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  • Urban Planning After Disasters

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer

    By Pierre Bélanger

    This book formulates strategies for rethinking, reclaiming and reinvesting into this vast field of knowledge and practice by conceiving infrastructure as instrument, effect and interface to contemporary processes of urbanization.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Design Research

    Volume two symposia and workshops

    Edited by Wolfgang Preiser

    First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The second volume focuses on the symposia and invited papers, which were theory orientated. The symposia comprehensively assessed…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Revivals: Environmental Design Research

  • Environmental Design Research

    Edited by Wolfgang Preiser

    First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The first volume focuses on the proceedings of the paper sessions. The second volume focuses on the symposia, invited papers and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Revivals: Environmental Design Research

  • Sustainability Citizenship in Cities

    Theory and practice

    Edited by Ralph Horne, John Fien, Beau B. Beza, Anitra Nelson

    Urban sustainability citizenship situates citizens as social change agents with an ethical and self-interested stake in living sustainably with the rest of Earth. Such citizens not only engage in sustainable household practices but respect the importance of awareness raising, discussion and debates…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Early Childhood Playgrounds

    Planning an outside learning environment

    By Prue Walsh

    The outdoor play environment has an integral role to play in a child’s learning across the pivotal early childhood years. An outside space that is well designed allows for enriching, stimulating and challenging play experiences that meet children’s ongoing developmental needs. Early Childhood…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • New Suburbanism: Tall Buildings and Sustainable Development

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Much of the anticipated future growth in the United States will take place in suburbia. The key challenge is how to accommodate this growth in a sustainable and resilient manner. This book explores the role of suburban tall as a viable, sustainable alternative to continued suburban sprawl. It…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Capital Cities: Varieties and Patterns of Development and Relocation

    By Vadim Rossman

    This book studies capital city relocation concepts, paradigms and methodologies of analysis as well as the assessment of outcomes, motivations and decision-making models relevant to these projects. Capital cities’ relocations are not singular and unique but are relatively wide-spread…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Photovoltaics in the Urban Environment

    Lessons Learnt from Large Scale Projects

    Edited by Bruno Gaiddon, Henk Kaan, Donna Munro

    The concept of cities as potential photovoltaic power plants is rapidly gaining prominence, but until now there has been no large scale study of the impacts of such development on urban fabric and infrastructure, or on inhabitants. This book, based on wide-ranging studies supported by the European…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Placemaking

    An Urban Design Methodology

    By Derek Thomas

    End-users provide the most valuable perspective and insights into how public social space should function. Much of the failure of urban settings can be related to over-structured urban environments which deterministically prescribe usage, constraining instead of enabling socio-spatial performance.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning amid Violent Conflict

    The Struggle for Co-existence

    By Hazem Abu-Orf

    Cities overshadowed by power struggles over territory pose tremendous challenges to the implementation of planning and orderly development, in particular, when the contest concerns sovereignty. In such cases, conflicting citizens are in constant search for security and cast loyalty around narrow…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

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