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  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Sustainability Citizenship in Cities

    Theory and practice

    Edited by Ralph Horne, John Fien, Beau B. Beza, Anitra Nelson

    Urban sustainability citizenship situates citizens as social change agents with an ethical and self-interested stake in living sustainably with the rest of Earth. Such citizens not only engage in sustainable household practices but respect the importance of awareness raising, discussion and debates…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Eco-Design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • China's Soil Degradation and Pollution

    By Claudio Delang

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems

    By Claudio Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Urban Disaster Resilience

    New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold S. Kayden, Julia Leis

    Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, the most…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    According to some estimates, humanity has now passed the point at which city dwellers outnumber country dwellers. This simple fact encapsulates a multitude of historical trends and contentions, not the least being "is this sustainable"? Energy, Cities and Sustainability aims to illuminate this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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