Environment & the City Products

  • Financing the New Federalism

    Revenue Sharing, Conditional Grants and Taxation, 1st Edition

    By Robert P. Inman, Martin McGuire, Wallace E. Oates, Jeffrey L. Pressman, Robert D. Reischauer

    Financing the New Federalism is the fifth in a series on the governance of metropolitan areas which aimed to improve the political organisation of metropolitan regions in America. Originally published in 1975, this particular study focusses on federal revenue sharing exploring its effects and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Horne

    Housing affordability, urban development and climate change responses are great challenges that are intertwined, yet the conceptual and policy links between them remain under-developed. Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses this gap by developing an interdisciplinary approach to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader, 1st Edition

    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

  • Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Environmental Site Plans and Development Review

    1st Edition

    By Robert Sanford

    The most effective way to participate in land stewardship and environmental management is to get involved in the review of proposed developments. In smaller communities, this review is primarily done by a planning board or commission made up of volunteer members, guided by professionals in certain…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Urban Waterfront Promenades

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Macdonald

    Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Beyond connecting people with urban water bodies, waterfront promenades offer many social and ecological benefits. They are places for social…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

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