Built Environment Products

  • Urban Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

  • City Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Sustainable Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Construction Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Chinowsky

    The evolution of the construction industry is closely linked with the introduction and evolution of information technologies. Today, collaboration, distributed document management, and instant communications are joining classic scheduling and estimating applications as the standard tools employed…

    Hardback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Construction

  • Urban Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts

  • Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Blewitt

    The United Nations has pithily defined sustainable development as progress that ‘meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. But sustainable development remains highly contested and is subject to a wide variety of interpretations,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Churches, Castles and Landscape in the Frankish East

    1st Edition

    By Denys Pringle

    The sixteen studies brought together in this book (the second collection of Denys Pringle's articles) are the product of the many years that the author has spent investigating the material evidence for Latin settlement in Syria and Palestine in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2013-01-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Cities and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Fitzgerald, Michael J. Motta Jr.

    ‘Sustainability’ is widely recognized as a key objective of urban development in the twenty-first century. But how is it realized in practice? What are its historical origins and its theoretical underpinnings? How does it connect to, or inform, related movements which seek to create more liveable…

    Hardback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There…

    Hardback – 2012-09-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Making of Olympic Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

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