Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • Translating the Networked City

    Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jochen Monstadt, Rémi de Bercegol, Bérénice Bon

    This book contributes to postcolonial urban and technology studies by analysing the translation of urban planning ideals through the lens of urban infrastructure in East Africa. By drawing on recent work on the networked city, and by conceptualising the translation of this travelling urban and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success, 1st Edition

    By Sherena Hussain, James Mckellar

    Managing Infrastructure Projects provides students with a comprehensive account of how to ensure that infrastructure construction, delivery, and maintenance is executed both as a viable business concern and as an attractive investment option. Taking a mulit-stakeholder approach, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge India

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have started to search for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke

    GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept of sustainable urban development, its different frameworks, and the many…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27 
    CRC Press

  • Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

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