E-books: Urban Studies

  • Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape book cover

    Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products book cover

    Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular: Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies book cover

    Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    eBook – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Planning for a City of Culture: Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York book cover

    Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York, 1st Edition

    By Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Planning for a City of Culture gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • City Branding: The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities book cover

    City Branding

    The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Vanolo

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City…

    eBook – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories: Looking for a New Urbanity book cover

    Post-Metropolitan Territories

    Looking for a New Urbanity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    Processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. Such processes are clearly distinguishable from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries due to the shifting concepts of both the city and the metropolis. International literature highlights how what we have…

    eBook – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Encounters in Planning Thought: 16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning book cover

    Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    eBook – 2017-01-06
    Routledge

  • Design Governance: The CABE Experiment book cover

    Design Governance

    The CABE Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Carmona, Claudio De Magalhaes, Lucy Natarajan

    Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in…

    eBook – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • Translating the City book cover

    Translating the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

  • Public Disorder and Globalization book cover

    Public Disorder and Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government, and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    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

  • Spiritualizing the City: Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat book cover

    Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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