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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Health Benefits of the Decent Homes Programme

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Viv Mason

    This report summarises the methodology and results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to quantify how much the improvements to social housing arising from the Decent Homes programme (2001–2010) have reduced costs to the NHS in treating housing-related injuries and illnesses. It uses...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  3. The Cost of Poor Housing in London

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Claire Summers

    This report summarises the results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England to the housing of London. A full description of the original methodology is contained in 'The real cost of poor housing'. The results...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Critical Realism and Housing Research

    By Julie Lawson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Since the nineteenth century various housing solutions have evolved, such as sprawling Australian home ownership and compact Dutch social rental housing. This phenomenon cannot be adequately explained with simple descriptions of key events, politics and housing outcomes. Critical Realism and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ‘the housing problem’ in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    This book presents a paradigm shift for gated communities research. Based on contemporary studies from international authors, the chapters suggest that the debate should move away from the hard concept of a gated community to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Community Planning and Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Altruism by Design

    How To Affect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised....

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

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