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  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Karen C. Seto, William D. Solecki, Corrie Griffith

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions and feedbacks between urbanization and global environmental change. A key focus is the examination of how urbanization influences global environmental change, and how global environmental change in turn influences urbanization…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Retrofitting Cities

    Priorities, Governance and Experimentation

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Developing an up-to-date critical framework for analysing urban retrofit, this is the first book to examine urban re-engineering for sustainability in a socio-technical context. Retrofitting Cities examines why retrofit is emerging as an important strategic issue for urban authorities and untangles…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Earthscan

  • Procedures for Licensing Authority Officers

    By Tim Deveaux

    Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK.  This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Urban Revitalization

    Remaking Cities in a Changing World

    By Carl Grodach, Renia Ehrenfeucht

    Following decades of neglect and decline, many US cities have undergone a dramatic renaissance. From New York to Nashville and Pittsburgh to Portland governments have implemented innovative redevelopment strategies to adapt to a globally integrated, post-industrial economy and cope with…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Paris Under Construction

    Building Sites and Urban Transformation in the 1960s

    By Jacob Paskins

    During the 1960s, building sites in Paris became spaces that expressed preoccupations about urban transformation, labour immigration and national identity. As new buildings and infrastructure changed the city, building sites revealed the substandard living and working conditions of migrant…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Multimodality in the Built Environment

    Spatial Discourse Analysis

    By Louise J. Ravelli, Robert J. McMurtrie

    This book provides an extended exploration of the multimodal analysis of spatial (three-dimensional) texts of the built environment, culminating in a holistic approach termed Spatial Discourse Analysis (SpDA). Based on existing frameworks frameworks of multimodal analysis, this book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Fundamentals of Plan Making

    Methods and Techniques

    By Edward Jepson, Jerry Weitz

    Urban and regional planning programs aspire to prepare practitioners to write and implement plans, primarily at the local level of government. These programs are very much "professional" in their aspirations, as opposed to research oriented. Yet, academic planning programs often place greater…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Perception of Climate Change

    Policy and Communication

    By Bjoern Hagen

    Despite the findings on global climate change presented by the scientific community, there remains a significant gap between its recommendations and the actions of the public and policy makers. So far scientists and the media have failed to successfully communicate the urgency of the climate change…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Clean Energy Urban Design

    The Energy Proforma in Policy and Practice

    By Dennis Frenchman, P. Christopher Zegras

    Clean Energy Urban Design: The Energy Proforma in Practice and Policy offers a new way of understanding urban energy consumption in fast growing China by asking a simple question: How does the design of neighborhoods affect energy consumption? Four years of research—including interviews of 4,500…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Growing Livelihoods

    Local Food Systems and Community Development

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Community Planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Core

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge

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