Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-human theories book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Urban Living Labs: Experimentation and Socio-technical Transitions book cover

    Urban Living Labs

    Experimentation and Socio-technical Transitions

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Harriet A Bulkeley, Qianging (Lindsay) Mai, Kes McCormick

    All cities face a pressing challenge – how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? In response, new collaborations are emerging in the form of urban living labs – sites devised to design, test and learn from social and technical…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Suburbia?: Rethinking the North American Metropolis book cover

    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

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies: Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities book cover

    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 – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    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

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism: City Walks in Delhi book cover

    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

  • Real Estate Development Matrix book cover

    Real Estate Development Matrix

    By Daniel B Kohlhepp, Kimberly J. Kohlhepp

    This book presents a new way of thinking about, teaching, learning and practicing Real Estate Development. Real Estate Development Matrix describes the process in a two-dimensional model and presents seven Development Stages which form the horizontal axis, and eight sets of Development Tasks which…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Transport and Land Use: Planning for Place and Plexus book cover

    Metropolitan Transport and Land Use

    Planning for Place and Plexus

    By David M Levinson, Kevin Krizek

    As cities across the globe respond to rapid technological changes and political pressures, coordinated transport and land use planning is targeted as a solution and is the subject of increased interest. Metropolitan Transport and Land Use, the second edition of Planning for Place and Plexus,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

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