Planning and Sustainability Products

  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Recoded City

    Co-Creating Urban Futures

    By Thomas Ermacora, Lucy Bullivant

    Recoded City examines alternative urban design, planning and architecture for the other 90%: namely the practice of participatory placemaking, a burgeoning practice that co-author Thomas Ermacora terms ‘recoding’. In combining bottom-up and top-down means of regenerating and rebalancing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Impact Assessment

    History, Development and Analysis

    By C.P. Wolf

    In this book, Charlie Wolf brings together forty years of experience in Impact Assessment to take stock of the field; looking at its beginnings, current state, and future paths. The book will be essential reading for anyone in the ‘next generation’ of IA practitioners seeking a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Place-Based Transformations

    Case Studies in Sustainable Community Development

    By Mark Deakin

    Place-Based Transformations offers critical insights into sustainable community development and analyses the masterplans, development options and design codes which underpin these processes. Focusing on four ‘bottom up’ case studies: Chicago, Vancouver, Birmingham and Edinburgh, it provides much…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz Adidi, Said Berdouz, Mohemed Chlaida, Majid Mansour, Mohamed Mdafai

    This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in integrated, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Urban 3.0

    Synergy for Sustainable Cities

    By Joe Ravetz

    This book is about building the urban ‘shared intelligence’ – the synergy city – the capacity for thinking ahead, with creative innovation, turning problems into opportunities. The synergy city can often evolve and self-organize, but there are many barriers to be overcome, and to address the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Paratransit in African Cities

    Operations, Regulation and Reform

    Edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick, David Mfinanga

    Public transport systems in contemporary Sub-Saharan African cities are heavily reliant upon paratransit services. These services are defined as informal transportation which operates between the public and individual private spheres. In Africa paratransit is characterized by low quality of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment.  International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

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