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  • Property Asset Management

    4th Edition

    By Douglas Scarrett, Jan Wilcox

    Property asset management requires both day-to-day oversight of rental properties and an ability to maximize the potential of the portfolio through forward thinking and practical planning. Successful property managers must be flexible and proactive whilst maintaining a robust knowledge of technical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Chasing the City

    The Neo Utopian Future

    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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

    Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices

    By Daniel Grinceri

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

    By Peter C Bosselmann

    Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of climate change already been felt as strongly as in low-lying…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Housing Regeneration

    A Plan for Implementation

    By V. Charles Ward

    Written from an ‘in house’ perspective in response to the UK Government Housing White Paper released in February 2017, Housing Regeneration: A Plan for Implementation, will be a useful practical guide for anyone involved in the process of regeneration. Taking its starting point as an idea for a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Post-Growth Society

    Japan on the Edge of Social Transition

    By Yosuke Hirayama, Misa Izuhara

    In a globalising world, many mature economies share post-growth characteristics such as low economic growth, low fertility, declining and ageing of the population and increasing social stratification. Japan stands at the forefront of such social change in the East Asian region as well as in the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

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