Geography Products

  • Public Space

    The Management Dimension, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Carmona, Claudio de Magalhães, Leo Hammond

    In both the UK and the US there is a sense of dissatisfaction and pessimism about the state of urban environments, particularly with the quality of everyday public spaces. Explanations for this have emphasized the poor quality of design that characterizes many new public spaces; spaces that are…

    Paperback – 2008-05-29
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of the Physical Environment

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Peter Smithson, Ken Addison, Ken Atkinson

    Fundamentals of the Physical Environment has established itself as a well-respected core introductory book for students of physical geography and the environmental sciences. Taking a systems approach, it demonstrates how the various factors operating at Earth’s surface can and do interact…

    Paperback – 2008-05-16
    Routledge

  • Urban Sustainability Through Environmental Design

    Approaches to Time-People-Place Responsive Urban Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Thwaites, Sergio Porta, Ombretta Romice, Mark Greaves

    What can architects, landscape architects and urban designers do to make urban open spaces, streets and squares, more responsive, lively and safe? Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design answers this question by providing the analytical tools and practical methodologies that can be…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • The People's Property?

    Power, Politics, and the Public., 1st Edition

    By Lynn Staeheli, Donald Mitchell

    The People’s Property? is the first book-length scholarly examination of how negotiations over the ownership, control, and peopling of public space are central to the development of publicity, citizenship, and democracy in urban areas. The book asks the questions: Why does it matter who owns public…

    Paperback – 2007-08-14
    Routledge

  • Planning for Retail Development

    A Critical View of the British Experience, 1st Edition

    By Clifford Guy

    Written by a leading expert in the field, this is the first thorough critical review of retail planning policy in Britain (including Scotland and Wales). It covers recent changes in government policy and guidance, and examines retail policy within a broader economic and social context. Planning for…

    Hardback – 2006-10-10
    Routledge

  • Learning and Teaching with Maps

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Wiegand

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering…

    Paperback – 2006-01-26
    Routledge

  • Streets and Patterns

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Marshall

    There is an emerging consensus that urban street layouts should be planned with greater attention to ‘placemaking’ and urban design quality, while maintaining the conventional transport functions of accessibility and connectivity. However, it is not always clear how this might be achieved: we still…

    Paperback – 2004-12-09
    Routledge

  • Barriers to Sustainable Transport

    Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important…

    Hardback – 2004-11-25
    Routledge
    Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

  • The City Cultures Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Iain Borden, Tim Hall, Malcolm Miles

    Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and…

    Paperback – 2003-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Atmosphere, Weather and Climate

    8th Edition

    By Roger Barry, Richard Chorley

    Atmosphere, Weather and Climate presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed changes and projected future trends. This updated and expanded eighth edition of Atmosphere, Weather and Climate will prove invaluable to those…

    Hardback – 2003-09-11
    Routledge

  • Planning in the USA

    Policies, Issues and Processes, 2nd Edition

    By J. Barry Cullingworth, Roger Caves

    This extensively revised and updated edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2003-09-11
    Routledge

  • Energy, Society and Environment

    2nd Edition

    By David Elliott

    Whilst energy use is fundamental to human existence, it is also at the heart of many environmental problems we face in the 21st century. Deteriorating air quality and the global warming phenomenon can all be attributed to our use of fossil fuels. The re-emergence of nuclear power as an alternative…

    Paperback – 2003-08-28
    Routledge

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