Urban Design Products

  • Buildings and Cultural Memory

    The Value and Potential of Existing Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Smartcities and Eco-Warriors

    The Ecological Landscapes for Urban Resilience, 2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    What makes a city resilient? Cities, rich or poor, are particularly vulnerable, and will increasingly be affected by anomalous climate change, natural catastrophe and urban stresses including chronic food and water shortages, population migration, high unemployment, or endemic violence. The…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Colonial Urban Development in Hong Kong

    Speculative Housing and Segregation in the City, 1st Edition

    By Cecilia L. Chu

    Colonial Urban Development and the Making of Hong Kong, 1880-1950 explores the history of speculative building in Hong Kong. It focuses on the central role played by property speculation to shed light on the ‘Hong Kong economic miracle.’ Aided by 100 illustrations, Chu examines key elements, such…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Drawing Parallels

    Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings, 1st Edition

    By Ray Lucas

    Drawing Parallels expands our understanding of the workings of architects by looking at their work from an alternative perspective. Lucas argues that by retracing the marks made by architects, we can begin to engage more directly with their practice as it is only by redrawing the work that hidden…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge

  • The Metaphysical City

    Six Ways of Understanding the Urban Milieu, 1st Edition

    By Rob Sullivan

    The Metaphysical City examines the metaphorical existence of the city as an entity to further understand its significance on urban planning and geography. It encourages an openminded approach when studying the cities to uncover broader connecting themes that may otherwise be missed. Case studies of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Representing Landscapes

    Analogue, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Amoroso

    The fourth book in Nadia Amoroso‘s Representing Landscapes series, this text focuses on traditional methods of visual representation in landscape architectural education. Building on from the previous titles in the series, which look at digital and hybrid techniques, Representing Landscapes: Analog…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanisation in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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