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  • Making Use of Deleuze in Planning

    Proposals for a speculative and immanent assessment method, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Abrahams

    Making Use of Deleuze in Planning translates and re-creates some of Gilles Deleuze’s most abstract philosophical concepts to form a new, practicable planning assessment tool. It shows what his philosophy can do for planning theory as well as planning assessment practice and, in doing so, sets out a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Planning for a Material World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Lieto, Robert A. Beauregard

    Today, urban scholars think of cities and regions as evolving through networks of human associations, technologies, and natural ecologies. This being the case, planners are faced with the task of navigating a profoundly material world. Planning with and for humans alone is unacceptable: in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Women in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sumita Singha

    Including the key articles, documents and reports, and with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and intellectual context, Women in Architecture is an essential work of reference.The volumes explore four themes –&…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula, 1st Edition

    By Lucienne Thys-Şenocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the twentieth century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book explores the history of its landscape, its people…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • 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

  • Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Urban Gardening as Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning

    The Case of Dar es Salaam, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chiara Pastore

    Africa is one of the most dynamic continents. It will play a key role in the coming decades in relation to the growth of cities, and environmental conditions will be of primary importance. The structural lack of water and sanitation infrastructure affects the development of Africa's growing urban…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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