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  1. Planning Middle Eastern Cities

    An Urban Kaleidoscope

    Edited by Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Cairo, Baghdad, Algiers and Dubai cannot be easily lumped together as a single group. Cities in the Arab world are too diverse and hybrid, ranging from those rich in tradition, to 'forgotten’ cities, to newly emerging Gulf cities.The authors here, Arab scholars and architects local to the...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Urban Design and the British Urban Renaissance

    Edited by John Punter

    Are Britain’s cities attractive places in which to live, work and play? Asking that question, this is a critical review of how the design dimension of the Urban Renaissance strategy was developed and applied, based on expert academic assessments of progress in Britain’s thirteen largest cities. The...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Sue Roaf

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood

    2nd Edition

    By David Rudlin, Nicholas Falk

    This successful title, previously known as 'Building the 21st Century Home' and now in its second edition, explores and explains the trends and issues that underlie the renaissance of UK towns and cities and describes the sustainable urban neighbourhood as a model for rebuilding urban areas.The...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Britain's New Towns

    Garden Cities to Sustainable Communities

    By Anthony Alexander

    The New Towns Programme of 1946 to 1970 was one of the most substantial periods of urban development in Britain. The New Towns have often been described as a social experiment; so what has this experiment proved? This book covers the story of how these towns came to be built, how they aged, and the...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development

    By Adrian Pitts, Hanwen Liao

    With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability. This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Spatial Recall

    Memory in Architecture and Landscape

    Edited by Marc Treib

    Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety of perspectives from twelve internationally noted scholars, practicing designers, and...

    Published May 10th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Making the Metropolitan Landscape

    Standing Firm on Middle Ground

    Edited by Jacqueline Tatom, Jennifer Stauber

    The American landscape is an extremely complex terrain born from a history of collective and individual experiences. These created environments, which all may be called metropolitan landscapes, constantly challenge students and professionals in the fields of architecture, design and planning to...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Eco-Urbanity

    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban...

    Published March 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment

    By Paola Signoretta, Kate McMahon Moughtin, J.C. Moughtin

    'Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment' demonstrates how urban design and planning impact on public health and sustainable development. Moughtin et al. explore the concept of what makes a physically and psychologically ‘healthy’ environment in the context of the paramount need for...

    Published March 2nd 2009 by Routledge