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  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Green Belts

    Past; Present; Future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. Green belts were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

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

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity

    Edited by Costanzo Ranci, Roberta Cucca

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Changing China: Migration, Communities and Governance in Cities

    Edited by Li Si-Ming, Shenjing He, Kam Wing Chan

    China’s unprecedented urbanization is underpinned by not only massive rural-urban migration but also a household registration system embedded in a territorial hierarchy that produces lingering urban-rural duality. The mid-1990s onwards witnessed increasing reliance on land revenues by municipal…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

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