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Forthcoming Urban Landscape Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 forthcoming new books in the subject of Urban Landscape — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Now Urbanism

    The Future City is Here

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way, Ken Yocom

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Architecture

    Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment

    By Ann Sussman, Justin B Hollander

    In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world with built-in responses to the environment that have evolved over millennia. The...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Uses of Art in Public Space

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Detailing of Landscape - Surfaces

    Digital detailing for landscape architects and garden designers

    Garden and landscape designs need to contain accurate and clear detailing to ensure the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and construction that the practitioner must be aware of....

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helton, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz Adidi, Said Berdouz, Mohemed Chlaida, Majid Mansour, Mohamed Mdafai

    This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in sustainable, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for...

    To Be Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Local Food Systems and Community Well-Being

    Growing Livelihoods

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    The purpose of this book is to explore how and where local food and farms, as part of a local or regional food system, can positively impact both economic development and overall well-being of communities....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Niall Kirkwood, Kate Kennan

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge