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  • Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyses two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey, Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully utilised in modern regional and urban planning.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Interaction for Designers

    How To Make Things People Love

    By Brian Boyl

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Festival and the City

    Edited by Christian Frost, Raymond Lucas, Jemma Browne

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

    The Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture considers landscape architecture’s increasingly important cultural, aesthetic and ecological role today. The volume reflects topical concerns in theoretical, historical, philosophical and practice-related research in landscape architecture…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Acculturating the Shopping Centre

    Edited by Janina Gosseye, Tom Avermaete

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type that effortlessly moves across national and cultural borders in the slipstream of neo-liberal globalization, or should instead be understood as a geographically and temporally…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Participatory Design Theory

    Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement

    Edited by Oswald Devisch, Liesbeth Huybrechts, Roel De Ridder

    In recent years’ many countries all over Europe have witnessed a demand for a more direct form of democracy, ranging from improved clarity of information to being directly involved in decision-making procedures. Increasingly, governments are putting citizen participation at the centre of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Architecture Competition

    Project Design and the Building Process

    Edited by Ignaz Strebel, Jan Silberberger

    Much valued by design professionals, controversially discussed in the media, regularly misunderstood by the public and systematically regulated by public procurement; in recent years, architecture competitions have become projection screens for various and often incommensurable desires…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Hypersexual City

    The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism

    By Nicole Kalms

    Much of feminist architectural scholarship focuses on the enormous task of instating women’s experience of space into spatial praxis. Hypersexual City: The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism suggests this attention to women’s invisibility in sociocultural space has overlooked the complex ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

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