Urban Landscape Products

  • Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Urban Tree

    By Duncan Goodwin

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

    By Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-scale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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