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  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanisation in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Metropolitan Space

    Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

    Edited by Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Ye Lin

    There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

    Edited by Sébastien Darchen, Glen Searle

    As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability. This edited volume interrogates the trade-offs made between the three arenas of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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 – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Resilience Machine

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Jim Bohland, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities, and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Chasing the City

    Edited by Joshua Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically many architects, planners and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" set out to control and implant external…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City

    By Klaus Philipsen

    Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City is an exploration into the reinvention, self-reflection and boosterism of US legacy cities, taking Baltimore as the case study model to reveal the larger narrative. Author Klaus Philipsen investigates the modern urban condition and the systemic…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Planning for Climate Change

    A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities

    Edited by Elisabeth M. Hamin, Yaser Abunnasr, Robert L. Ryan

    This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain

    By Mark Swenarton

    Originally published in 1981, Homes Fit For Heroes, looks at the pledge made by the Lloyd George Government to build ‘homes fit for heroes’. The book is the first major study of the provision and design of state housing in the period following the 1918 Armistice. It looks at the municipal garden…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Solidarity 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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Participatory Design Theory

    Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement

    Edited by Oswald Devisch, Liesbeth Huybrechts, Roel De Ridder

    In recent years many countries all over Europe have witnessed a demand for a more direct form of democracy, ranging from improved clarity of information to being directly involved in decision-making procedures. Increasingly, governments are putting citizen participation at the centre of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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