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  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. Our urban infrastructures, our…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Regional Restructuring Under Advanced Capitalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil O'Keefe

    Originally published in 1984. At that time many formerly prosperous regions were becoming impoverished and many former "core" areas were being demoted to peripheral status. This book considers this crisis, its nature and manifestations and its implications. It looks in particular at how the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Regional Impacts of Resource Developments

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. C. Kissling, M. J. Taylor, N. J. Thrift, C. J. Adrian

    Originally published in 1984. Australia is a resource-rich country deriving a significant proportion of its export earnings from trade in these resources. At the same time, the country is young, sparsely populated beyond the coastal fringe, particularly in the resource-rich areas, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Rural Enterprise

    Shifting Perspectives on Small-scale Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Whatmore, Terry Marsden, Philip Lowe

    Originally published in 1991.  The focus of the contributions in this book concentrate on the relationships between rurality and small-scale production.  The contributors explore the diversity and significance of rural small-scale production in different countries and the regional…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • City-systems in Advanced Economies

    Past Growth, Present Processes and Future Development Options, 1st Edition

    By Allan Pred

    Originally published in 1977. This book provides answers to two fundamental and interrelated questions about the modern city. First, what are the processes underlying the past and present growth of ‘post-industrial’ metropolitan complexes and the economically advanced city-systems to which they…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

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