Cities & Infrastructure Products

  • Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyses two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey, Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully utilised in modern regional and urban planning.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance

    Enclosures and Discontents

    Edited by Lisa Tilley, Ashok Kumar, Tom Cowan

    The contributions in this volume all revisit and reformulate Marx’s concept of primitive accumulation from diverse empirical contexts in the present global age. The chapters present research drawn from Gaza, Syria, Greece, the Philippines, DR Congo, and the Yucatan; global locations that have in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in Inner-City Johannesburg

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security is explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation

    By Korkut Onaran

    Crafting Form-Based Codes provides practical tools for creating form-based rules that help facilitate effective communication and consensus building, which are essential to ensuring healthy democratic processes in a regulatory culture. This book is for the well-meaning idealists — city planners,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Critical Infrastructure

    Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition

    By Robert S. Radvanovsky, Allan McDougall

    This edition of Critical Infrastructure presents a culmination of ongoing research and real-work experience, building upon previous editions. Since the first edition of this work, the domain has seen significant evolutions in terms of operational needs, environmental challenges and threats – both…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    CRC Press

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