Urban Design Products

  • The Social Fabric of Cities

    1st Edition

    By Vinicius M Netto

    Bringing together ideas from the fields of sociology, economics, human geography, ethics, political and communications theory, this book deals with some key subjects in urban design: the multidimensional effects of the spatial form of cities, ways of appropriating urban space, and the different…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Creative Approaches to Planning and Local Development

    Insights from Small and Medium-Sized Towns in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdelillah Hamdouch, Torill Nyseth, Christophe Demaziere, Anniken Førde, José Serrano, Nils Aarsæther

    This book project highlights creative approaches to planning and local development. The dynamic complexity, diversity and fluidity which characterize contemporary society represent challenges for planning and development endeavours. While research and policy work has extensively focused on large…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interview-articles by Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Cultures

    Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Griffiths, Alexander von Lünen

    What is the relationship between how cities work and what cities mean? Spatial Cultures: Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present announces an innovative research agenda for urban studies in which themes and methods from urban history, social theory and built environment research…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Algarve Building

    Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo Agarez

    Foreword by Adrian Forty. The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both picturesque driven conservatives and modernists seeking their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities

    1st Edition

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Focusing on the working-class experience of gentrification, this book re-examines the enduring relationship between class and the urban. Class is so clearly articulated in the urban, from the housing crisis to the London Riots to the evocation of housing estates as the emblem of ’Broken Britain’.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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