Planning & Urban Design: City and Urban Planning

  • Lost in the Transit Desert: Race, Transit Access, and Suburban Form book cover

    Lost in the Transit Desert

    Race, Transit Access, and Suburban Form

    By Diane Jones Allen

    Increased redevelopment, the dismantling of public housing, and increasing housing costs are forcing a shift in migration of lower income and transit dependent populations to the suburbs. These suburbs are often missing basic transportation, and strategies to address this are lacking. This absence…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Making Prestigious Places: How Luxury Influences the Transformation of Cities book cover

    Making Prestigious Places

    How Luxury Influences the Transformation of Cities

    Edited by Mario Paris

    Making Prestigious Places investigates the spatial dimension of luxury, both as a sector involving activities, operators and investments, and as a system of values acting as a catalyst for recent urban transformations. Luxury shares a well-established connection to the city, as a place of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Unequal City: Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities book cover

    The Unequal City

    Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities

    By John Rennie Short

    In recent years there has been intense scholarly and public interest in the changing nature of cities. Cities around the world have seen an increase in population and capital investments in land and building, a shift in central city populations as the poor are forced out, and a radical…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities book cover

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    By Susannah Bunce

    This book explores the regulatory, socio-cultural, and socio-environmental practices that underlie the convergences between urban sustainability policy and planning and gentrification, and the practices of social exclusion resulting from the connection of these processes. It integrates global…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Big Data for Regional Science book cover

    Big Data for Regional Science

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or ‘Big Data’. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previously not possible.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities book cover

    Urban Geopolitics

    Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities

    Edited by Jonathan Rokem, Camillo Boano

    In the last decade a new wave of urban research has emerged, putting comparative perspectives back on the urban studies agenda. However, this research is frequently based on similar case studies, , on a few selected cities in America and Europe, and all too often focus on the abstract city level…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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 – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments book cover

    Integrating Information in Built Environments

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez-Gomez, Keith Hampson, Geoffrey London

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • City Logistics: Modelling, planning and evaluation book cover

    City Logistics: Modelling, planning and evaluation

    Edited by Eiichi Taniguchi

    This volume on city logistics presents recent advances of modelling urban freight transport as well as planning and evaluating city logistics policy measures in the academic research areas and practices. The contributions of eleven chapters have come from eight countries, including Japan, UK, The…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia: Coming of an Age book cover

    Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia

    Coming of an Age

    Edited by Urmi Sengupta, Annapurna Shaw

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of current housing practices across Asian cities based on facts and trends in the market. For many countries in Asia, the future of housing is now. This future is closely linked to successful theoretical advancement and policy practice in housing studies.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

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