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  • Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America

    Sustainable Technology in Mexico and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Mallett

    This book explores the perplexing question of how to increase sustainable energy technology use in the developing world, and specifically focuses on two mega-cities within Latin America. Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America examines the market and uptake of two sustainable energy…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Climate and Energy Politics in Poland

    Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas, 1st Edition

    By Aleksandra Lis

    Climate and Energy Politics in Poland: Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas presents a new, object-oriented perspective on the challenge faced by the largest post-socialist EU Member State from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Poland, to produce knowledge about its energy system in the context of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Place Meaning and Attachment

    Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec, AnnaMarie Bliss

    Revolutions have gripped many countries leading to the destruction of buildings, places, and artifacts; climate change is threatening the ancestral homes for many, the growing uneven distribution of resources has made the poor vulnerable to the coercive efforts by the rich, and social uncertainty…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • The Bioeconomy Approach

    Constraints and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    This book examines the bioeconomy concept, analysing the opportunities it can generate, the constraints and the potential benefits for society. The main objective of bioeconomy is to promote economic development, by creating jobs and enhancing the sustainable utilization of bio-resources. A…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Mainstreaming Solar Energy in Small, Tropical Islands

    Cultural and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    By Kiron C. Neale

    This book explores how cultural considerations can improve policy-making to achieve mainstream solar energy in small, tropical islands. Focussing on Trinidad, Barbados and Oʻahu, Kiron Neale looks at how culture can affect and be affected by the policies that support the household adoption of two…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Community Development for Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dave Beck, Rod Purcell

    Community Development for Social Change provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of community development and associated activities and discusses best practice from global experience and links that to the UK context. The book integrates the realities of practice to key…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • 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. However, while cultural mega-events like the European Capital of Culture have become increasingly popular, cities have begun questioning the traditional model of other events…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Ethical Design Intelligence

    The Virtuous Designer, 1st Edition

    By Philippe d'Anjou

    Ethical Design Intelligence: The Virtuous Designer explores the deep significance of philosophy and ethics to the practice of design. It offers designers from disciplines such as architecture, urban design, planning, landscape, interior, and industrial design an alternative ethical framework in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups

    From Representation to Reality, 1st Edition

    By Nick Gelpi

    The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups looks at the theory and contemporary practice of creating full-scale architectural mock-ups. This book serves as an introduction to the various forms of full-scale mock-ups which occur today. To broaden the definition of mock-ups, Nick Gelpi dives deep into…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Small-Scale Urban Greening

    Creating Places of Health, Creativity, and Ecological Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Angela Loder

    Small-scale urban greening projects are changing the urban landscape, shifting our experience and understanding of green spaces in our cities. This book argues that including power dynamics, symbolism, and aesthetics in our understanding of the human relationship to urban nature can help us create…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Urban Issues in Rapidly Growing Cities

    Planning for Development in Addis Ababa, 1st Edition

    By Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel

    This book critically assesses the complex urban issues, planning challenges and development opportunities of rapidly growing cities, using Addis Ababa as a case study. Just like other developing cities, Addis Ababa is undergoing numerous natural and policy-driven changes. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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