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  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    Edited by Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Urban Waterfront Promenades

    By Elizabeth Macdonald

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

    By Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • University Spatial Development and Urban Transformation in China

    By Cui Liu

    The past few decades have seen universities take on a leading role in urban development, actively providing public services beyond teaching and research. The relationship between the university and the city has great influence on the space of university, which is vividly reflected in the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning and Urban Growth in Southern Europe (1984)

    Edited by Martin Wynn

    First published in 1984, this book addresses key questions about the pattern of urban development in Southern Europe and the mechanisms employed to control and regulate this development in individual countries. It examines five countries – Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey – that have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Housing in Europe (1984)

    Edited by Martin Wynn

    First published in 1984, this book presents a survey of housing problems in various European countries and how individual states have responded. Each chapter begins by surveying the problem in each country since the Second World War, before going on to outline the roles fulfilled by national…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning Games (1985)

    Case Study Simulations in Land Management and Development

    Edited by Martin Wynn

    First published in 1985, this book presents seven games for use in the teaching and study of planning, urban studies or land administration. These simulations are all built on researched case studies and deal with a number of critical planning and developmental issues; for each one the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Costs of Sprawl

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade ago, Smart Growth America and the US Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively measure sprawl…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

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