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  1. Place-Keeping

    Open Space Management in Practice

    Edited by Nicola Dempsey, Harry Smith, Mel Burton

    Place-Keeping presents the latest research and practice on place-keeping – that is, the long-term management of public and private open spaces – from around Europe and the rest of the world. There has long been a focus in urban landscape planning and urban design on the creation of...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Urban Growth in Emerging Economies

    Lessons from the BRICS

    Edited by Gordon McGranahan, George Martine

    Along with globalization, urban transitions have been central in the southward shift in economic power towards the newly emerging economies. As this book shows, however, these transitions have not been painless, and it is important for the rest of the urbanizing world to learn from the mistakes. It...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity

    Practice, Representation and Education

    By Michael Jenson

    Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. City Halls and Civic Materialism

    Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    Series: Architext

    The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Street

    A Quintessential Social Public Space

    By Vikas Mehta

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Companion to Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    Today the practice of urban design has forged a distinctive identity with applications at many different scales – ranging from the block or street scale to the scale of metropolitan and regional landscapes. Urban design interfaces many aspects of contemporary public policy – multiculturalism,...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Infrastructure Planning and Finance

    A Smart and Sustainable Guide

    By Vicki Elmer, Adam Leigland

    Infrastructure Planning and Finance is a non-technical guide to the engineering, planning, and financing of major infrastucture projects in the United States, providing both step-by-step guidance, and a broad overview of the technical, political, and economic challenges of creating lasting...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge