Latest Urban Studies news 04/03/24

4 Mar 2024, 9:55 a.m.

New issue out now

The March 2024 Special Issue: Radical Verticality: Critical Explorations of High-Rise Urbanism (Volume 61, Issue 4) of Urban Studies Journal is now available online. Read the full issue here.

Read the open access introduction by Guest Editors Casper Laing Ebbensgaard, MichaƂ Murawski, Saffron Woodcraft and Katherine Zubovich: Introduction: Verticality, radicalism, resistance.


Latest article on OnlineFirst

Growth and decline of a sustainable city: A multitemporal perspective on blue-black-green infrastructures at the pre-Columbian Lowland Maya city of Tikal by Christian Isendahl, Nicholas P Dunning, Liwy Grazioso, Scott Hawken, David L Lentz and Vernon L Scarborough

This article is part of the forthcoming Special Issue: Long-Term Intergenerational Perspectives on Urban Sustainability Transitions.

Christian Isendahl et al outline the development and longevity of urban settlement at Tikal and analyse the blue-black-green infrastructures that sustained urban metabolism and sponsored basic urban functions.


New book reviews on Urban Blog

The Urban Rehabilitation of Post-Disaster Scapes book cover

Book review: The Urban Rehabilitation of Post-Disaster Scapes

reviewed by Muhammad Rizal Pahleviannur

“This book is highly recommended for researchers and students in academia, with a secondary audience of experts involved in the disaster management process, together with urban planners and architects.”

Jakarta: The City of a Thousand Dimensions book cover

Book review: Jakarta: The City of a Thousand Dimensions

reviewed by Gregory Bracken

“Kusno shows what can be done when people come together, whether in the face of flooding, traffic or the desire of government and developers to flee the city.”

Read more book reviews on the Urban Studies blog.



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