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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Altruism by Design

    How To Affect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Affect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community Planning and Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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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