Landscape: Urban Landscape

  • 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 – 2017-12-12 
    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 – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance: Enclosures and Discontents book cover

    Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance

    Enclosures and Discontents

    Edited by Lisa Tilley, Ashok Kumar, Tom Cowan

    The contributions in this volume all revisit and reformulate Marx’s concept of primitive accumulation from diverse empirical contexts in the present global age. The chapters present research drawn from Gaza, Syria, Greece, the Philippines, DR Congo, and the Yucatan; global locations that have in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-10 
    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 – 2017-10-18 
    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

  • Urban Waterfront Promenades book cover

    Urban Waterfront Promenades

    By Elizabeth Macdonald

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment book cover

    Whose Tradition?

    Discourses on the Built Environment

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

    In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity?Following Nezar AlSayyad’s Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape: The Work of Gordon Cullen book cover

    Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Urban Tree book cover

    The Urban Tree

    By Duncan Goodwin

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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