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  • Sustainable Transport, Mobility Management and Travel Plans

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Enoch

    Charting the development of the travel plan as a concept, this book draws on a range of research-based contributions to determine the state-of-the-art and to explore a series of future scenarios in this area for practitioners and policy makers. Site-based mobility management or 'travel plans'…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Steering Sustainability in an Urbanising World

    Policy, Practice and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson

    Sustainability has become the key challenge for urban planners, housing and infrastructure policy makers. Citizens are increasingly encouraged to live more compactly; in denser urban developments, to use less water and other natural resources and to choose public transport. While councils,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Reshaping Planning with Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Young

    Planning is described as being increasingly sidelined by the impacts of neo-liberal restructuring. At the same time, 'culture' is nowadays seen as the world's key intellectual resource possessing new creative weight in sociological, economic and environmental terms. This book argues that, in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Smart Methods for Environmental Externalities

    Urban Planning, Environmental Health and Hygiene in the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Gert de Roo, Jelger Visser

    In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Urban Form in Kuala Lumpur

    Race and Chinese Spaces in a Postcolonial City, 1st Edition

    By Yat Ming Loo

    Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is a former colony of the British Empire which today prides itself in being a multicultural society par excellence. However, the Islamisation of the urban landscape, which is at the core of Malaysia’s decolonisation projects, has marginalised the Chinese…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Brownfields

    A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Reuse of Contaminated Properties, 1st Edition

    By Richard C. Hula

    Edited by Laura A. Reese

    The environmental legacy of past industrial and agricultural development can simultaneously pose serious threats to human health and impede reuse of contaminated land. The urban landscape around the world is littered with sites contaminated with a variety of toxins produced by past use. Both public…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • City Making and Urban Governance in the Americas

    Curitiba and Portland, 1st Edition

    By Clara Irazábal

    Cities in both North and South America are confronting tremendous challenges in urban growth and management as they enter the new century. Curitiba in Brazil and Portland in Oregon, US are cities that have achieved recognition for exemplary urban planning programmes over the past three decades. As…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Functionalism Revisited

    Architectural Theory and Practice and the Behavioral Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Jon Lang, Walter Moleski

    A range of current approaches to architecture are neglected in our contemporary writings on design philosophies. This book argues that the model of 'function' and the concept of a 'functional building' that we have inherited from the twentieth-century Modernists is limited in scope and detracts…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Space, Place and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Curtis

    There is a strong case today for a specific focus on mental public health and its relation to social and physical environments. From a public health perspective, we now appreciate the enormous significance of mental distress and illness as causes of disability and impairment. Stress and anxiety,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Squatters as Developers?

    Slum Redevelopment in Mumbai, 1st Edition

    By Vinit Mukhija

    In the mid-1990s, the state government of Maharashtra introduced an innovative strategy of slum redevelopment in its capital city, Mumbai (Bombay). Based on demolishing existing slums and rebuilding on the same sites at a higher density, it is very distinct from the two prevalent conventional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Aesthetics beyond the Arts

    New and Recent Essays, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Berleant

    Taking the view that aesthetics is a study grounded in perception, the essays in this volume exhibit many sides of the perceptual complex that is the aesthetic field and develop them in different ways. They reinvigorate our understanding of such arts as music and architecture; they range across…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Utopia

    The Israeli Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chyutin

    There are more than 450 Moshavim settlements and about 270 kibbutzim in Israel. While there is a range of communal and cooperative kibbutz movements, all with slight ideological differences, they are all collective rural communities, based on an ideal to create a social utopian settlement. Placing…

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

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