E-books: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    eBook – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil book cover

    Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    First released in 2007, the bestselling Transport Revolutions argued that land transport in the first half of the 21st century will feature at least two revolutions. One will involve the use of electric drives rather than internal combustion engines. Another will involve powering many of these…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    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

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change book cover

    Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Urban Living Labs: Experimenting with City Futures book cover

    Urban Living Labs

    Experimenting with City Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley, Lindsay Mai, Kes McCormick, Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

    All cities face a pressing challenge – how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? In response, new collaborations are emerging in the form of urban living labs – sites devised to design, test and learn from social and technical…

    eBook – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions: Politics in the Low Carbon City book cover

    Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Politics in the Low Carbon City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines concerned with analysing and shaping urban…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Just Green Enough: Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification book cover

    Just Green Enough

    Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements…

    eBook – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • 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

  • Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth: A Manual for Participation book cover

    Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth

    A Manual for Participation, 1st Edition

    By David Driskell

    Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth is a practical manual on how to conceptualize, structure and facilitate the participation of young people in the community development process. It is an important tool for urban planners, municipal officials, community development staff,…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability book cover

    Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

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