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  • Urban Water Sustainability

    Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature

    By Sarah Bell

    The provision of a safe and reliable water supply is a major challenge for the world's growing urban populations. This book investigates the implications of different developments in water technology and infrastructure for urban sustainability and the relationship between cities and nature. The…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture

    By Alessandra Cianchetta, Marc Armengaud

    Under the surface of cities and within build environments lay hidden layers that for some play a key role in the urban scenario when others got lost in transformation. During the 20th Century, both theoretical works and technical innovations gave rise to several massive urban underground projects…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality

    Proceedings of the XXIII International Conference on Living and Walking in Cities (LWC 2017), June 15-16, 2017, Brescia, Italy

    Edited by Michèle Pezzagno

    The International Conference 'Living and Walking in Cities' traditionally looks at different themes concerning the quality of life in urban areas. The goal of this event is to gather researchers, road users, administrators, technicians, city representatives and experts aiming to discuss problems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

    Edited by Hasan Hüseyin Balik, Anna Catalani, Adolf Sotoca

    Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

    Edited by Bruce Frayne, Jonathan Crush, Cameron McCordic

    Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale farmers, to the exclusion of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Cognition and the Built Environment

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces

    Edited by Sara González

    During the past decade many markets have been rediscovered as tourist attractions, food meccas and even regeneration flagships. These transformations are pushing markets to a gentrification frontier clashing with markets’ traditional role as public meeting places that support, economically and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • The Rural and Peripheral in Regional Development

    An Alternative Perspective

    By Peter de Souza

    The countryside has often been marginalized in discussions of economic and societal development, in favour of the urban. This book aims to stimulate a debate and a re-evaluation of how the concepts of the rural, peripheral and marginal are treated in academia and policy. Approaching this theme…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Just Green Enough

    Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Urban Living Labs

    Experimentation and Socio-technical Transitions

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Harriet A Bulkeley, Qianging (Lindsay) Mai, Kes McCormick

    How can cities provide prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? The book examines, informs and advances the governance of sustainability transitions through urban living labs (ULL). ULL are increasing across the globe as a means by which actors are testing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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