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Forthcoming Cities & Infrastructure Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Towards Low Carbon Cities in China

    Urban Form and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Edited by Sun Sheng Han, Ray Green, Mark Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households’ access...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The 'Olympic and Paralympic' Effect on Public Policy

    Edited by Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Set against the backdrop of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this book examines the impact on public policy from broader political decisions taken in relation to Olympic- and Paralympic-related policy. It considers the major political justifications for hosting these global sports...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Creative Industries and Urban Development

    Creative Cities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Terry Flew

    The concept of creative industries has developed considerable academic and policy momentum in the 21st century. There has been a connection identified between the rise of creative industries and the urbanisation of the world’s population, particularly in relation to the significance of cities as...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. History of Urban Form Before the Industrial Revolution

    3rd Edition

    By A.E.J. Morris

    Provides an international history of urban development, from its origins to the industrial revolution. This well established book maintains the high standard of information found in the previous two editions, describing the physical results of some 5000 years of urban activity. It explains and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cities of Light

    Two Centuries of Urban Illumination

    Edited by Sandy Isenstadt, Dietrich Neumann, Margaret Maile Petty

    Cities of Light is the first global overview of modern urban illumination, a development that allows human wakefulness to colonize the night, doubling the hours available for purposeful and industrious activities. Urban lighting is undergoing a revolution due to recent developments in lighting...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Untamed Urbanisms

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Mark Swilling, Andrea Lampis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    One of the major challenges facing developing countries is a way of reconciling the way cities develop over time with the mounting evidence of resource depletion on the one hand and the negative environmental impacts (mainly GHG emissions) of predominantly urban-based modes of production and...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    This book examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and unlike any book before it, explores how each sector and the relationships between them affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Through 21 chapters, the international team of contributors...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge