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  1. A Video with Tom Turner on Garden Design, Ideas, and History

    Tom Turner edits the Gardenvisit.com website and teaches on the undergraduate and Masters programmes in garden history and landscape architecture at the University of Greenwich in London. He is also the author of British Gardens, European Gardens, Asian Gardens, and Garden History.  In this video he presents garden history in general--concerning how garden design has been the result of the interplay of ideas of art, religion, philosophy, planting, construction, and much else. His video ends with a statement on the growing importance of sustainable garden design. 


     

  2. Are Smart Cities Not So Smart After All

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post: written by Philip Monaghan, author of How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  3. Routledge and World Architecture Day 2013

    Routledge is pleased to announce that it has joined World Architecture Day 2013 as a media partner! 

    World Architecture Day 2013 will be held in New York in partnership with the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY). Taking place over 3 days in October, WAD13 brings together the most illustrious architects, planners, engineers, developers and designers from all four corners of the globe to exchange ideas, showcase innovative, award-winning work and discuss new business ventures.

  4. BRE Catalog cover

    IHS BRE Press Online Catalog Now Avaliable

    The new IHS BRE Press Catalog is now available to browse online.

    BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based consultancy, testing and training organization, which offers expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. Their research has the aim of creating better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses.

    Routledge have been IHS BRE Press’ partners since 2010, distributing their publications worldwide to practitioners, researchers, and manufacturers who need to stay informed of developments in an ever-changing industry.

    To browse all the available titles from IHS BRE Press, inclusing bestsellers and some exciting upcoming books, please click here to view the catalog online.

  5. Author Appearance - Charles Zelden talks Thurgood Marshall on “Issues”

    Author Charles Zelden recently appeared on "Issues," part of PBS Miami's current events programming, to speak about the legacy of Thurgood Marshall and his new book from Routledge. You can view the full video of the interview here. And don't forget to pick up a copy of Thurgood Marshall to learn the full story of one of the most influential civil rights figures of the modern era and the first African American justice to serve on the Supreme Court.

  6. Positive Week – Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Positive Luxury have organized the first ever Positive Week. Running from 8th until the 14th July, Positive Week is dedicated to promoting brands that are positive for both people and the planet.

    We got in touch with Kate Fletcher, author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles who gave us a quote in relation to Positive Week.

  7. The Politics of Exile Cover

    ‘The Politics of Exile’ receives high praise from The Times Higher Education

    'This is perhaps the most thought-provoking and refreshing work to be published on Bosnia and the former Yugoslavia in a long time.'

    'The Politics of Exile reads like a novel, but it is an academic work that asks important questions about the research process and, specifically, researching wars such as the one that took place in Bosnia between 1992 and 1995, where crimes and atrocities were committed.'

  8. Blog Post - What is the difference between an art photograph and a designer handbag?

    In a recent blog post on MasteringPhoto.com, Routledge author Lucy Soutter ponders the question - what is the difference between an art photograph and a designer handbag?  Your answer to this question says a lot about your relationship with photography.

    Read the blog post and come to your own conclusions.

  9. Lucy Soutter @ The Photographers’ Gallery in London

     

    Recently Routledge author Lucy Soutter gave a talk at The Photographers' Gallery in London where she discussed her book Why Art Photography?

    Click here to listen to a podcast of the presentation.

  10. Sociology of Japanese Youth

    As ‘hikikomori’ hits the news, are we any closer to helping the withdrawn youth of Japan?

    Over the past thirty years, whilst Japan has produced a diverse set of youth cultures which have had a major impact on popular culture across the globe, it has also developed a succession of youth problems which have led to major concerns within the country itself. Hikikomori, a collective term defining the young people who withdraw, is a word that everyone knows in Japan.

    In the last week the problem has been widely reported by the media (notably in this viral article on the BBC News website). But are we any closer to helping sufferers?

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