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  • The European Territory

    From Historical Roots to Global Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Jacques Robert

    Originally published in French as Le territoire européen: des racines aux enjeux globaux, this book reflects the enormous changes that Europe has seen in the past half century. In a period of immense upheaval, the continent has experienced increased integration, largely through the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Energy as a Sociotechnical Problem

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Control, Change, and Action in Energy Transitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Büscher, Jens Schippl, Patrick Sumpf

    Energy as a Sociotechnical Problem offers an innovative approach to equip interdisciplinary research on sociotechnical transitions with coherence and focus. The book emphasizes sociotechnical problems in three analytical dimensions: - In the control dimension, contributing authors examine how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Habitus: A Sense of Place

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Rooksby

    Edited by Jean Hillier

    Habitus is a concept developed by the late French sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu, as a 'sense of one's place...a sense of the other's place'. It relates to our perceptions of the positions (or 'place') of ourselves and other people in the world in which we live and how these perceptions affect our…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Solidarity City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has often focused on broad and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Energy, Resource Extraction and Society

    Impacts and Contested Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Szolucha

    Energy is central to the fabric of society. This book revisits the classic notions of energy impacts by examining the social effects of resource extraction and energy projects which are often overlooked. Energy impacts are often reduced to the narrow configurations of greenhouse gas emissions,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    1st Edition

    By Ivo Van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into (re)building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Affordable Housing Governance and Finance

    Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Van Bortel, Vincent Gruis, Joost Nieuwenhuijzen, Ben Pluijmers

    There is a large shortage of affordable housing across Europe. In high‐demand urban areas housing shortages lead to unaffordable prices for many target groups. This book explores innovations to support a sufficient supply of affordable and sustainable rental housing. Affordable housing is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Activism in Architecture

    Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margot McDonald, Carolina Dayer

    This edited collection gathers contributions from a diverse range of renowned scholars and professionals to uncover the unique relationship between passive architectural systems and activism. Focusing on the pioneering work of the influential American chemist and inventor, Harold R. Hay (1909–2009)…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reification and Representation

    Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cairns

    The relationship between politics and the public relations industry is controversial and, at times, polemic. However, one component of this relationship that has yet to be investigated is the role of architecture. Arguing for a fundamental reconfiguration of our understanding of ‘political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

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