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  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    By Susannah Bunce

     Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices, and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Promise, Politics and Possibilities

    By Tim May, Beth Perry

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Regional Equity

    Edited by Victor Rubin

    Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen in recent federal and state policies, in the practices of many regional…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Planning for Greying Cities

    Age-friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice

    By Tzu-Yuan Stessa Chao

    Planning for the Greying Cities: Age-friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice highlights how modern town planning and design act as a positive force for population ageing, taking on these challenges from a user-oriented perspective. Although often related to "healthy city" concepts,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

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