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  1. Building Communities (Routledge Revivals)

    The Co-operative Way

    By Johnston Birchall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control is the best way out of the still-problematic issue of housing policy. Before the First...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development

    Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa

    Edited by Bas van Vliet, Joost van Buuren, Shaaban Mgana

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Urban sanitation and solid waste sectors are under significant pressure in East Africa due to the lack of competent institutional capacity and the growth of the region’s urban population. This book presents and applies an original analytical approach to assess the existing socio-technical mixtures...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Designing Urban Transformation

    By Aseem Inam

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Better Public Transit Systems

    Analyzing Investments and Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Christian Bruun

    Better Public Transit Systems is a complete primer for performance and investment analysis of public transportation. Whether you’re planning a major new public transit project, an extension or expansion of an existing system, or evaluating the needs of your current system, this book provides the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Struggle for Jerusalem's Holy Places

    By Wendy Pullan, Maximilian Sternberg, Lefkos Kyriacou, Craig Larkin, Michael Dumper

    The Struggle for Jerusalem’s Holy Places investigates the role of architecture and urban identity in relation to the political economy of the city and its wider state context seen through the lens of the holy places. Reflecting the broad disciplinary backgrounds of the authors, this book provides...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Housing, Disadvantage, and Neighbourhood Liveability

    Ten Years of Change in Social Housing Neighbourhoods

    Edited by Michelle Norris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In a groundbreaking longitudinal study, researches studied seven similar social housing neighbourhoods in Ireland to determine what factors affected their liveability. In this collection of essays, the same researchers return to these neighbourhoods ten years later to see what’s changed. Are these...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

    By Christine Wamsler

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the challenge of integrating risk reduction and adaptation strategies into their work. However,...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Planning for the Deceased

    By Carlton Basmajian, Christopher Coutts, Dwight H Merriam, Patricia Salkin

    Can better cemeteries make better communities? As the baby boom generation ages, demand for interment is inevitably rising. The way planners respond will have lasting impact on cities and towns. This sensible yet sensitive guide addresses questions planners everywhere are facing. What happens to...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  9. The Rules that Shape Urban Form

    By Donald L Elliott, Matthew Goebel, Chad B Meadows

    From the Euclidean box to the SmartCode, planners have a wide range of tools for shaping the form of cities and how they function. This practical report looks at six ways cities have adopted "form-based" zoning tools and the results that followed. Case studies describe the pros, cons, and...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  10. Planning Chicago

    By D Bradford Hunt, Jon B DeVries

    Urban planning might have been born in Chicago ("Make no little plans"), but that was more than a century ago, in a very different city. Today’s city is not the product of Daniel Burnham, the White City, or Mrs. O’Leary’s cow. It’s the Rust Belt Metropolis That Could—the one that has not only...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press