Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Wild Cities: Spatial Planning in the Urban Age book cover

    Wild Cities

    Spatial Planning in the Urban Age, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Steele

    For urban and environmental planners seeking to support sustainability-led change charting the task ahead remains complex, turbulent and unclear. Is it possible for planning to better serve, protect and nurture our human and non-human worlds? Many have serious doubts about the prospects for…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects: Business models for financial success book cover

    Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity book cover

    New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum book cover

    India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge India

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have started to search for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Disruptive Transport: Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow book cover

    Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Disassembled Cities: Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities book cover

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke

    GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept of sustainable urban development, its different frameworks, and the many…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    CRC Press

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

    The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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