Cities & Infrastructure Products

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Over the past decades, Jakarta has been described as a city that is not only highly unequal in an economic sense – with pro-elite and neoliberalist policies marginalizing thousands of slum dwellers, but also as a city that is run by state and corporate actors, while average citizens remain to be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Routledge Revivals: Transforming Cities (1997)

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: British Sociological Association

  • 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

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate Markets and Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • 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

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Urban Education in the 19th Century

    Proceedings of the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain

    Edited by D.A. Reeder

    First published in 1977, Urban Education in the 19th Century is a collection based on the conference papers of the annual 1976 conference for the History of Education Society. The book illustrates a variety of ways of elucidating the connections between education and the city, mainly in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

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