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  • 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

  • Buried Cities

    Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Whether whole or partial, the ongoing destruction of cities is a unique challenge in planning practice; what do cities do with material remains when it comes to time for reconstruction? Buried Cities: Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting is concerned with the shaping of the city through burial; the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese, Jens Kae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Bike Share

    By Elliot Fishman

    Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides scholars, city planners, transportation practitioners and students with a resource that captures the most pertinent scientific findings and practical lessons that have been from bike…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Women in Architecture

    Edited by Sumita Singha

    Women in architecture have always existed, perhaps not as professionals but always as influencers at many levels. Then during wars in the absence of men, women took on the traditionally masculine roles of design and construction easily. The river Thames is graced by a bridge built entirely by a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

    By Lucienne Thys-Şenocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the 20th century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book explores the history of its landscape, its people, and its…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Gardening as Politics

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning

    The Case of Dar es Salaam

    By Maria Chiara Pastore

    Africa is one of the most dynamic continents. It will play a key role in the coming decades in relation to the growth of cities, and environmental conditions will be of primary importance. The structural lack of water and sanitation infrastructure affects the development of Africa‘s growing cities.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutional Planning in Action contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutions innovate in practices of action. The contributors share expertise…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge

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