Urban Studies: Products

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell: Practices, Techniques and Challenges book cover

    Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement book cover

    The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • City book cover

    City

    2nd Edition

    By Phil Hubbard

    City provides an accessible yet critical introduction to one of the key ideas in human geography. While most of the world’s population now lives in cities, the definition and theoretical specification of the city nonetheless remains elusive. In this extensively updated second edition, Phil Hubbard…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • The Urban University and the Knowledge Economy: New Spaces of Interaction book cover

    The Urban University and the Knowledge Economy

    New Spaces of Interaction

    Edited by Patrizia Ingallina, David Charles

    Universities are core institutions of the Knowledge Economy, and alongside firms and other research organisations, develop and promote knowledge within local economies. At the same time, they are obliged to deal with a global market, and participate in a global flow of ideas, knowledge and people.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Social Policy and the Achievement Gap in Education book cover

    Social Policy and the Achievement Gap in Education

    By Corey Bunje Bower

    Bringing together research from a range of fields, Bower comprehensively examines the effects of social and environmental factors on educational achievement, and evaluates whether social policy is able to improve the experiences of children living in urban poverty in ways that will narrow the gap…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Culture and Economy in the New Shanghai book cover

    Culture and Economy in the New Shanghai

    By Justin O'Connor, Xin Gu

    As China’s leading economic metropolis and ‘most western city’ Shanghai in the last twenty years has used culture as a major spur to its ambitions to become a global city. This book is the first systematic investigation of how various ‘cultural economy’ strategies have been framed and pursued in a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ageing Cities: Urban design with the elderly in high-density Asian cities book cover

    Creative Ageing Cities

    Urban design with the elderly in high-density Asian cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and urbanization have become global concerns in recent years. Concepts such as ‘ageing-in-place’ and ‘active ageing’ deal with issues of ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration the evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities book cover

    Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Edited by Sara González

    During the past decade many markets have been rediscovered as tourist attractions, food meccas and even regeneration flagships. These transformations are pushing markets to a gentrification frontier clashing with markets’ traditional role as public meeting places that support, economically and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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