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  • Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation

    By Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczynski

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Three Cultural Ecologies

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture.  It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary.  A basic premise of this book’s arguments is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Community Planning and Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips

    Community development refers to planned efforts aimed at producing assets to increase the ability and capacity of inhabitants to enhance quality of life. There are many types of assets recognized in community development, including social, physical, human, financial and environmental. Community…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Istanbul, Open City: Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity

    By Ipek Türeli

    Urban theory traditionally links modernity to the city, to the historical emergence of certain forms of subjectivity and the rise of important developments in culture, arts and architecture. This is often in response to technological, economic, and societal transformations in the nineteenth- and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • (Re)Generating Inclusive Cities

    Poverty and Planning in Urban North America

    By Dan Zuberi, Ariel Judith Taylor

    As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including: San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, Vancouver, New York and Seattle. Infrastructure projects…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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