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  1. Cities in a Globalizing World

    Global Report on Human Settlements

    By Un-Habitat

    'The world has entered the urban millennium. Nearly half the world's people are now city dwellers, and the rapid increase in urban population is expected to continue, mainly in developing countries. This historic transition is being further propelled by the powerful forces of globalization. The...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge

  2. Twentieth-Century Suburbs

    A Morphological Approach

    By C.M.H Carr, J.W.R Whitehand

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Garden suburbs were the almost universal form of urban growth in the English-speaking world for most of the twentieth century. Their introduction was probably the most fundamental process of transformation in the physical form of the Western city since the Middle Ages.This book describes the ways...

    Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Health and Housing

    By Jill Stewart

    Series: Clay’s Library of Health and the Environment

    Environmental Health and Housing provides both students and professionals with comprehensive coverage of issues relating to both social and private housing. The book includes basic technical information for completing house surveys, detailed yet clear backgrounds to and explanations of applying...

    Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Housing Design Quality

    Through Policy, Guidance and Review

    By Matthew Carmona

    This book directly addresses the major planning debate of our time - the delivery and quality of new housing development. As pressure for new housing development in England increases, a widespread desire to improve the design of the resulting residential environments becomes evermore apparent with...

    Published April 4th 2001 by Taylor & Francis

  5. The Secret Life of Cities

    Social reproduction of everyday life

    By Helen Jarvis, Andy C. Pratt, Peter Cheng-Chong Wu

    Contemporary urbanisation has two faces: global flows of people, money and information, and that of localised social and economic disparities. Recent research has focused on the headlines of global cities as control centres of the world economy, and social and economic shock waves that have raged...

    Published March 5th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World

    Finding Solutions in Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, 2nd Edition

    By Jorge E. Hardoy, Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    New edition of Environmental Problems in Third World Cities Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America contain some of the world's most life- and health-threatening human environments. Environment-related diseases and injuries cause millions of preventable deaths each year. In many squatter...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Citizens at Risk

    From Urban Sanitation to Sustainable Cities

    By Gordon McGranahan, Jacob Songsor, Charles Surjadi, Marianne Kjellen, Pedro Jacobi

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simple yet sophisticated style. Taking a comparative...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Landscapes of Memory and Experience

    Edited by Jan Birksted

    It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a...

    Published February 21st 2001 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Urban Transport Environment and Equity

    The Case for Developing Countries

    By Eduardo Alcantara Vasconcellos

    Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Energy and Climate in the Urban Built Environment

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a million. Cities have a huge impact on the local...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge