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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 200 new and published books in the subject of Urban Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Designing Urban Transformation

    By Aseem Inam

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    Edited by Richard Coles, Zoe Millman

    Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Urban Smellscapes

    Understanding and Designing City Smell Environments

    By Victoria Henshaw

    We see the city, we hear the city, but above all: we smell the city. Scent has unique qualities: ubiquity, persistence, and an unparalleled connection to memory, yet it has gone overlooked in discussions of sensory design. What scents shape the city? How does scent contribute to...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. New SubUrbanisms

    By Judith K De Jong

    Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland – convenient, but vacant. Contemporary urban design proves this wrong. In New SubUrbanisms, Judith De Jong explains the on-going "flattening" of the American...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Masterplanning the Adaptive City

    Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tom Verebes

    Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through computational urbanism. Practitioners and researchers here discuss ideas from the...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Socially Restorative Urbanism

    The theory, process and practice of Experiemics

    By Kevin Thwaites, Alice Mathers, Ian Simkins

    The need for a human-orientated approach to urbanism is well understood, and yet all too often this dimension remains lacking in urban design. In this book the authors argue for and develop socially restorative urbanism – a new conceptual framework laying the foundations for innovative ways of...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge