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  • Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Regent Park Redux

    Tenants and the Re-Planning of Canada’s Oldest Public Housing Project

    By Laura Johnson

    We Call This Place Home evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the perspective of its tenants. As cities across the world struggle with the legacy of "urban renewal" housing projects, Toronto has attempted to redevelop one of its largest projects, Regent Park,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong

    By Nicole Gurran, Nick Gallent, Rebecca L.H. Chiu

    In recent years many nations have asked why not enough housing is being built or, when it is built, why it isn't of the highest quality or in the best, most sustainable, locations. Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong examines the politics and planning of new…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)

    Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Visual Research Methods in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1991, this book is about applications and issues relating to the visual environment. The content pertains to the understanding of human behaviour in the environment by recording behaviour and actions or by direct interaction with people. The author examines research and planning…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)

    Methods and Applications

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    First published in 1978, the objective of this book is to provide an authoritative and selective overview of current, user-orientated programming methods within the field of environmental design. The 19 chapters compiled in this volume describe procedures and the information content of innovative…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • The Financialization of Housing

    A political economy approach

    By Manuel B. Aalbers

    Due to the financialization of housing in today’s market, housing risks are increasingly becoming financial risks. Financialization refers to the increasing dominance of financial actors, markets, practices, measurements and narratives. It also refers to the resulting structural transformation of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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