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  • Spatial Planning, Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Williams

    The ways in which we travel have a huge impact on sustainability. This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. Three sections present empirical research and commentaries from leading…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Green Oslo

    Visions, Planning and Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Per Gunnar Røe

    Edited by Mark Luccarelli

    As urban regions face the demand to decrease fossil fuel dependency, many cities in the developing world are undertaking initiatives designed to create a greener city by aiming for a more sustainable form of urban development and, to do so, they need to evaluate existing modes of transportation and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Retailising Space

    Architecture, Retail and the Territorialisation of Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Mattias Kärrholm

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Architectures of Childhood

    Children, Modern Architecture and Reconstruction in Postwar England, 1st Edition

    By Roy Kozlovsky

    Between 1935 and 1959, the architecture of childhood was at the centre of architectural discourse in a way that is unique in architectural history. Some of the seminal projects of the period, such as the Secondary Modern School at Hunstanton by Peter and Alison Smithson, Le Corbusier’s Unité d’…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Tourists, Signs and the City

    The Semiotics of Culture in an Urban Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Michelle M. Metro-Roland

    Drawing upon the literature of landscape geography, tourism studies, cultural studies, visual studies and philosophy, this book offers a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the interaction between urban environments and tourists. This is a necessary prerequisite for cities as they make…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Architectural Capriccio

    Memory, Fantasy and Invention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucien Steil

    Bringing together leading writers and practicing architects including Jean Dethier, David Mayernik, Massimo Scolari, Robert Adam, David Watkin and Leon Krier, this volume provides a kaleidoscopic, multilayered exploration of the Architectural Capriccio. It not only explains the phenomena within a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Architecture and Justice

    Judicial Meanings in the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Simon

    Edited by Nicholas Temple

    Bringing together leading scholars in the fields of criminology, international law, philosophy and architectural history and theory, this book examines the interrelationships between architecture and justice, highlighting the provocative and curiously ambiguous juncture between the two. Illustrated…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • On South Bank: The Production of Public Space

    1st Edition

    By Alasdair J.H. Jones

    Tensions over the production of urban public space came to the fore in summer 2013 with mass protests in Turkey sparked by a plan to redevelop Taksim Gezi Park, Istanbul. In London, concomitant proposals to refurbish an area of the ’South Bank’ historically used by skateboarders were similarly met…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Culture, Urbanism and Planning

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Guardia

    Edited by Javier Monclus

    The relationship between culture and urbanism has been the focus of much discussion and debate in recent years. While globalisation tends towards a homogeneity, successful 'global cities' have a strong individual - and particularly cultural - identity. The economic value of the culture of cities…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • On Frank Lloyd Wright's Concrete Adobe

    Irving Gill, Rudolph Schindler and the American Southwest, 1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    During the years 1919 into 1925 Frank Lloyd Wright worked on four houses and a kindergarten located in metropolitan Los Angeles using concrete blocks as the main building material. The construction system has been described by Wright and others as ’uniquely molded’, ’woven like a textile fabric’…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Landscapes of Mobility

    Culture, Politics, and Placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Johung

    Edited by Arijit Sen

    Our world is unquestionably one in which ubiquitous movements of people, goods, technologies, media, money, and ideas produce systems of flows. Comparing case studies from across the world, including those from Benin, the United States, India, Mali, Senegal, Japan, Haiti, and Romania, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Jaqueline Tyrwhitt: A Transnational Life in Urban Planning and Design

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Shoshkes

    Jaqueline Tyrwhitt’s life story is truly a gap in the planning and urban design literature: while largely unacknowledged, she played a central role in twentieth-century design history. Here, Ellen Shoshkes provides a full and insightful appraisal of the British town planner, editor, and educator…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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