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  • Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa

    Edited by Winnie V. Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi

    What challenges do pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world? What opportunities do these cities have to provide for walking and cycling? Based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya), this book explores these…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning and Urban Growth in Southern Europe (1984)

    Edited by Martin Wynn

    First published in 1984, this book addresses key questions about the pattern of urban development in Southern Europe and the mechanisms employed to control and regulate this development in individual countries. It examines five countries – Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey – that have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning Games (1984)

    Case Study Simulations in Land Management and Development

    Edited by Martin Wynn

    First published in 1985, this book presents seven games for use in the teaching and study of planning, urban studies or land administration. These simulations are all built on researched case studies and deal with a number of critical planning and developmental issues; for each one the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Costs of Sprawl

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade ago, Smart Growth America and the US Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively measure sprawl…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?

    By CJ Lim

    ‘Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?’, the follow up to ‘Food City’ and ‘Smartcities and Eco-Warriors’, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate changerelated multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in urban environments. This book aims to cultivate champions for children and young people among urban development professionals, to ensure their rights and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Big Data for Regional Science

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other factors are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or "Big Data." This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways and at levels of spatial and temporal resolution that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Building the Inclusive City

    Theory and Practice for Confronting Urban Segregation

    By Nilson Ariel Espino

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • University Spatial Development and Urban Transformation in China

    By Cui Liu

    The past few decades have seen universities take on a leading role in urban development, actively providing public services beyond teaching and research. The relationship between the university and the city has great influence on the space of university, which is vividly reflected in the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Regent Park Redux

    Reinventing Public Housing in Canada

    By Laura Johnson, Robert Johnson

    Regent Park Redux evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective. Built in the 1940s, Toronto’s Regent Park has experienced common large-scale public housing problems. Instead of simply tearing down old buildings and scattering inhabitants, the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital Between East and West

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western world. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

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