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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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-human theories

    Edited by Cecily Maller

    Set in the human-environment interaction space, this book applies new theoretical insights to health in urban environments. It stems from increasing interest in the creation of healthy settings and liveable cities, which aim to improve equity and sustainability in urban environments, but do so with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity

    Edited by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Richard Dennis, Deryck W. Holdsworth

    ‘Hurry’ is an intrinsic component of modernity. It exists not only in tandem with modern constructions of mobility, speed, rhythm, and time-space compression, but also with infrastructures, technologies, practices, and emotions associated with the experience of the ‘mobilizing modern’. ‘Hurry’ is…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Politics in the Low Carbon City

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines concerned with analysing and shaping urban…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Sustainable Suburbia?

    Rethinking the North American Metropolis

    By Hugh Bartling

    The suburbanization of North America has been was one of the most significant social, political, and cultural transformations of the twentieth century. Originally seen as an alternative to the chaotic, polluted, and socially dysfunctional industrial city that came to dominate the continent at the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    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 – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

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