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Recent News Articles

  1. Peter Larkham Discusses New Title: Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction

    The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work that questions the orthodoxies of twentieth century design history. Co-editor, Peter Larkham, sat down with Routledge to discuss the book's significance and his interest in mid-twentieth century urban design and city planning, particularly the period between the start of the Second World War to the mid-sixties.   

  2. Elizabeth Darling Discusses Denby’s “Europe Rehoused”

    Europe Rehoused was one of the most influential housing texts of the 1930s, and is still widely cited. Written by the housing consultant Elizabeth Denby (1894-1965) it offered a survey of the nearly two decades of social housing built across Europe since the end of World War One, with the aim of informing British policy makers; as a reviewer declared it has a decidedly propagandist flavor.  Elizabeth Darling sat down with Routledge to discuss the importance of re-issuing Europe Rehoused and her experience writing the introduction of the book's new editon.  

  3. Q&A with Claudia Baldwin, co-author of “Integrated Water Resource Planning”

    Routledge spoke with Claudia Baldwin, about her newly published book Integrated Water Resource Planning and the field of water management.  Integrated Water Resource Planning provides practical, evidence-based guidance on water resource planning. In a time of heightened awareness of ecosystem needs, climate change, and increasing and conflicting demands on resources, water professionals and decision-makers around the world are on a steep learning curve.  

  4. 2014 Cityscape Global conference

    Routledge will be at the 2014 Cityscape Global conference from September 21-23 in the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE--the Middle East's largest international real estate development and investment event.  And, we've also been selected as a 2014 'International Media Partner'!

    We're thrilled to be at the meeting, so please stop by our booth to see all the new and exciting titles we have on display--just a few of which you can read more about below!

  5. From Sustainability to Transformation: Crafting a Fundamental Shift

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written by Aseem Inam, author of Designing Urban Transformation.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here as well. 

  6. The Street as Public Space: a complex and contested realm

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written byVikas Mehta, PhD, author of The Street.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here.

  7. Interview with Bruce F. Seifer, author of Sustainable Communities

    Bruce F. Seifer, one of the authors of Sustainable Communities: Creating a Durable Local Economy, was recently interviewed on Vermont Public Radio. He discusses what makes a community sustainable, as well as how Burlington has worked to develop its economy, environment and culture over the last 30 years. Tune in here!

  8. Sunburnt Cities

    Sunburnt Cities: Justin B. Hollander Suggests Cities Make Lemonade

    Justin Hollander, author of Sunburnt Cities, has conducted significant research on urban shrinkage in the Rust and Sun Belts. He views this changing front with an optimistic eye. Hollander believes that urban growth at all costs can be unproductive, and the resulting long-term overhauls can be worth a massive demolition.

  9. emerging asian city

    Engaging the Asian City: Engaging Which Asian City by Jeff Hou

    Engaging the Asian City: Alternative Approaches to Urban Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice

    Engaging Which Asian City by Jeff Hou - Associate Professor & Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle. Click here to watch the presentation at USC Price.

  10. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014

    Accessing Spon’s Online

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