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  • Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates, 1st Edition

    By Martin Crookston

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Cities in Transition

    Social Innovation for Europe’s Urban Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sauer, Susanne Elsen, Cristina Garzillo

     Cities in Transition focuses on the sustainability transitions initiated in 40 European cities. The book presents the incredible wealth of insights gathered through hundreds of interviews and questionnaires. Four key domains—local energy systems, local green spaces, local water systems and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • City Design

    Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Barnett

    City Design describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development worldwide but is criticized as mechanical and soul-less; the Traditional…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • Cities in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oriol Nel-lo, Renata Mele

    Cities in the 21st Century provides an overview of contemporary urban development. Written by more than thirty major academic specialists from different countries, it provides information on and analysis of the global network of cities, changes in urban form, environmental problems, the role of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Future Directions for the European Shrinking City

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J.V. Neill, Hans Schlappa

    Urban shrinkage is rising to the top of the political agenda in Europe as more cities are shrinking in the prolonged economic downturn we encounter. Coupled with unprecedented budgetary austerity and rapidly ageing populations, ‘stagnating’ and ‘shrinking’ cities have emerged as a key challenge for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment in International and European Law

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Simon Marsden

    Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Re-Framing Urban Space

    Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions, 1st Edition

    By Im Sik Cho, Chye-Kiang Heng, Zdravko Trivic

    Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development. In emerging dense, hybrid, complex and dynamic urban conditions, public urban space is not only a precious…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen C. Seto, William D. Solecki, Corrie A. Griffith

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions and feedbacks between urbanization and global environmental change. A key focus is the examination of how urbanization influences global environmental change, and how global environmental change in turn influences urbanization…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Retrofitting Cities

    Priorities, Governance and Experimentation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Developing an up-to-date critical framework for analysing urban retrofit, this is the first book to examine urban re-engineering for sustainability in a socio-technical context. Retrofitting Cities examines why retrofit is emerging as an important strategic issue for urban authorities and untangles…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Growing Livelihoods

    Local Food Systems and Community Development, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Community planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

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