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Recent Professional Articles

  1. Interview with the Editors of ‘Now Urbanism’

    Editors Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way and Ken Yocom discuss their recently published book, Now Urbanism.

  2. Salutogenic Design and Mental Health

    Gayle Souter-Brown, author of Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being: Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens, discusses the salutogenic approach to healthcare and design. 

  3. Q&A with Andy Clayden, Co-Author of “Natural Burial”

    Andy Clayden discusses his new title, Natural Burial, and its significance as the first book on this subject to bring together all the groups and individuals involved in the practice, explaining the facts behind this type of burial and exploring a topic which is attracting significant media interest and an upsurge of sites internationally. 

  4. Q&A with Katrin Bohn and AndrĂ© Viljoen, Authors of Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Authors Katrin Bohn and André Viljoen discuss their new title, Second Nature Urban Agriculture. This book updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen. 

  5. Author Gayle Souter-Brown on Her New Book, “Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being”

    Gayle Souter-Brown took a moment to discuss the field of design for health and well-being.  Her new book, Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being, examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by those seeking to reduce costs and add value through outdoor spaces. 

  6. Editors of “Design in the Borderlands”, Eleni Kalantidou & Tony Fry Discuss Their Title

    Eleni Kalantidou and Tony Fry discuss why they feel Design in the Borderlands had to be written, key messages, trends in the field, and how they got personally interested in the topic...read more below!

  7. The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the urban habitat

    Using graphics and full color images throughout, the author explores 40 current and upcoming skycourt and skygarden projects from around the world, including the Shard (London), Marina Bay Sands (Singapore), the Shanghai Tower (China) and the Lotte Tower (South Korea). Read more...

  8. Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    This edited work consists of a collection of studies which embrace different aspects of environment, landscape and well-being to consider current approaches to well-being research and practice that fall outside the traditional concepts of well-being as part of medical research, making links with architecture, landscape design, environmental perception, social interaction and environmental sustainability. Read more...

  9. Coming Soon in 2014…

    At the start of 2014 we’re releasing two new titles for professional landscape architects and designers – The Skycourt and Skygardens and Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning. Both available for pre-order now.

  10. Browse our Online Catalog for Built Environment Professionals

    We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Architecture to Urban Design and Real Estate to Landscape, in our Built Environment Books for Professionals Online Catalog.

    View selected publishing highlights on the front page of the catalog, or simply click on the subject area you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen to see a full list of books in that area. You can find more details of these books and many more at www.routledge.com/builtenvironment, where you can also see all our latest news and sign up to receive our free newsletters.

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