E-books: Planning

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce, and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    eBook – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey: Challenges, Complexities and Potentials book cover

    Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Underground Urbanism book cover

    Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lie scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend toward…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities book cover

    Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pradeep Tomar, Gurjit Kaur

    The book starts with an overview of the role of cities in climate change and environmental pollution worldwide, followed by the concept description of smart cities and their expected features, focusing on green technology innovation. This book explores the energy management strategies required to…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press

  • U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe book cover

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

    From Disaster to Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin, Susan L. Cutter

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Public Spaces for Water: A Design Notebook book cover

    Public Spaces for Water

    A Design Notebook, 1st Edition

    By Maria Matos Silva

    This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • Writing for Planners: A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production book cover

    Writing for Planners

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Kousoulas

    Writing is never easy, but this book can make it easier. With attentiveness and experience, Claudia Kousoulas gives readers applied writing, editing, and production approaches that provide a clear path to completing a document and tools that ensure it is engaging and professional. The book follows…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence: Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects book cover

    Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

    Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    Internet and World Wide Web platforms, big data analytics, software, social media and civic technologies allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive social and eco-innovation flourishes. This book focuses on three grand challenges that matter…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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