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  • Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Three Cultural Ecologies

    Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture.  It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary.  A basic premise of this book’s arguments is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sigríður Kristjánsdóttir

    For well over a decade, there has been a drive towards sustainability in planning throughout the Nordic Countries. But are these countries experiencing a paradigm shift in planning research and practice with regards to sustainability? Or is the sustainability discourse leading them into an impasse…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

    By Todd Schenk

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Milan

    Productions, Spatial Patterns and Urban Change

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    As a main urban centre of one of the most dynamic European regions, Milan is a key location from which to study narratives of innovations and contemporary productions – old and new manufacturing, tertiary and consumptive sectors, creative and cultural economy – and investigate their influence both…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation

    By Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczynski

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

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