Environment & the City Products

  • 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

  • After Sustainable Cities?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Australian Environmental Planning

    Challenges and Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe, Jago Dodson

    Winner of the Planning Institute of Australia's 2015 Cutting Edge Research and Teaching Award! Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation’s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems, 1st Edition

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to…

    Hardback – 2014-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat, 1st Edition

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Revivals Environmental Studies Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This comprehensive collection of 14 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Environmental Studies, including climate change, geography and resource management. With a truly global outlook and featuring works from some of the most prominent environmentalists and geographers,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

  • Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann

    Today’s most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change. Exploring the underlying dimensions of behaviour change in terms of consumption, media, social innovation and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

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