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  • The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

    1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Urban Connections in the Contemporary Pedestrian Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Philip Pregill

    Urban Connections in the Contemporary Pedestrian Landscape explores the significant physical and cultural changes in our urban areas following the implementation of design strategies and increased pedestrian activity. Beginning with a history of the urban grid, the book then discusses experiential…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Andrew MacKenzie

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes considers and reflects on the fundamental relationships between metropolitan regions and their landscapes. It investigates how planning and policy helps to protect, manage and enhance the landscapes that sustain our urban settlements. As global populations…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Smart Growth in Cities

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of ‘smart growth’ to encourage the creation of smart cities where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system. Over…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Zoning

    A Guide for 21st-Century Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott Sclar, Bernadette Baird-Zars, Lauren Ames Fisher, Valerie Stahl

    Zoning is at once a key technical competency of urban planning practice and a highly politicized regulatory tool. How this contradiction between the technical and political is resolved has wide-reaching implications for urban equity and sustainability, two key concerns of urban planning. Moving…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together key interdisciplinary perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Design of Urban Manufacturing

    1st Edition

    By Nina Rappaport, Robert N. Lane

    American cities are rediscovering the economic and social value of urban manufacturing. However, urban manufacturing is often invisible and poorly understood in terms of urban design, architecture, and policy. The Design of Urban Manufacturing brings a multidisciplinary approach to a new complex…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Town Planning

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Tony Hall

    The planning of urban and rural areas requires thinking about where people will live, work, play, study, shop and how they will get about the place, and to devise strategies for long time periods. Town Planning: The Basics provides a general introduction to the components of urban areas, including…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanization, metropolisation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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