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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 705 new and published books in the subject of City and Urban Planning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Creating Regenerative Cities

    By Herbert Girardet

    Large modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three to four percent of the world’s land surface, their ecological footprints cover the entire globe. With current methods of resources use, cities are undermining the ecological basis of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Australian Environmental Planning

    Challenges and Future Prospects

    Edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe, Jago Dodson

    Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation’s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires, severe storms, flooding, coastal erosion, rising transport expenses, housing...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Community Planning Handbook

    How people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Local Government and Strategic Choice (Routledge Revivals)

    An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

    By John Friend, Neil Jessop

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1969, this book is concerned with the processes of policy-making in local government. The authors address themselves to the basic challenge of planning in a democracy and consider issues such as how those elected to exercise choice on our behalf can preserve and expand their...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reconsidering Ian McHarg

    By Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

    In 1969 Ian McHarg laid out a new approach to land-use planning. His seminal work, Design by Nature, blazed the trail for sustainable urban development. The road was paved with good intentions. But where exactly did it lead? And where do we go from here? Reconsidering Ian McHarg offers a fresh...

    Published March 31st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  6. Sustainable Urban Industrial Development

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Nathanael Z Hoelzel

    For many communities, promoting job creation is job one. How can city planners stoke the employment engine of industry while keeping their communities green and clean? Sustainable Urban Industrial Development makes the case for local industrial policies geared to the needs of cities and suburbs....

    Published March 31st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  7. Planning Atlanta

    Edited by Harley F Etienne, Barbara Faga

    Some cities avoid change. Others accept it. Atlanta pursues it. More than any other major U.S. city, Atlanta regularly reinvents itself. From the Civil War’s devastation to the 1996 Olympic boom to the current housing crisis, the city’s history is a cycle of rise and fall, ruin and resurgence....

    Published March 31st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  8. Host Cities and the Olympics

    An Interactionist Approach

    By Harry Hiller

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Rather than interpreting the Olympics as primarily a sporting event of international or national significance, this book understands the Games as a civic project for the host city that serves as a catalyst for a variety of urban interests over a period of many years from the bidding phase through...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South

    Edited by Susan Parnell, Sophie Oldfield

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge