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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 194 new and published books in the subject of Planning and Sustainability — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Future Directions for the European Shrinking City

    Edited by William J.V. Neill, Hans Schlappa

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Urban shrinkage is rising to the top of the political agenda in Europe as more cities are shrinking in the prolonged economic downturn we encounter. Coupled with unprecedented budgetary austerity and rapidly ageing populations, ‘stagnating’ and ‘shrinking’ cities have emerged as a key challenge for...

    Published January 26th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and...

    Published January 21st 2016 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Environmental Assessment in International and European Law

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Simon Marsden

    Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The...

    Published January 21st 2016 by Routledge

  4. Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and...

    Published December 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Recoded City

    Co-Creating Urban Futures

    By Thomas Ermacora, Lucy Bullivant

    Recoded City examines alternative urban design, planning and architecture for the other 90%: namely the practice of participatory placemaking, a burgeoning practice that co-author Thomas Ermacora terms ‘recoding’. In combining bottom-up and top-down means of regenerating and rebalancing...

    Published December 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Re-Framing Urban Space

    Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions

    By Im Sik Cho, Chye-Kiang Heng, Zdravko Trivic

    Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development. In emerging dense, hybrid, complex and dynamic urban conditions, public urban space is not only a precious...

    Published December 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Karen C. Seto, William D. Solecki, Corrie A. Griffith

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions and feedbacks between urbanization and global environmental change. A key focus is the examination of how urbanization influences global environmental change, and how global environmental change in turn influences urbanization...

    Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Retrofitting Cities

    Priorities, Governance and Experimentation

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Developing an up-to-date critical framework for analysing urban retrofit, this is the first book to examine urban re-engineering for sustainability in a socio-technical context. Retrofitting Cities examines why retrofit is emerging as an important strategic issue for urban authorities and untangles...

    Published December 3rd 2015 by Earthscan

  9. Growing Livelihoods

    Local Food Systems and Community Development

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Community planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the...

    Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women....

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. City Design: Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives
    By Jonathan Barnett
    To Be Published February 23rd 2016
  2. Cities in the 21st Century
    Edited by Oriol Nel-lo, Renata Mele
    To Be Published February 24th 2016
  3. Corporate Environmental Management 3: Towards Sustainable Development
    Edited by Richard Welford
    To Be Published February 28th 2016
  4. Sustainability: A Systems Approach
    By Tony Clayton, Nicholas Radcliffe
    To Be Published February 28th 2016
  5. Regional Equity
    Edited by Victor Rubin
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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