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  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Robust City

    1st Edition

    By Tony Hall

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Massari, Guido Sonnemann, Fritz Balkau

    Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development explains the ways life cycle methodologies and tools can be used to strengthen regional socio-economic planning and development in a more sustainable manner. The book advocates the adoption of systematic and long-term criteria for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots, 1st Edition

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    A Comparative European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    Since the start of the twenty-first century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Handbook of Environmental Protection and Enforcement

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

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