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  • Heritage, Conservation and Communities

    Engagement, Participation and Capacity Building

    Edited by Gill Chitty

    Public participation and local community involvement have taken centre stage in heritage practice in recent decades. In contrast with this established position in wider heritage work, public engagement with conservation practice is less well developed. The focus here is on conservation as the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian Architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian Architects so that there could be an Architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Building Culture

    By Ole Moystad

    In Building Culture, the basic assumption is that the city, including its inhabitants, forms an intelligent system, an architecture suspended between the human mind and the world of which we are part. Intelligence and meaning are given pragmatist definitions: "Intelligence is the ability to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Amman: Petrodollars, identity, and contemporary megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Amman has been undergoing dramatic physical transformations at the architectural and urban scales, which are influenced by interrelated global, regional, national, and local forces. This book investigates the influences of petrodollar flows from the Gulf states to Amman on the city’s built…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900-2016

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new, post-colonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects, these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. Founded five years after the civil war with Biafra…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism

    Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture

    By Camillo Boano

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben’s political thoughts and writings for the theory and the practice of architecture and urban design. It sketches out the potentiality of Agamben’s politics, which can affect change in current…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • 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. Green belts were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

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