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Forthcoming Environment & the City Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dimensions of Sustainability

    Edited by Andrew Scott, MIT

    This illustrated book gives a comprehensive view of _ contemporary ideas, innovations and emerging attitudes to sustainability that emanated from the MIT symposium. 16 leading contributors with demonstrable track records in architectural practice, engineering and academia give their insights...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Eco-design for buildings and neighbourhoods

    By Bruno Peuportier

    A growing number of urban inhabitants are aware of pressing environmental concerns. This book aims to provide information about relevant environmental quality criteria in urban construction settings, before methods are proposed for assessing these criteria. These will be extremely helpful to...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Energy and Household Expenditure Patterns

    By Thomas J. Lareau, Joel Darmstadter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1983, Energy and Household Expenditure Patterns claimed that two-thirds of energy consumption in the United States came from households. This study aimed to estimate the expected changes in household activities and how this would affect energy consumption in the country as a...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally...

    To Be Published September 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Reform as Reorganization

    By Royce Hanson, Julius Margolis, Melvin R. Levin, William Letwin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    As the fourth report in a series on the Governance of Metropolitan Areas, Reform as Reorganization explores the welfare and development of metropolitan America in terms of political reorganization. Originally published in 1974, this study reflects on metropolitan problems and governmental structure...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an...

    To Be Published September 27th 2015 by Routledge