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New and Published Books

  1. Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz Adidi, Said Berdouz, Mohemed Chlaida, Majid Mansour, Mohamed Mdafai

    This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in integrated, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for...

    Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Impact Assessment

    History, Development and Analysis

    By C.P. Wolf

    In this book, Charlie Wolf brings together forty years of experience in Impact Assessment to take stock of the field; looking at its beginnings, current state, and future paths. The book will be essential reading for anyone in the ‘next generation’ of IA practitioners seeking a comprehensive...

    Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters...

    Published September 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Paratransit in African Cities

    Operations, Regulation and Reform

    Edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick, David Mfinanga

    Public transport systems in contemporary Sub-Saharan African cities are heavily reliant upon paratransit services. These services are defined as informal transportation which operates between the public and individual private spheres. In Africa paratransit is characterized by low quality of...

    Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Climatic Map

    A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning

    Edited by Edward Ng, Chao Ren

    Rapid urbanization, higher density and more compact cities have brought about a new science of urban climatology. An understanding of the mapping of this phenomenon is crucial for urban planners. The book brings together experts in the field of Urban Climatic Mapping to provide the state of the art...

    Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment. International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The...

    Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Instruments of Planning

    Tensions and challenges for more equitable and sustainable cities

    Edited by Rebecca Leshinsky, Crystal Legacy

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning’s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own...

    Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gridlock

    Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable Mobility

    By John C. Sutton

    Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies. In...

    Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge