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  • Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Buried Cities

    Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Whether whole or partial, the ongoing destruction of cities is a unique challenge in planning practice; what do cities do with material remains when it comes to time for reconstruction? Buried Cities: Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting is concerned with the shaping of the city through burial; the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation

    By Korkut Onaran

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices

    By Janice Morphet

    This book will consider the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010 including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act 2011 including neighbourhood planning and the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional approaches in combined local…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Bike Share

    By Elliot Fishman

    Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides scholars, city planners, transportation practitioners and students with a resource that captures the most pertinent scientific findings and practical lessons that have been from bike…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Economics and the Just City

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Just City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has focused on broad and ill-defined political…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Finland, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities - (Open Access)

    Edited by Battersby Jane, Vanessa Watson

    As Africa urbanizes and the focus of poverty shifts to urban centres, there is an imperative to address poverty in African cities. This is particularly the case in smaller cities, which are often the most rapidly urbanizing, but the least able to cope with this growth. This book argues that an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

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