E-books: Urban Studies

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes: Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation book cover

    Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Korkut Onaran

    This book is for the well-meaning idealists – city planners, urban designers, municipalities, and developers – who are frustrated working within the messy political environments of local democracies. It provides practical tools for crafting form-based rules that can facilitate effective…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures in Practice: The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies book cover

    Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Real Estate and GIS: The Application of Mapping Technologies book cover

    Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined: Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City book cover

    Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City, 1st Edition

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide, more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, rather than being part of the city system, which is densely populated and offers a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potential for a…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Chinese Urbanism: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability: The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently book cover

    Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space: American Urban Grids book cover

    The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids, 1st Edition

    By Mark David Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Advocacy for Social Change: Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them book cover

    Advocacy for Social Change

    Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them, 1st Edition

    By Herbert J. Rubin

    This book portrays how small, geographically dispersed, and progressive social change and social service organizations working within a coalition can influence national-level social policies. Based on extensive empirical research on two national organizations and their local affiliates, one…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    eBook – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies book cover

    Architecture and Feminisms

    Ecologies, Economies, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hélène Frichot, Catharina Gabrielsson, Helen Runting

    Set against the background of a ‘general crisis’ that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and projects that make up the book follow transversal…

    eBook – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Critiques

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