Landscape: Urban Landscape

  • The Resilience Machine book cover

    The Resilience Machine

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Jim Bohland, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities, and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Chasing the City book cover

    Chasing the City

    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 – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Arcadia Updated: Raising landscape awareness through analytical narratives book cover

    Arcadia Updated

    Raising landscape awareness through analytical narratives

    By Marius Fiskevold, Anne Katrine Geelmuyden

    Arcadia Updated delves into the concept of landscape as it is shaped by the literary tradition and by material works. Fiskevold and Geelmuyden highlight a number of pastorals to convey the individual perception of landscape as a cultural construct. They attempt to reengage and connect the practice…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book offers a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and arts-led spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. It brings together a range of scholars to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects book cover

    Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-scale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES book cover

    Planning for AuthentiCITIES

    Edited by Laura Tate, Brettany Shannon

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities’ commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning: The Case of Dar es Salaam book cover

    Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning

    The Case of Dar es Salaam

    By Maria Chiara Pastore

    Africa is one of the most dynamic continents. It will play a key role in the coming decades in relation to the growth of cities, and environmental conditions will be of primary importance. The structural lack of water and sanitation infrastructure affects the development of Africa's growing urban…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urban Landscape Ecology: Science, policy and practice book cover

    Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James D.A. Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City book cover

    Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements

    Shaping the Self-Constructed City

    By David Gouverneur

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of:…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge

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