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  1. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Australian Environmental Planning

    Challenges and Future Prospects

    Edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe, Jago Dodson

    Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation’s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires, severe storms, flooding, coastal erosion, rising transport expenses, housing...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Chinese Cities

    Edited by Mark Y. Wang, Pookong Kee, Jia Gao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The urbanisation of China over the last three decades has been a hugely significant development, both for China’s reform process and for the world more generally. This book presents recent research findings on China’s continuing urban transformation. Subjects covered include the decline of the...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Sustainable mobility has long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities in Asia. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by petrol or diesel, remains the...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty

    By Christine Eriksen

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge