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  • Urban China's Rural Fringe

    Actors, Dimensions and Management Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giulio Verdini, Yiwen Wang, Xiaonan Zhang

    Giulio Verdini, PhD in Economics, Urban and Regional Development, from the University of Ferrara, is Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Design and Co-Director of the Research Institute of Urbanisation at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, People's Republic of China. Dr. Yiwen Wang, PhD in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Space, Place and Territory

    A Critical Review on Spatialities, 1st Edition

    By Fabio Duarte

    Space, place and territory are concepts that lie at the core of geography and urban planning, environmental studies and sociology. Although space, place and territory are indeed polysemic and polemic, they have particular characteristics that distinguish them from each other. They are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By André Manseau

    Edited by Rob Shields

    In the past decade construction and engineering have changed dramatically, with an explosion of innovative new approaches to construction and new methodologies. By bringing together economic, social and construction/engineering management perspectives, this book offers a unique and comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hibbard, Robert Freestone, Tore Øivin Sager

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 5 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning. The…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD

    Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture, 1st Edition

    By Camillo Boano

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben’s political thoughts and writings for the theory and the practice of architecture and urban design. It sketches out the potentiality of Agamben’s politics, which can affect change in current…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James D.A. Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City, 1st Edition

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Capital Cities: Varieties and Patterns of Development and Relocation

    1st Edition

    By Vadim Rossman

    The issue of capital city relocation is a topic of debate for more than forty countries across the world. In this first book to discuss the issue, Vadim Rossman offers an in-depth analysis of the subject, highlighting the global trends and the key factors that motivate different countries to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

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