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  • 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

  • Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide

    Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    We are witnessing an ever-increasing level and intensity of disasters from Ecuador to Ethiopia and beyond, devastating millions of ordinary lives and causing long-term misery for vulnerable populations. Bringing together 26 case studies from six continents, this volume provides a unique resource…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Decentralization in Environmental Governance

    A post-contingency approach, 1st Edition

    By Christian Zuidema

    Decentralization in Environmental Governance is a critical reflection on the dangers and risks of governance renewal; warning against one-sided criticism on traditional command and control approaches to planning. The book formulates the arguments that support when and how governance renewable might…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation, 1st Edition

    By Arleen Pabón-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation

    Women-only urban parks in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Reza Arjmand

    Public spaces are the renditions of the power symmetry within the social setting it resides in, and is both controlling and confining of power. In an ideologically-laden context, urban design encompasses values and meanings and is utilized as a means to construct the identity and perpetuate visible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Under Construction: Logics of Urbanism in the Gulf Region

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Wippel, Katrin Bromber, Birgit Krawietz

    Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores and deciphers the symbolic value and iconicity of the built environment in the Arab Gulf Region, its aesthetics, language and performative characteristics. Bringing together a range of studies by artists, curators and scholars, it demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    1st Edition

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul L Knox

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

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