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  • Green Belts

    Past; Present; Future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. Green belts were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Edward White, Harvey Rabinowitz

    Post-occupancy evaluation, focusing on building’s occupants and their needs, provides insight into the consequences of past design decisions and forms a sound basis for creating better buildings in the future. This book, first published in 1988, includes a review of the evolution of the field, a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Environmental Protection and Enforcement

    Principles and Practice

    By Andrew Farmer

    Environmental Enforcement Authorities (EEAs), sometimes called Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs), are the regulatory, monitoring and enforcement agencies of national, state/provincial and local governments worldwide responsible for implementing, monitoring and enforcing environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Planning After Petroleum

    Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil

    Edited by Jago Dodson, Neil Sipe, Anitra Nelson

    The past decade has been of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Markets, Politics and the Environment

    An Introduction to Planning Theory

    By Barry Goodchild

    Markets, Politics and the Environment answers three groups of question: What is planning?’ and as part of this ‘What are its key features as a style of social practice and action?’ and ‘How does planning as a style of social practice relate to social and economic change? How, as part of the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Water Regimes

    Beyond the public and private sector debate

    Edited by Dominique Lorrain, Franck Poupeau

    In recent years the water sector has undergone profound institutional, economic and political transformations. Some countries have encouraged privatization of water services, but in many cases this has provoked adverse reaction to such a neoliberal and market-based approach to this common shared…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Corporate Environmental Management 3

    Towards Sustainable Development

    Edited by Richard Welford

    This third book in the Corporate Environmental Management series examines the sorts of strategies that companies can put into place to make their performance more consistent with the concept and practice of sustainable development whilst taking into account the impacts of free trade and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Environmental Management Set

  • Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Edited by Francisco Gonzalez-Gomez, Miguel A. Garcia-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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