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  • 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

  • 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

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