• Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication book cover

    Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of narrative…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Sharing Mobilities: New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society book cover

    Sharing Mobilities

    New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Sven Kesselring, Dennis Zuev

    Sharing Mobilities focuses on the emergence of future sustainable and collaborative mobility cultures. At the intersection of physical and virtual capacity and access to people, goods, ideas and services, this book poses fundamental challenges and opportunities for governance, economy, planning,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Cosmobilities

  • Urban Neighbourhood Formations: Boundaries, Narrations and Intimacies book cover

    Urban Neighbourhood Formations

    Boundaries, Narrations and Intimacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilal Alkan, Nazan Maksudyan

    This book examines the formation of urban neighbourhoods in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. It departs from ‘neighbourhoods’ to consider identity, coexistence, solidarity, and violence in relations to a place.   Urban Neighbourhood Formations revolves around three major aspects of making…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Metropolis, Money and Markets: Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance book cover

    Metropolis, Money and Markets

    Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance, 1st Edition

    By Jeroen Klink

    This book explores the impact of finance on urban spaces as well as cities' role in the social constitution and dissemination of financial logics and techniques. It brings together literatures from different disciplinary areas to increase our understanding of financialization. It observes how…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Defining the Urban and Rural book cover

    Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Urban Walls: Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces book cover

    Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Mattias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe book cover

    Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Neighbourhood Planning: Place, Space and Politics book cover

    Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Ruined Skylines: Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape book cover

    Ruined Skylines

    Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape, 1st Edition

    By Günter Gassner

    This book examines the skyline as a space for radical urban politics. Focusing on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in London’s tall-building boom, it develops a critique of the construction of more and more speculative towers as well as a critique of the claim that these buildings…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A.M. Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focuses on the Port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres: A Pathic Aesthetics book cover

    Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of philosophy, geography and architecture. It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the "pathic". Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research: Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts book cover

    Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research

    Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O’Brien

    This book offers state-of-the-art ‘tools for thinking’ for urban designers, planners and decision-makers. Thematically it focuses on the contexts of problems in urban design and places community spaces at the heart of urban design research. The book provides practicable tools for network modelling…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

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