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Understanding Urbanism

Editors: Rogers, D., Keane, A., Alizadeh, T., Nelson, J. (Eds.)

  • Accessibly written in a colloquial and approachable language, but grounded in research
  • Students will develop a critical understanding of the different ways architects, urban planners, urban designers, heritage professionals, engineers and other built environment and planning professionals approach the urban environment
  • Teaching directions are provided for lecturers that outline how to build local, contemporary case studies into the teaching materials presented in this textbook
  • Offers an accompanying Podcast with interviews
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About this Textbook

Understanding Urbanism presents built environment students with the latest approaches to studying urbanism. The book is written in an accessible and easy-to-understand format by leading urban academics and practitioners with decades of teaching and practical experience. As students move through the chapters, they will develop a critical understanding of the different ways architects, urban and social planners, urban designers, heritage professionals, engineers and other built environment professionals design our cities. Importantly, the book shows how and why the built environment professional of the future will need to work within the Indigenous context of cities in countries like Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada.

About the authors

Dallas Rogers is Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean (Student Life) in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. Dallas is a human geographer with a broad interest in the politics of land, real estate and urban development.
Adrienne Keane is Senior Academic Fellow and Associate Dean (Education) in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. Adrienne is also a practicing urban planner with an interest in planning’s role in the conservation of environmental values, natural world heritage areas and bringing about green cities.
Tooran Alizadeh is Associate Professor of Urbanism and Telecommunication Planning and Director of Urban Design in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. Tooran’s cross-disciplinary research is a reflection of her broad interests in strategic planning, spatial justice, and infrastructure.
Jacqueline Nelson is Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney. Jacqueline’s research explores the politics and practice of anti-racism.

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-981-15-4386-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover ca. 36,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: September 6, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-15-4385-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Urbanism
Editors
  • Dallas Rogers
  • Adrienne Keane
  • Tooran Alizadeh
  • Jacqueline Nelson
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-4386-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-4386-9
Softcover ISBN
978-981-15-4385-2
Edition Number
1
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