E-books: Urban Studies

  • Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Cedric Pugh

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of…

    eBook – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities: The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods book cover

    Sustainable Communities

    The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Barton

    'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the…

    eBook – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • World Cities and Urban Form: Fragmented, Polycentric, Sustainable? book cover

    World Cities and Urban Form

    Fragmented, Polycentric, Sustainable?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Daniel Kozak, Pattaranan Takkanon

    This book presents new research and theory at the regional scale showing the forms metropolitan regions might take to achieve sustainability. At the city scale the book presents case studies based on the latest research and practice from Europe, Asia and North America, showing how both planning and…

    eBook – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • Starting From Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York book cover

    Starting From Zero

    Reconstructing Downtown New York, 1st Edition

    By Michael Sorkin

    Architect and social critic Michael Sorkin develops his own vision of the future lower Manhattan through a series of chronologically organized essays illustrated with full-color images of his own plans. Mixing his inimitable brand of social criticism with more personal reflections, Starting From…

    eBook – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • Metropolis and Region book cover

    Metropolis and Region

    1st Edition

    By Otis Dudley Duncan, William Richard Scott, Stanley Lieberson, Beverly Davis Duncan, Hal H. Winsborough

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-26
    RFF Press
    RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

  • Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities book cover

    Planning for the Unplanned

    Recovering from Crises in Megacities, 1st Edition

    By Aseem Inam

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Territories of Identity: Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization book cover

    The Territories of Identity

    Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumyen Bandyopadhyay, Guillermo Garma Montiel

    The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations. This book explores the spatial and representational dimension of this phenomenon, by addressing how the…

    eBook – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe book cover

    Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public…

    eBook – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Postborder City: Cultural Spaces of Bajalta California book cover

    Postborder City

    Cultural Spaces of Bajalta California, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dear, Gustavo Leclerc

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    Routledge

  • Visions of the City: Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism book cover

    Visions of the City

    Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By David Pinder

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    Routledge

  • The Creative Class Goes Global book cover

    The Creative Class Goes Global

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Mellander, Richard Florida, Bjørn T. Asheim, Meric Gertler

    The whole landscape of research in urban studies was revolutionized by the publication of Richard Florida’s The Rise of the Creative Class in 2002, and his subsequent book entitled The Flight of the Creative Class has helped to maintain a decade-long explosion of interest in the field. While these…

    eBook – 2013-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Nuclear Juggernaut: The transport of radioactive materials book cover

    Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bond

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move.…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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