Planning and Sustainability Products

  • Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space and Sustainability

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Uncertainty and decision-making in contrasting governance regimes

    By Todd Schenk

    Climate change poses a range of threats to our infrastructure systems and these threats are complicated by the uncertainty and complexity involved, which comprises more than the science or dynamic nature of the climate itself. Many of the challenges decision-makers and other stakeholders must…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?

    By CJ Lim

    ‘Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?’, the follow up to ‘Food City’ and ‘Smartcities and Eco-Warriors’, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate changerelated multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

    Shaping a sustainable and healthy future

    Edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

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