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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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Revitalizing the City: Strategies to Contain Sprawl and Revive the Core

    Strategies to Contain Sprawl and Revive the Core

    By Fritz W. Wagner, Timothy E. Joder, Anthony J. Mumphrey, Jr, Krishna M. Akundi, Alan F.J. Artibise

    This practical work demonstrates that controlling urban growth and reviving central city economies are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Rather than re-hash theories of urban development, the contributors describe and evaluate successful community-tested approaches to sustaining our cities....

    Published February 28th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Andre Viljoen, Joe Howe

    This book on urban design extends and develops the widely accepted 'compact city' solution. It provides a design proposal for a new kind of sustainable urban landscape: Urban Agriculture. By growing food within an urban rather than exclusively rural environment, urban agriculture would reduce the...

    Published February 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. City Edge

    By Esther Charlesworth

    This series of essays outlines a number of case studies from Europe, North America, Australia and Asia and provides first hand accounts of the experiences that planners, architects and politicians have had in reshaping cities. These insights provide a pragmatic assessment of the challenges and...

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Spaced Out

    By Nicola Garmory, Rachel Tennant

    This beautifully illustrated guide celebrates some of the most significant award winning public spaces in major cities in the UK and Ireland over the last ten years.Dealing with a range of contemporary and innovating designed landscapes from urban spaces to public parks, this book focuses on those...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. An Urban Approach To Climate Sensitive Design

    Strategies for the Tropics

    By Rohinton Emmanuel

    The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are...

    Published February 7th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  7. 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

  8. Urban Design: Green Dimensions

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Shirley, J. C. Moughtin

    In Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale.Working from a strong...

    Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Sustaining Urban Networks

    The Social Diffusion of Large Technical Systems

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Richard Hanley, Rae Zimmerman

    Series: Networked Cities Series

    Considering sustainability in its economic, environmental and social contexts, the contributors take stock of previous research on large technical systems and discuss their sustainability from three main perspectives: uses, cities, and rules and institutions....

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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