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  • Displaced by Disaster: Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World book cover

    Displaced by Disaster

    Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat

    Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge
    Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

  • Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World book cover

    Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • After Sustainable Cities? book cover

    After Sustainable Cities?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto: Claiming a Right to the Past book cover

    Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto

    Claiming a Right to the Past, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Brumann

    As the historic capital of the country and the stronghold of the nation’s most celebrated traditions, the city of Kyoto holds a unique place in the Japanese imagination. Widely praised for the beauty of its townscape and natural environments, it is both a popular destination for tourists and home…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 book cover

    Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2013, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility ABRIDGED: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 ABRIDGED book cover

    Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility ABRIDGED

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 ABRIDGED, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-03
    Routledge

  • Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Masterplanning the Adaptive City

    Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Verebes

    Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through computational urbanism. Practitioners and researchers here discuss ideas from the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-06
    Routledge

  • State of the World's Cities 2012/2013: Prosperity of Cities book cover

    State of the World's Cities 2012/2013

    Prosperity of Cities, 1st Edition

    By Un Habitat

    The city is the home of prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. The city is also where ambitions, aspirations and other material and immaterial aspects of life are realized, providing contentment and happiness. It is a&…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge

  • Urban Energy Systems: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Urban Energy Systems

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Keirstead, Nilay Shah

    Energy demands of cities need to be met more sustainably. This book analyses the technical and social systems that satisfy these needs and asks how methods can be put into practice to achieve this. Drawing on analytical tools and case studies developed at Imperial College London, the book presents…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26
    Routledge

  • Transforming Urban Transport: The Ethics, Politics and Practices of Sustainable Mobility book cover

    Transforming Urban Transport

    The Ethics, Politics and Practices of Sustainable Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Low

    Transforming Urban Transport confronts head-on the dilemma faced by a world addicted to automobility. It highlights the danger of continuing along the fossil-fuel path and gives viable technological alternatives which can be deployed to find a solution. Changes in urban mobility and transport…

    Hardback – 2012-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Emerging Asian City: Concomitant Urbanities & Urbanisms book cover

    The Emerging Asian City

    Concomitant Urbanities & Urbanisms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne

    The Asian urban landscape contains nearly half of the planet’s inhabitants and more than half of its slum population living in some of its oldest and densest cities. It encompasses some of the world’s oldest civilizations and colonizations, and today contains some of the world’s fastest growing…

    Paperback – 2012-09-25
    Routledge

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