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  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids, 1st Edition

    By Mark David Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Homeland

    Zionism as Housing Regime, 1860–2011, 1st Edition

    By Yael Allweil

    On 29 March 2016 the New York based online journal, Realty Today reported ‘Israel is facing a housing crisis with …[the] home inventory lacking 100,000 apartments… House prices, which have more than doubled in less than a decade, resulted in a mass protest back in 2011’. As Yael Allweil reveals in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Spatial Governance

    1st Edition

    By Phil Allmendinger

    Neoliberal Spatial Governance explores the changing nature of English town and city planning as it has slowly but clearly transformed. Once a system for regulating and balancing change in the built and natural environments in the public interest, planning now finds itself facilitating…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Planning for Coexistence?

    Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Libby Porter, Janice Barry

    Planning is becoming one of the key battlegrounds for Indigenous people to negotiate meaningful articulation of their sovereign territorial and political rights, reigniting the essential tension that lies at the heart of Indigenous-settler relations. But what actually happens in the planning…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Focusing on the working-class experience of gentrification, this book re-examines the enduring relationship between class and the urban. Class is so clearly articulated in the urban, from the housing crisis to the London Riots to the evocation of housing estates as the emblem of ’Broken Britain’.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Mimetic Self

    A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Huskinson

    Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners, or even to those who think they are intimately familiar with the buildings they inhabit. Architecture and the Mimetic Self provides a useful theoretical guide to our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Urban Transformations: Centres, Peripheries and Systems

    1st Edition

    By Daniel P. O'Donoghue

    Definitions of urban entities and urban typologies are changing constantly to reflect the growing physical extent of cities and their hinterlands. These include suburbs, sprawl, edge cities, gated communities, conurbations and networks of places and such transformations cause conflict between…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Nasar, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research and practice in the field of environmental design research. Leading researchers in various areas of person-environment research, such as privacy, children’s environment,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)

    Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jack Nasar, Thomas Fisher

    First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions such as: How has architectural education evolved and what is its future? Are architectural schools discernible types of designs and what are their effects on those who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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