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  • The Geography of Mobility, Wellbeing and Development in China

    Understanding Transformations Through Big Data, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wenjie Wu, Yiming Wang

    Big data is increasingly regarded as a new approach for understanding urban informatics and complex systems. Today, there is unprecedented data availability, with detailed remote-sensed data on the built environment, and rich mineable web-based sources in the form of social media, web mapping,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Cultural Mega-Events

    Opportunities and Risks for Heritage Cities, 1st Edition

    By Zachary Jones

    Mega-events have long been used by cities as a strategy to secure global recognition and attract future economic investment. While cultural mega-events have become increasingly popular, cities have begun questioning the traditional model of other events such as the Olympic Games with many candidate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend towards…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement

    History, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Shigeru Satoh

    Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing ageing population, declining birth rates and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

    Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    Internet and world-wide-web platforms, big data analytics, software, social media and civic technologies allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive social and eco-innovation flourishes. This book focuses on three grand challenges that matter…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Place Branding

    Connecting Tourist Experiences to Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pantea Foroudi, Chiara Mauri, Charles Dennis, T C Melewar

    Place branding as a field of research is still in a state of infancy. This book seeks to address this, offering a theory of place branding based on the tourist experience, keeping in mind the roles of stakeholders, both public and private organisations and DMOs in managing the place brand. Place…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Teaching and Designing in Detroit

    Ten Women on Pedagogy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Vogel, Libby Balter Blume

    This book provides a compelling and insightful portrait of ten female architects, artists, and designers who explored unique approaches to teaching, practice, and research in the post-industrial city of Detroit. These women explored the phenomenon of a new "ecological urbanism" through their own…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Gaia Piccarolo

    Architecture as Civil Commitment analyses the many ways in which Lucio Costa shaped the discourse of Brazilian modern architecture, tracing the roots, developments, and counter-marches of a singular form of engagement that programmatically chose to act by cultural means rather than by political…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

    1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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