Landscape: Urban Landscape

  • Chasing the City: The Neo Utopian Future book cover

    Chasing the City

    The Neo Utopian Future

    Edited by Joshua Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically many architects, planners and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" set out to control and implant external…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Metaphors: Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space book cover

    Cities and Metaphors

    Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space

    By Somaiyeh Falahat

    Introducing a new concept of urban space, Cities and Metaphors encourages a theoretical realignment of how the city is seen, experienced and discussed.   In the context of Islamic city studies, relying on reasoning and rational thinking has reduced descriptive, vivid features of the urban space…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Heritage Sites in Contemporary China: Cultural Policies and Management Practices book cover

    Heritage Sites in Contemporary China

    Cultural Policies and Management Practices

    By Luca Zan, Bing Yu, Haiming Yan, Janli Yu

    Heritage Sites in Contemporary China: Cultural Policies and Management Practices focuses on Cultural heritage policies in China emerging in the period of the 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. Various important Chines sites across China are investigated, including Luoyang Sui, DaMing Gong, Niuheliang,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions book cover

    Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

    By Peter C Bosselmann

    Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of climate change already been felt as strongly as in low-lying…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Developing Cities: Experience and Lessons book cover

    Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic: A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism book cover

    Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Explorations in Place Attachment book cover

    Explorations in Place Attachment

    Edited by Jeffrey S Smith

    The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays book cover

    Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development book cover

    Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

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