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  1. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Urban Waterfronts

    Fixity and Flow

    Edited by Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Latin American Modern Architectures

    Ambiguous Territories

    Edited by Patricio del Real, Helen Gyger

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region’s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Urban and Environmental Economics

    An Introduction

    By Graham Squires

    The importance of the built environment to environmental protection is well established, with strict environmental regulations now a feature of the working lives of planners, contractors, building designers, and quantity surveyors alike. Those new to, or preparing to join this industry must have an...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Masterplanning Futures

    By Lucy Bullivant

    In the past, spatial masterplans for cities have been fixed blueprints realized as physical form through conventional top down processes. These frequently disregarded existing social and cultural structures, while the old modernist planning model zoned space for home and work. At a time of urban...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Creating Child Friendly Cities

    Reinstating Kids in the City

    Edited by Brendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

    Leading planning and geography authors present this comprehensive assessment of the extent to which the physical and social make up of Western cities accommodates and nourishes the needs of children and youth. Examining the areas of planning, design, social policy, transport and housing,...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge