E-books: Built Environment

  • Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate book cover

    Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate

    1st Edition

    By Tom Kauko

    Urban sustainability has become a political and social agenda of global significance, of which real estate is an integral dimension. Sustainable urban development includes much more than ‘green building’ standards, yet in practice, other aspects such land use plans and locations are often…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Housing in Developing Cities: Experience and Lessons book cover

    Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    eBook – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6: The Right to the City book cover

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6

    The Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Planning for a City of Culture: Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York book cover

    Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York, 1st Edition

    By Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Planning for a City of Culture gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • City Branding: The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities book cover

    City Branding

    The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Vanolo

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City…

    eBook – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest book cover

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Heritage, Conservation and Communities: Engagement, participation and capacity building book cover

    Heritage, Conservation and Communities

    Engagement, participation and capacity building, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Chitty

    Public participation and local community involvement have taken centre stage in heritage practice in recent decades. In contrast with this established position in wider heritage work, public engagement with conservation practice is less well developed. The focus here is on conservation as the…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Green Belts: Past; present; future? book cover

    Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Island Geographies: Essays and conversations book cover

    Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict book cover

    Shaping Jerusalem

    Spatial planning, politics and the conflict, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Chiodelli

    Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict focuses on a hidden facet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the relentless reshaping of the Holy City by the Israeli authorities through urban policies, spatial plans, infrastructural and architectural projects, land use and building…

    eBook – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Markets, Politics and the Environment: An Introduction to Planning Theory book cover

    Markets, Politics and the Environment

    An Introduction to Planning Theory, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goodchild

    Markets, Politics and the Environment answers three groups of question: What is planning?’ and as part of this ‘What are its key features as a style of social practice and action?’ and ‘How does planning as a style of social practice relate to social and economic change? How, as part of the…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Waterfronts Revisited: European ports in a historic and global perspective book cover

    Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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