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  1. City, Street and Citizen

    The Measure of the Ordinary

    By Suzanne Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    How can we learn from a multicultural society if we don’t know how to recognise it? The contemporary city is more than ever a space for the intense convergence of diverse individuals who shift in and out of its urban terrains. The city street is perhaps the most prosaic of the city’s public parts,...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill, Leeds

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Non-traditional Houses

    Identifying Non-traditional Houses in the UK 1918-75 (AP 294)

    By Harry Harrison, Stephen Mullin, Barry Reeves, Alan Stevens

    Non-traditional houses was first published as a book in 2004 and is now available in a fully searchable pdf format on CD ROM. The CD ROM gives building surveyors, engineers and architects easy access to a vast reference library detailing 450 non-traditional house types classified by form of...

    Published December 19th 2012 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Gated Communities

    Social Sustainability in Contemporary and Historical Gated Developments

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Gated Communities provides a historic, socio-political and contemporary cultural perspective of gated communities. In doing so it offers a different lens through which to view the historical vernacular background of this now global phenomenon. The book presents a collection of new writing on the...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Paul Milbourne

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters, International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness provides...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Crime and Planning

    Building Socially Sustainable Communities

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Ph.D.

    The form and layout of a built environment has a significant influence on crime by creating opportunities for it and, in turn, shaping community crime patterns. Effective urban planners and designers will consider crime when making planning and design decisions. A co-publication with the...

    Published November 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Young People and Housing

    Transitions, Trajectories and Generational Fractures

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Young People and Housing brings together new research exploring the economic, social, and cultural challenges that face young people in search of permanent housing. Featuring international case studies from Asia, Europe, and Australia, Young People and Housing is a collection of...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge