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Forthcoming Urban Design Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 4

    Edited by Thomas L. Harper, Michael Hibbard, Heloisa Costa, Anthony Gar-On Yeh

    Series: Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 4 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning....

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Robust City

    By Tony Hall

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a gated community to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international team...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, 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 July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge