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  1. Regenerating London

    Governance, Sustainability and Community in a Global City

    Edited by Rob Imrie, Loretta Lees, Mike Raco

    Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers an evaluation of the contemporary forms of urban...

    Published December 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Urban Design

    An Environmental Approach, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Adam Ritchie, Randall Thomas

    By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world’s population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  3. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 3

    The Toolkit for Assessment

    Edited by Ron Vreeker, Mark Deakin, Stephen Curwell

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    The third volume of the Sustainable Urban Development Series outlines the BEQUEST toolkit that helps link protocol with the assessment methods currently available for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. It details the decision support mechanisms developed for users of the...

    Published December 12th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Sitte, Hegemann and the Metropolis

    Modern Civic Art and International Exchanges

    Edited by Charles Bohl, Jean-François Lejeune

    These essays, from leading names in the field, weave together the parallels and differences between the past and present of civic art. Offering prospects for the first decades of the twenty-first century, the authors open up a broad international dialogue on civic art, which relates historical...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Design Quality in New Housing

    Learning from the Netherlands

    By Matthew Cousins

    This book addresses the need for an in-depth study into design quality in new housing. The wider implications of policy and design are examined through a series of case studies of new housing projects in the UK and the Netherlands. Dutch interdisciplinary design and modern methods of construction...

    Published November 17th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Urban Design Management

    A Guide to Good Practice

    Edited by Antti Ahlava, Harry Edelman

    This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and...

    Published November 12th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Architecture of Modern China

    A Historical Critique

    By Jianfei Zhu

    A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective...

    Published October 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  8. Intimate Metropolis

    Urban Subjects in the Modern City

    Edited by Vittoria Di Palma, Diana Periton, Marina Lathouri

    Intimate Metropolis explores connections between the modern city, its architecture, and its citizens, by questioning traditional conceptualizations of public and private. Rather than focusing purely on public spaces—such as streets, cafés, gardens, or department stores—or on the domestic sphere,...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Water and Urban Development Paradigms

    Towards an Integration of Engineering, Design and Management Approaches

    Edited by Jan Feyen, Kelly Shannon, Matthew Neville

    Communication across and integration of disciplines in the urban-water sector seems today more imperative than ever before. Water is a strategic and shrinking resource. It is probably the world's most valuable resource and clean water has even been touted as the 'next oil'. Control of water -...

    Published September 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 4

    Changing Professional Practice

    Edited by Ian Cooper, Martin Symes

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    This new book explores how the professions responsible for enhancing the built environment's sustainability seek to deliver this new agenda, offering multi-perspective case studies and discussion to argue for a rethinking of the role of urban development professional. Showing how...

    Published August 22nd 2008 by Routledge