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  1. Street Computing

    Urban Informatics and City Interfaces

    Edited by Marcus Foth, Markus Rittenbruch, Ricky Robinson, Stephen Viller

    This book develops tools and techniques that will help urban residents gain access to urban computing. Metaphorically speaking, it is taking computing to the street by giving the general public – rather than just researchers and professionals – the power to leverage available city infrastructure...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann

    Series: Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

    Today’s most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change. Exploring the underlying dimensions of behaviour change in terms of consumption, media, social innovation and...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. City, Street and Citizen

    The Measure of the Ordinary

    By Suzanne Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    How can we learn from a multicultural society if we don’t know how to recognise it? The contemporary city is more than ever a space for the intense convergence of diverse individuals who shift in and out of its urban terrains. The city street is perhaps the most prosaic of the city’s public parts,...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Shaping the City

    Studies in History, Theory and Urban Design, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rodolphe El-Khoury, Edwards Robbins

    Taking on the key issues in urban design, Shaping the City examines the critical ideas that have driven these themes and debates through a study of particular cities at important periods in their development. As well as retaining crucial discussions about cities such as Los Angeles,...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 5

    Edited by Michael Hibbard, Robert Freestone, Tore Øivin Sager

    Series: Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 5 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning. The...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Emergence in Landscape Architecture

    By Rod Barnett

    All landscapes are complex systems which are continually changing as a result of relatively simple interactions. This condition of adaption and evolution is called emergence. Related to chaos theory and self-organising systems, emergence highlights the ever changing and developing urban...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Staging Mobilities

    By Ole B. Jensen

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In recent years, the social sciences have taken a ‘mobilities turn’. There has been a developing realisation that mobilities do not ‘just happen’. Mobilities are carefully and meticulously designed, planned and staged (from above). However, they are equally importantly acted out, performed and...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge