E-books: Cities & Infrastructure

  • Bike Share book cover

    Bike Share

    1st Edition

    By Elliot Fishman

    There are now over 2,000 cities with a bike share program. Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share. The book provides a detailed focus on contemporary bike share programs, including many of the most prominent systems, such as those in Paris, London, and…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles, 1st Edition

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Guide to Parking book cover

    A Guide to Parking

    1st Edition

    Edited by International Parking Institute

    If you own a car, use public transportation, go to work or school, use health care, shop or dine out, or are part of a metropolitan community, parking affects you, probably in more ways than you’ve thought about. Because parking has such a huge effect on what happens in cities and towns and how the…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda book cover

    The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Connecting Places, Connecting People: A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century book cover

    Connecting Places, Connecting People

    A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Reena Tiwari

    What is a better community? How can we reconfigure places and transport networks to create environmentally friendly, economically sound, and socially just communities? How can we meet the challenges of growing pollution, depleting fossil fuels, rising gasoline prices, traffic congestion, traffic…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks book cover

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?, 1st Edition

    By CJ Lim

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer book cover

    Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

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