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  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities

    By Ralph Horne

    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses the complex dynamics of urban housing futures in an era of rapid social and economic change. In a clear and engaging examination of urban transitions in an age after oil — focusing on housing affordability and sustainability, cities and urban…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Riki Therivel, Graham Wood

    Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fuenfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

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