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  • Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been the central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City

    By Klaus Philipsen

    Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City is an exploration into the reinvention, self-reflection, and boosterism of US legacy cities, taking Baltimore as the case study model to reveal the larger narrative. Author Klaus Philipsen investigates the modern urban condition and the systemic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-sale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought creates an informed future perspective on the spatial planning field by looking at it through the eyes of those who have been at the coal face of planning’s scholarly institutionalisation. The book provides a topical insight into why and how 16 distinguished planners,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18 

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City'

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Robust City

    By Tony Hall

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often…

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

  • 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 – 2016-12-20 

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest

    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 – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Children Living in Sustainable Built Environments

    New urbanisms, new citizens

    By Pia Christensen, Peter Kraftl, John Horton, Sophie Hadfield-Hill

    Over the past generation or so urban living has dramatically transformed, leading to significant changes in the lives of children and young people growing up today. Rapid urbanisation, formidable physical re-composition of cities, and the huge proliferation of urban populations are refashioning…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Online Public Engagement

    A Guide to Selection and Use for Local Governments and Community Organizations

    By Della Rucker

    Online Public Engagement outlines the range of options, opportunities and the potential challenges of using online technologies to enhance and expand public engagement. The book orients urban and community planners, local government officials, economic development and other policy developers, who…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    A Comparative European Perspective

    Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    Since the start of the 21st century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic, social and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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