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  1. Transcultural Cities

    Border-Crossing and Placemaking

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou

    Transcultural Cities uses a framework of transcultural placemaking, cross-disciplinary inquiry and transnational focus to examine a collection of case studies around the world, presented by a multidisciplinary group of scholars and activists in architecture, urban planning, urban studies, art,...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Planning and Place in the City

    Mapping Place Identity

    By Marichela Sepe

    Under the influence of globalization, the centres of many cities in the industrialised world are losing their place identity, the set of cultural markers that define a city’s uniqueness and make it instantly recognisable. A key task for planners and residents, working together, is to preserve...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. New Orleans and the Design Moment

    Edited by Jacob A. Wagner, Michael Frisch

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Urban Design Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design. Nearly 50 generous selections include seminal contributions from Howard, Le Corbusier, Lynch, and Jacobs to more recent...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Crime and Planning

    Building Socially Sustainable Communities

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Ph.D.

    The form and layout of a built environment has a significant influence on crime by creating opportunities for it and, in turn, shaping community crime patterns. Effective urban planners and designers will consider crime when making planning and design decisions. A co-publication with the...

    Published November 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

    By Alisdair McGregor, Cole Roberts, Fiona Cousins

    The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Remaking Metropolis

    Global Challenges of the Urban Landscape

    Edited by Edward A. Cook, Jesus J. Lara

    Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Urban Modelling

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Shaping Places

    Urban Planning, Design and Development

    By David Adams, Steve Tiesdell

    Shaping Places explains how towns and cities can turn real estate development to their advantage to create the kind of places where people want to live, work, relax and invest. It contends that the production of quality places which enhance economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Capital Spaces

    The Multiple Complex Public Spaces of a Global City

    By Matthew Carmona, Filipa Matos Wunderlich

    In recent years it has become common-place to hear claims that public space in cities across the globe has become the exclusive preserve of the wealthy and privileged, at the expense of the needs of wider society. Whether it is the privatization of public space through commerical developments like...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge