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  1. Indigenous Modernities

    Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism

    By Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Series: Architext

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of...

    Published May 27th 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Urban Geography Reader

    Edited by NICK FYFE, JUDITH KENNY

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Drawing on a rich diversity of theoretical approaches and analytical strategies, urban geographers have been at the forefront of understanding the global and local processes shaping cities, and of making sense of the urban experiences of a wide variety of social groups. Through their links with...

    Published April 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge