E-books: Cities & Infrastructure

  • Megapolitan America book cover

    Megapolitan America

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Nelson, Robert Lang

    With an expected population of 400 million by 2040, America is morphing into an economic system composed of twenty-three 'megapolitan' areas that will dominate the nation’s economy by midcentury. These 'megapolitan' areas are networks of metropolitan areas sharing common economic, landscape,…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    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

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America: Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent book cover

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive book cover

    Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell: Practices, Techniques and Challenges book cover

    Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    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

  • Complex Housing: Designing for Density book cover

    Complex Housing

    Designing for Density, 1st Edition

    By Julia Williams Robinson

    Complex Housing introduces an architectural type called complex housing, common to the Netherlands and found in other Northern European countries. Eight fully illustrated case studies show successful approaches to designing for density, which reflect values such as long-term planning, a right to…

    eBook – 2017-09-18
    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

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    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

  • 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

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