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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects

    Dealing with uncertainties

    Edited by Markku Lehtonen, Pierre-Benoit Joly, Luis Aparicio

    The governance and evaluation of ‘megaprojects’; that is, large-scale, complex, high-stakes infrastructure projects usually commissioned by governments and delivered through partnerships between public and private organisations, is receiving increased attention. However, megaproject evaluation has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • 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 – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • City of Well-being

    A radical guide to planning

    By Hugh Barton

    City of Well-Being provides a radical and holistic introduction to the science and art of town planning. It starts from the premise that the purpose of planning is the health, well-being and sustainable quality of life of people. Drawing on current and historic examples it offers inspiration,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small town Main Streets…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Insurgencies and Revolutions

    Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice

    Edited by Haripriya Rangan, Kam Mee NG, Libby Porter, Jacquelyn Chase

    Over the past six or more decades, John Friedmann has been an insurgent force in the field of urban and regional planning, transforming it from its traditional state-centered concern for establishing social and spatial order into a radical domain of collaborative action between state and civil…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Capital Cities: Varieties and Patterns of Development and Relocation

    By Vadim Rossman

    The issue of capital city relocation is a topic of debate for more than forty countries across the world. In this first book to discuss the issue, Vadim Rossman offers an in-depth analysis of the subject, highlighting the global trends and the key factors that motivate different countries to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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