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  • Sustainable Urban Development Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Wheeler, Timothy Beatley

    Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary  readings giving a broad introduction to this topic.  It begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development…

    Paperback – 2014-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • An Urban Politics of Climate Change

    Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Harriet A Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Gareth A.S. Edwards

    The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as ‘an urgent agenda’ (World Bank 2010). The contribution of cities to rising levels of greenhouse gas…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Low Carbon Cities

    Transforming Urban Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Lehmann

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Creating Regenerative Cities

    1st Edition

    By Herbert Girardet

    Large, modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three percent of the world’s land surface, their ecological footprints actually cover the entire globe. Humanity is building an urban future, yet urban resource use is threatening the future…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Designing Productive Cities, 1st Edition

    By André Viljoen, Katrin Bohn

    Winner of the 2015 RIBA President's Award for Outstanding University Located Research This book is the long awaited sequel to "Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities". "Second Nature Urban Agriculture" updates and extends the authors' concept…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Incomplete Streets

    Processes, practices, and possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Global Suburbs

    Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Herzog

    Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro offers a critical new perspective on the emerging phenomenon of the global suburb in the western hemisphere. American suburban sprawl has created a giant human habitat stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and from Mexico to…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • Quality of Life and Public Management

    Redefining Development in the Local Environment, 1st Edition

    By John Whitelegg

    Quality of Life and Public Management explores the possibility for a dramatic and significant improvement in quality of life for all population groups and sub-groups in the UK. Strongly evidence-based, the book draws on case study data and comparisons into local and central government structure,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01
    Routledge

  • The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

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