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  1. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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