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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  8. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2008 by Taylor & Francis