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  • Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Jack Nasar, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research and practice in the field of environmental design research. Leading researchers in various areas of person-environment research, such as privacy, children’s environment,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)

    Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jack Nasar, Thomas Fisher

    First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions such as: How has architectural education evolved and what is its future? Are architectural schools discernible types of designs and what are their effects on those who…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Research Methods in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1991, this book is about applications and issues relating to the visual environment. The content pertains to the understanding of human behaviour in the environment by recording behaviour and actions or by direct interaction with people. The author examines research and planning…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

    Edited by Gabriel Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Land Use–Transport Interaction Models

    By Rubén Cordera, Ángel Ibeas, Luigi dell’Olio, Borja Alonso

    Transport and the spatial location of population and activities have been important themes of study in engineering, social sciences and urban and regional planning for many decades. However, an integrated approach to the modelling of transport and land use has been rarely made, and common practice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition

    By Heide Imai

    Heide Imai is Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies, GIS, Hosei University and Research Associate at Keio University, Tokyo. Licensed as architect, her research, teaching, and practice focus is urban resistance, resilience and the future of vernacular…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Heritage-led Urban Regeneration in China

    By Jing Xie, Tim Heath

    Urban planning, regeneration and design is an essentially cultural practice with the outcomes often depending upon an understanding of and engagement with the past. As cities in China strive to be competitive and attractive on the world stage, their decaying historical urban fabrics are being…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Provisional Cities

    Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

    By Renata Tyszczuk

    This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene – the proposed geological epoch of human-induced changes to the Earth system. It charts an environmental history of curfews, admonitions and alarms about dwelling on Earth. ‘Provisional cities’ are explored as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Planning Metropolitan Australia

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Robert Freestone

    Australia has long been a highly (sub)urbanized nation, but the major distinctive feature of its contemporary settlement pattern is that the great majority of Australians live in a small number of large metropolitan areas focused on the state capital cities. The development and application of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

    From 1800 to Present Day

    By Katy Chey

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities compares multi-dwelling unit housing typologies developed in ten major cities on three continents during the last two hundred years, to ground you so you can improve your own designs. Author Katy Chey identifies fourteen housing types, including infill, block,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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