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  1. Energy and Climate in the Urban Built Environment

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a million. Cities have a huge impact on the local...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  2. City Fights

    Debates on Urban Sustainability

    By Susannah Hagan

    Edited by Mark Hewitt

    Within the concept of the 'sustainable city' nothing is fixed, mapped or agreed upon. To some, the term encompasses innovation, change and commitment to the future and to others it means preservation, conservatism and a watchful eye on the future. City Fights follows on from the symposium 'Energy...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Global City Regions

    Their Emerging Forms

    Edited by Gary Hack, Roger Simmonds

    A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city...

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Compact Cities

    Sustainable Urban Forms for Developing Countries

    Edited by Rod Burgess, Mike Jenks

    This collection of edited papers forms part of the Compact City Series, creating a companion volume to The Compact City (1996) and Achieving Sustainable Urban Form (2000) and extends the debate to developing countries. This book examines and evaluates the merits and defects of compact city...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Landscape and Sustainability

    Edited by John F. Benson, Maggie H. Roe

    This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the...

    Published November 29th 2000 by Taylor & Francis

  6. More than the Soil

    Rural Change in SE Asia

    By Jonathan Rigg

    More than the Soil focuses on the social, cultural, economic and technological processes that have transformed rural areas of Southeast Asia. The underlying premise is that rural lives and livelihoods in this region have undergone fundamental change. No longer can we assume that rural livelihoods...

    Published November 26th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Healthy Urban Planning

    By Hugh Barton, Catherine Tsourou

    Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Management of Historic Centres

    Edited by Robert Pickard

    This book examines key themes for the management of historic urban centres within a representative sample of centres in different European countries. The twelve historic centres that have been chosen are spread throughout Europe. They are diverse in character and the range includes small towns,...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Planning in Postmodern Times

    By Philip Allmendinger

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Postmodern social theory has provided significant insights into our understanding of society and its components. Key thinkers including Foucault, Baudrillard and Lyotard have challenged existing ideas about power and rationality in society. This book analyses planning from a postmodern perspective...

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Career Worth Planning

    Starting Out and Moving Ahead in the Planning Profession

    By Warren Jones

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 30th 2000 by APA Planners Press