sgibnev, Carola S. Neugebauer

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of contemporary urban life, namely infrastructures, and links them to a discussion of post-socialist transformation. As the skeletons of cities, infrastructures capture the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors book cover

    Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

    2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Following on from the success of the first edition ‘Smartcities + Eco-Warriors’ (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ecological symbiosis between nature, society and the built form, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    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

  • Public Infrastructure, Private Finance: Developer Obligations and Responsibilities book cover

    Public Infrastructure, Private Finance

    Developer Obligations and Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Demetrio Muñoz Gielen, Erwin van der Krabben

    Traditionally, the public sector has been responsible for the provision of all public goods necessary to support sustainable urban development, including public infrastructure such as roads, parks, social facilities, climate mitigation and adaptation, and affordable housing. With the shift in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In such transformation, it becomes a discipline that has neglected its…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

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