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  • Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance book cover

    Managing Energy From the Top Down

    Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

    By Christopher Russell

    Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City book cover

    Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations book cover

    Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies book cover

    The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Alternative Real Estate Research book cover

    Alternative Real Estate Research

    By Ling Hin Li

    This book aims to provide insight into the "soft" side of real estate research and the interesting results and implications of the real estate research outside the traditional realm of investment/financial aspects. The book also attempts to answer what constitutes the so-called "soft-side" of real…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of the Gas Supply Industry book cover

    The Economics of the Gas Supply Industry

    By Malcolm Abbott

    In recent years, natural gas has become a major source of energy, with trade across borders increasing through both pipelines and as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Owing to this global development, this book traces the development of the gas supply industry, from localised to national industries and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Testing of Concrete in Structures: Fourth Edition book cover

    Testing of Concrete in Structures

    Fourth Edition

    By John H. Bungey, Michael G. Grantham

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures, Testing of Concrete in Structures discusses both established techniques and new methods, showing potential for future development, and documenting them with illustrative examples. Topics have been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    CRC Press

  • Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City book cover

    Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City

    Edited by Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Manuel Vallee, Beatrice Frank

    Urban centres are bastions of inequalities, where poverty, marginalization, segregation and health insecurity are magnified. Minorities and the poor – often residing in neighbourhoods characterized by degraded infrastructures, food and job insecurity, limited access to transport and health care,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability: Decision-making and the political economy of investment book cover

    High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster book cover

    Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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 – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The Radical and Socialist Tradition in British Planning RPD: From Puritan colonies to garden cities book cover

    The Radical and Socialist Tradition in British Planning RPD

    From Puritan colonies to garden cities

    By Duncan Bowie

    Focusing on the key period between the late 18th century and 1914, this book provides the first comprehensive narrative account of radical and socialist texts and organised movements for reform to land planning and housing policies in Britain. Beginning with the early colonial settlements in the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

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