Planning & Urban Design: Housing and Communities

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States book cover

    Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Housing Policy in Britain and Europe book cover

    Housing Policy in Britain and Europe

    By Gavin McCrone

    Originally published in 1995. A comprehensive survey of housing policy throughout Europe, anchored in a thorough analysis of the UK, this book is a text for students of housing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book considers housing tenure types and looks at standards of living,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • The Economics of Real Property: An Analysis of Property Values and Patterns of Use book cover

    The Economics of Real Property

    An Analysis of Property Values and Patterns of Use

    By Ralph Turvey

    Originally published in 1957. This book applies modern economic theory to the subject of land economics. The author is primarily concerned to show the role of analysis, with the main emphasis on urban real property. The first part discusses the working of the price mechanism in the property market.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    This book provides an overview of the field of rural social economic development through the lens of housing and other infrastructure. It focusses on the most inventive, dynamic practices. As such, it provides a useful guide to the current state of the art for building and infrastructure…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    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 – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    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 – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Postwar Japan - A Social History book cover

    Housing in Postwar Japan - A Social History

    By Ann Waswo

    Radical changes in the design of housing in post-war Japan had numerous effects on the Japanese people. Public policy toward housing provision and the effects of escalating land prices in Tokyo and a few other very large cities in the country from the mid- to late 1970s onward are examined, but it…

    Paperback – 2018-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Chasing the City: Models for Extra-Urban Investigations book cover

    Chasing the City

    Models for Extra-Urban Investigations

    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

  • Kosovo and the Collateral Effects of Humanitarian Intervention book cover

    Kosovo and the Collateral Effects of Humanitarian Intervention

    By Jaume Castan Pinos

    Humanitarian intervention is rising ever higher in international relations discourse, with many publications exploring the nature, legality and success of these interventions. However, less attention is given to what happens after an intervention. This book looks in particular at the implications…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • 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 realised in a modern, burgeoning urban context. Generative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • 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

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