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  1. Inclusive Urban Design: Streets For Life

    By Elizabeth Burton, Lynne Mitchell

    This is the first book to address the design needs of older people in the outdoor environment. It provides information on design principles essential to built environment professionals who want to provide for all users of urban space and who wish to achieve sustainability in their designs. Part one...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Urban Ethic

    Design in the Contemporary City

    By Eamonn Canniffe

    Although contemporary practice in urbanism has many sources of design guidelines, it lacks theory to provide a flexible approach to the complexities of most urban situations. The author provides that theoretical framework, looking beyond the style obsession of urban makeovers to the fundamental...

    Published December 11th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Crime Opportunity Profiling of Streets (COPS)

    A Quick Analysis - Rapid Implementation Approach (FB 12)

    By J Oxley

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 1st 2005 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Sustainable Urban Development Volume 1

    The Framework and Protocols for Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Stephen Curwell, Mark Deakin, Martin Symes

    Series: Sustainable Urban Development Series

    Based on original research, this first volume of a set of groundbreaking new books sets out a framework for analyzing sustainable urban development and develops a set of protocols for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. Protocols included are for sustainable urban planning, urban...

    Published September 6th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Urban Design

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, presenting a 3 dimensional model with which to categorise the processes and products involved. It not only defines the subject, but also considers the future direction of the field and what can be learned from the...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Nicola Dempsey

    Concentrating on the planning and design of cities, the three sections take a logical route through the discussion from the broad considerations at regional and city scale, to the larger city at high and lower densities through to design considerations on the smaller block scale. Key design issues...

    Published July 28th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Urban Housing Forms

    By Jingmin Zhou, Ian Colquhoun

    Over three-quarters of the world's population live in cities where the need for affordable urban housing of good design is vital to the quality of urban living. Zhou and Colquhoun look at a wide variety of solutions to this urban design problem showing that understanding of the important design...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Indigenous Modernities

    Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism

    By Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Series: Architext

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Introduction to Urban Housing Design

    By Graham Towers

    This clear and concise guide is the ideal introduction to contemporary housing design for students and professionals of architecture, urban design and planning. With the increasing commitment to sustainable design and with an ever-increasing demand for houses in urban areas, housing design has...

    Published April 17th 2005 by Routledge

  10. City Edge

    By Esther Charlesworth

    This series of essays outlines a number of case studies from Europe, North America, Australia and Asia and provides first hand accounts of the experiences that planners, architects and politicians have had in reshaping cities. These insights provide a pragmatic assessment of the challenges and...

    Published February 16th 2005 by Routledge