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  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Cities and Sustainability

    A new approach, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Hoornweg

    Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world’s larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable development. Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping. What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Development Matrix

    1st Edition

    By Daniel B Kohlhepp, Kimberly J. Kohlhepp

    This book presents a new way of thinking about, teaching, learning, and practicing real estate development. Real Estate Development Matrix describes the process in a two-dimensional model and presents seven Development Stages which form the horizontal axis, and eight sets of Development Tasks…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Asian American Literature and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

    Trends in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giuseppe Forino, Sara Bonati, Lina Maria Calandra

    Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both conceptualize and contextualize risks and disasters as…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Christine Eriksen

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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