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  1. Gentrification in a Global Context

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson, Gary Bridge

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically...

    Published March 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Site Matters

    Edited by Carol Burns, Andrea Kahn

    One of the trends in twentieth century architecture and planning has been to denigrate and ignore the site, or larger context (both physical and social), surrounding a building or set of buildings. Focussing on Le Corbusier's designs, Site Matters presents that first considered theory and...

    Published December 24th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Reason in the City of Difference

    By Gary Bridge

    Series: Questioning Cities

    In the modernist city rationality ruled and subsumed difference in a logic of identity. In the postmodern city, reason is abandoned for an endless play of difference. Reason in the City of Difference poses an alternative to these extremes by drawing on classical American philosophical pragmatism (...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Streets and Patterns

    By Stephen Marshall

    There is an emerging consensus that urban street layouts should be planned with greater attention to ‘placemaking’ and urban design quality, while maintaining the conventional transport functions of accessibility and connectivity. However, it is not always clear how this might be achieved: we still...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Digital Infrastructures

    Enabling Civil and Environmental Systems through Information Technology

    Edited by Thomas Horan, Rae Zimmerman

    Series: Networked Cities Series

    An invisible network of digital technology systems underlies the highly visible networks of roads, waterways, satellites, and power-lines. Increasingly, these systems are becoming the "infrastructure's infrastructure," providing a crucial array of data on network demand, performance, reliability,...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Planning for Sustainability

    Creating Livable, Equitable and Ecological Communities

    By Stephen M. Wheeler, Stephen M. Wheeler

    Existing patterns of urbanization are unsustainable in the long run. Current development practices consume enormous amounts of land and resources, damage local ecosystems, produce pollutants, create huge inequalities between groups of people and undermine local community and quality of life....

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Spaces of Global Cultures

    Architecture, Urbanism, Identity

    By Anthony King

    Series: Architext

    This book brings together a series of new and historical case studies to show how different phases of globalization are transforming the built environment. Taking a broad interdisciplinary approach, the author draws on sociological, geographical, cultural and postcolonial studies to provide a...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Global Metropolitan

    Globalizing Cities in a Capitalist World

    By John Rennie-Short

    Series: Questioning Cities

    Exploring the connections between globalization and urbanization, this notable book places particular emphasis on understanding the economic function of global cities, the political process of globalizing cities, and the cultural significance of cosmopolitan cities. The book explores the...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Cities and Natural Process

    A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Hough

    Cities and Natural Process is a discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Regional Innovation Systems

    The Role of Governances in a Globalized World, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Braczyk, Philip Cooke, Martin Heidenreich

    Since the first edition of this book in 1995, there has been a worldwide innovation-led economic boom and a subsequent slump, meaning enormous change has also occurred at the level of regional economies. The new edition registers this change and provides an interesting test of the robustness of the...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge