Planning & Urban Design: City and Urban Planning

  • Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism book cover

    Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyses two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey, Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully utilised in modern regional and urban planning.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Pathways to Well-Being in Design: Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment book cover

    Pathways to Well-Being in Design

    Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment

    Edited by Richard Coles, Sandra Costa, Sharon Watson

    How can we achieve and promote well-being? Drawing on examples from the arts, humanities, and design, this book brings together work from a wide range of areas to reveal the unique ways in which different disciplines approach the universal goal of supporting well-being. Pathways to Well-Being in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Festival and the City book cover

    Architecture, Festival and the City

    Edited by Christian Frost, Raymond Lucas, Jemma Browne

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Planning for Climate Change: A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities book cover

    Planning for Climate Change

    A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities

    Edited by Elisabeth M. Hamin, Yaser Abunnasr, Robert L. Ryan

    This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities book cover

    Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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