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  • Colonial Architecture and Urbanism in Africa

    Intertwined and Contested Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    Colonial architecture and urbanism carved its way through space: ordering and classifying the built environment, while projecting the authority of European powers across Africa in the name of science and progress. The built urban fabric left by colonial powers attests to its lingering impacts in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Building the New Urbanism

    Places, Professions, and Profits in the American Metropolitan Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Passell

    The New Urbanism is perhaps the most influential movement that has emerged in suburban design, planning, and development in recent decades. It proposes to reform conventional suburban development by "building community." Building the New Urbanism asks "why new urbanism now?" to provide…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

    Shaping a sustainable and healthy future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapes

    Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Christine Steinmetz

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Urban Tree

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Goodwin

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur, 1st Edition

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Design Governance

    The CABE Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Carmona, Claudio De Magalhaes, Lucy Natarajan

    Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail

    A Spanish Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by José M. de Ureña

    High Speed Rail's (HSR) main objective is to attract air passengers between big metropolitan areas however the main territorial implications in many cases occur not in these metropolitan areas but in the intermediate cities. These implications open up new spatial planning possibilities such as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

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