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  • European and International Experiences of Strategic Environmental Assessment

    Recent progress and future prospects

    Edited by Barry Sadler, Jiri Dusik

    This book brings together the latest thinking in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and considers the key question of whether the processes are having a positive impact on strategic decision making, both in Europe and worldwide. As governments move to develop green agendas, the book explores…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Re-Framing Urban Space

    Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions

    By Im Sik Cho, Chye-Kiang Heng, Zdravko Trivic

    Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development. In emerging dense, hybrid, complex and dynamic urban conditions, public urban space is not only a precious…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses how strong-market cities are pressured to remain on the cutting edge of innovation by continuously looking for ways to develop and enhance their local economy. It captures the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos and other people of colour out of certain strong-market…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • The re-emergence of co-housing in Europe

    Edited by Lidewij Tummers

    Across Europe, the number of co-housing initiatives is growing, and they are increasingly receiving attention from administrators and professionals who hold high expectations for urban liveability. Is co-housing a marginal idealist phenomenon, or the urban middle class’ answer to the current…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Capital Dilemma

    Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.

    Edited by Derek Hyra, Sabiyha Prince

    Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume’s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, anthropological, economic, geographic, political,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge

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