Built Environment Products

  • 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

  • Public Problems - Private Solutions?

    Globalizing Cities in the South, 1st Edition

    By Simon Raiser

    Cities and city regions are undergoing rapid transformation. They are prime locations of innovation, while at the same time facing growing problems of spatial fragmentation and social exclusion. By addressing these problems, cities become forerunners for new patterns of governance, which include…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • New Regionalism in Australia

    1st Edition

    By Mardelene Grobbelaar

    New Regionalism, promoted as a new paradigm of development by the OECD, suggests that globalization is bringing together new technologies, management, employees and communities to form new patterns of local governance. However, despite the growing influence of New Regionalism in regional…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites, for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    1st Edition

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cities Leading Climate Action

    Urban Policy and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Sabrina Dekker

    This book provides local governments and interested stakeholders with insights into the challenges and opportunities inherent in addressing climate change. Drawing on in-depth case study research on Vancouver, Portland, Glasgow and Dublin, Dekker examines the policy development processes employed…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Sustainable Energy Transformations, Power and Politics

    Morocco and the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    By Sharlissa Moore

    This book analyses energy transitions and the opportunities and challenges for building sustainable energy systems to improve human capabilities while protecting the environment. Sufficient and secure energy supply is critical to human thriving and socioeconomic development. Yet energy systems are…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • A Place to Call Home

    Women as Agents of Change in Mumbai, 1st Edition

    By Ramya Ramanath

    Any city is a product of politics and economics, organizations and people. Yet, the life experiences of women uprooted from its poorest quarters seldom inform urban resettlement plans.  In this ethnographic field study, Ramya Ramanath, Associate Professor at DePaul University, examines the lives…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Forest Landscape Restoration

    Integrated Approaches to Support Effective Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Mansourian, John Parrotta

    Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is a planned process that aims to regain ecological integrity and enhance human wellbeing in deforested or degraded landscapes. The aim of this book is to explore options to better integrate the diverse dimensions - spatial, disciplinary, sectoral, and scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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