Urban Studies

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Innovating in Urban Studies Research

Leading the way in urban planning, urban geography, land use, urban development, urban design, urban health, urban energy, urban governance and smart urban technologies. 

Springer’s publications in Urban Studies include high impact books, leading journals, monographs, edited volumes, book series, and reference works. Browse our products, join the open access movement, learn more about our unique multi-format publishing model, and benefit from our services.

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Urban Disaster Resilience and Security” investigates the interrelations of disaster impacts, resilience and security in an urban context. The scope is to narrow down resilience from an all-encompassing concept to applied ways of scientifically attempting to "measure" this type of disaster related resilience. 28 chapters in this book reflect opportunities and doubts of the disaster risk science community regarding this "measurability".

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The Urban Garden City - Shaping the City with Gardens through History provides an interdisciplinary overview of the role of gardens in cities throughout different historical periods. It shows that, thanks to various forms of spatical and social organisation, gardens are part of the material urban landscape, biodiversity, symbolic and social shape, and assets of our cities, and are increasingly becoming valued as an 'order' to follow.

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Selected open access articles (published Open Choice)

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SN Grand Challenges © SpringerNatureSpringer’s publications in Urban Studies align with Springer Nature’s wider goal of highlighting the best research that can advance our understanding of how to make cities sustainable. This commitment to sustainable cities research is part of the Springer Nature Grand Challenges programme, which aims to deliver the most rigorous research to all who are in a position to take action to solve the urgent global challenges that face us as a society. For more information about this initiative, visit our Grand Challenges portal​​​​​​​.

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