Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?

    By CJ Lim

    ‘Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?’, the follow up to ‘Food City’ and ‘Smartcities and Eco-Warriors’, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate changerelated multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks book cover

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in urban environments. This book aims to cultivate champions for children and young people among urban development professionals, to ensure their rights and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond book cover

    Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Philipp Schröder

    This volume contributes new insights to the scientific debate on post-Socialist urbanities. Based on ethnographic research in cities of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia, its contributions scrutinise the social production of diverse public, parochial and private spaces in conjunction with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities book cover

    Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities

    Edited by Youqin Huang, Si-ming Li

    In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts

    Edited by Marc J. Hershman

    The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study is to understand the modern harbour and public port and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Slum Clearance

    The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales

    By John English, Ruth Madigan, Peter Norman

    Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment but controls access to a replacement council house. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City book cover

    Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City

    By Klaus Philipsen

    Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City is an exploration into the reinvention, self-reflection and boosterism of US legacy cities, taking Baltimore as the case study model to reveal the larger narrative. Author Klaus Philipsen investigates the modern urban condition and the systemic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Housing America: Issues and Debates book cover

    Housing America

    Issues and Debates

    By Emily Tumpson Molina

    In an effort to explain why housing remains among the United States’ most enduring social problems, Housing America explores five of the U.S.’s most fundamental, recurrent issues in housing its population: affordability of housing, homelessness, segregation and discrimination in the housing market,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • The Amusement Park: History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure book cover

    The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Cyclone, Revolution, Corkscrew; Luna Park, Pleasure Beach, Dreamland – names and places instantly familiar to rollercoaster and amusement park enthusiasts. But what first gave rise to the concept and nomenclature of the amusement park; how did amusement parks develop in Britain and elsewhere, and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Strata Title Property Rights: Private governance of multi-owned properties book cover

    Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems: An Integrated Approach to Design book cover

    Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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