Planning & Urban Design: Housing and Communities

  • 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

  • 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

  • Residential Real Estate: Urban & Regional Economic Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development book cover

    Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Design Theory: Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement book cover

    Participatory Design Theory

    Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement

    Edited by Oswald Devisch, Liesbeth Huybrechts, Roel De Ridder

    In recent years’ many countries all over Europe have witnessed a demand for a more direct form of democracy, ranging from improved clarity of information to being directly involved in decision-making procedures. Increasingly, governments are putting citizen participation at the centre of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Place and Identity: Home as Performance book cover

    Place and Identity

    Home as Performance

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: The Performance of Home highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies book cover

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers. The second book in Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebook series, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change book cover

    Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

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