Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • 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 – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Space Reimagined

    Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice

    By Richard Bower

    As with so many facets of contemporary western life, architecture and space are often experienced and understood as a commodity or product. The premise of this book is to offer alternatives to the practices and values of such westernised space and Architecture (with a capital A), by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Spatial Violence

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Markets in the Built Environment

    Adapting to Climate Change

    Edited by Susan Roaf

    There is an urgent need to build human capacity to make the often vulnerable and exposed buildings and communities we live and work in more resilient to the changing social, economic and physical environments around us. Extensive research has been done over the last decades on both mitigation and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Architectural Science Review Series

  • Planning Sustainable Cities

    An infrastructure-based approach

    By Spiro N. Pollalis

    Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked…

    Hardback – 2016-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighbourhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Air Pollution in Asian Cities

    Status, Challenges and Management

    By Dieter Schwela, Gary Haq, Cornie Huizenga, Wha-Jin Han, Herbert Fabian, May Ajero.

    Air pollution has become part of the daily existence of many people who work, live and use the streets in Asian cities. Each day millions of city dwellers breathe air polluted with concentrations of chemicals, smoke and particles that dramatically exceed World Health Organization guideline values.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Photovoltaics in the Urban Environment

    Lessons Learnt from Large Scale Projects

    Edited by Bruno Gaiddon, Henk Kaan, Donna Munro

    The concept of cities as potential photovoltaic power plants is rapidly gaining prominence, but until now there has been no large scale study of the impacts of such development on urban fabric and infrastructure, or on inhabitants. This book, based on wide-ranging studies supported by the European…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    By Peter Hughes

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under control, there is little chance of meeting government…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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