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  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu, Seong-Kyu Ha

    This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries/cities including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Moralising Space

    The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilson

    Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the modern science of sociology and the republican Religion of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Strang, Tim Edensor, Joanna Puckering

    What is a lighthouse? What does it mean? What does it do? This book shows how exchanging knowledge across disciplinary boundaries can transform our thinking. Adopting an unconventional structure, this book involves the reader in a multivocal conversation between scholars, poets and artists. Seen…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Cities and Metaphors

    Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space, 1st Edition

    By Somaiyeh Falahat

    Introducing a new concept of urban space, Cities and Metaphors encourages a theoretical realignment of how the city is experienced, thought and discussed. In the context of ‘Islamic city’ studies, relying on reasoning and rational thinking has reduced descriptive, vivid features of the urban space…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Community Development and Public Administration Theory

    Promoting Democratic Principles to Improve Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley E. Nickels, Jason D. Rivera

    The concept of community development is often misunderstood, holding different meanings across different academic disciplines. Moreover, the concept of community development has been historically abstracted, not only in the way the concept has been conceptualized in academic studies, but also by…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Modern Architecture and Religious Communities, 1850-1970

    Building the Kingdom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Jordan, Ayla Lepine

    Social groups formed around shared religious beliefs encountered significant change and challenges between the 1860s and the 1970s. This book is the first collection of essays of its kind to take a broad, thematically-driven case study approach to this genre of architecture and its associated…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    1st Edition

    By Marian Macken

    Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representation. Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the role of the book form within the realm of architectural representation. It proposes the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Vertical Urbanism

    Designing Compact Cities in China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zhongjie Lin, José L. S. Gámez

    Studies of compact cities have evolved along with the rising awareness of climate change and sustainable development. Relevant debates, however, reveal that the prevailing definitions and practices of compact cities are tied primarily to traditional Western urban forms. This book reinterprets…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms

    A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Jun Rentschler

    Countries around the world are spending up to $500 billion per year on subsidising fossil fuel consumption. By some estimates, the G20 countries alone are spending around another $450 billion on subsidising fossil fuel production. In addition, the indirect social welfare costs of these subsidies…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Low Carbon Politics

    A Cultural Approach Focusing on Low Carbon Electricity, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    Low Carbon Politics focuses on how policies and institutions have influenced the deployment of renewable energy and nuclear power in the electricity sector. Cultural theory is used to analyse this. Egalitarian pressures have had a profound influence on technological outcomes, not merely in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

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