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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South-East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in European…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Automatic for the City

    Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car, 1st Edition

    By Riccardo Bobisse, Andrea Andrea Pavia

    How will automated vehicles change our lives? Where are the opportunities and challenges? Future streets require planning today. This timely book envisions ways in which changes to urban mobility and technology will transform city streetscapes and, importantly, how cities can prepare. It is a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • US Infrastructure

    Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aman Khan, Klaus Becker

    This book presents an in-depth look at US infrastructure and its challenges in the 21st century. While infrastructure has received considerable attention in recent years, much of the discussion has concentrated on physical, economic, or noneconomic conditions. The Trump administration has…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Bike Share

    1st Edition

    By Elliot Fishman

    There are now over 2,000 cities with a bike share program. Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides a detailed focus on contemporary bike share programs, including many of the most prominent systems, such as those in Paris,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

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