Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • Urban Planning in Hong Kong

    The Space and Logic of the Vertically Integrated City

    By Zheng Tan

    This book examines vertical urbanism in the context of Hong Kong’s environmental design practice and its related historical context and regulatory environment. It raises questions about the assumptions and foundations in planning practices in the West, where there is an abnormal absence of a formal…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jutersonke

    This volume examines new perspectives on urban safety and peacebuilding in the face of rapidly changing conflict dynamics and tensions in urban settings. Cities today are economic magnets and a source of real opportunity for many. Yet they are also sites of great poverty and grinding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success

    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 – 2018-09-15 
    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

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century. It explores how and why experts, from a range of professional disciplines, have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. The author draws on case studies of historical traffic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth Sweet, Tim Imeokparia, Iván Arenas, Teresa Cordova, Deborah Youdell

    The edited collection provides an analysis of the effects of the global spread of contemporary capitalism that includes predatory practices such as harmful loan conditions, highly speculative investments, and war mongering for profit or economic advantage. The book is a grounded evaluation and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country-specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia opens a new perspective on urban life in the region. It offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

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