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  • Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

    1st Edition

    By Iain MacRury

    Edited by Gavin Poynter

    Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal. Comparing cities that have or will be hosting the event, it explores the political economy of the games and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • The Geographical Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious.' She argues that, by tapping into this, we can contribute towards the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Homes, Cities and Neighbourhoods

    Planning and the Residential Landscapes of Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goodchild

    Given current projections of population and household numbers, housing has become arguably the most important issue in planning. Likewise, planning raises arguably the most important long term issues in housing, given the environmental consequences of urban development and the use of the home.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • London's Turning

    The Making of Thames Gateway, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Rustin

    Edited by Philip Cohen

    The Thames Gateway plan is the largest and most complex project of urban regeneration ever undertaken in the United Kingdom. This book provides a comprehensive overview and critique of the Thames Gateway plan, but at the same time it uses the plan as a lens through which to look at a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Contested Spaces: Abortion Clinics, Women's Shelters and Hospitals

    Politicizing the Female Body, 1st Edition

    By Lori A. Brown

    In this book, Lori Brown examines the relationship between space, defined physically, legally and legislatively, and how these factors directly impact the spaces of abortion. It analyzes how various political entities shape the physical landscapes of inclusion and exclusion to reproductive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jala Makhzoumi

    Edited by Shelley Egoz

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Modernist Semis and Terraces in England

    1st Edition

    By Finn Jensen

    Between the two World Wars, there was an unprecedented need for new houses in Britain which resulted in a building boom. While only a small percentage of this building took the form of Modernism, there was still a significant number of semis and terraces built for the workers and middle-class…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Parallel Patterns of Shrinking Cities and Urban Growth

    Spatial Planning for Sustainable Development of City Regions and Rural Areas, 1st Edition

    By Rocky Piro

    Edited by Robin Ganser

    Focussing particularly on urban fringe and rural areas, this book addresses the parallel phenomena of growth and decline. In doing so, it not only broadens a debate which generally concentrates on urban municipalities, especially inner city areas, but also covers new ground by starting to build a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • New Urbanism

    Life, Work, and Space in the New Downtown, 1st Edition

    By Ilse Helbrecht

    Edited by Peter Dirksmeier

    The advent of the 21st century marks the unfolding of a new urbanism, of a new urban fabric in the making. Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Plots, Organizing Cities

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Coletta

    Edited by Giovanna Sonda

    By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity, namely the dynamic and entangled nature of urban issues, and puts forward a notion of the city as an urban texture. Taking an innovative interdisciplinary approach, it…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Imaginative Institution: Planning and Governance in Madrid

    1st Edition

    By Michael Neuman

    Every 20 years since 1920, Madrid has undergone an urban planning cycle in which a city plan was prepared, adopted by law, and implemented by a new institution. This preparation-adoption-institutionalization sequence, along with the institution's structures and procedures, have persisted - with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Interstices: The Aesthetics and the Politics of the In-between

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Mubi Brighenti

    Bringing together a team of international scholars with an interest in urban transformations, spatial justice and territoriality, this volume questions how the interstice is related to the emerging processes of partitioning, enclave-making and zoning, showing how in-between spaces are intimately…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

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