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New and Published Books

  1. Planning Small and Mid-Sized Towns

    Designing and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    By Avi Friedman

    Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world’s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Real Estate Concepts

    A Handbook

    Edited by Ernie Jowsey

    The essential reference tool for all real estate, property, planning and construction students. Real Estate Concepts provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Empty Place

    Democracy and Public Space

    By Teresa Hoskyns

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by relating different theories of democracy in political philosophy to spatial theory and spatial and political practice. Establishing the theoretical basis for the study of public...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Housing Policy in the United States

    3rd Edition

    By Alex F. Schwartz

    The classic primer for its subject, Housing Policy in the United States, has been substantially revised in the wake of the 2007 near-collapse of the housing market and the nation’s recent signs of recovery. Like its previous editions, this standard volume offers a broad overview of the field, but...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

    Next Generation

    By James Schwab

    In 1998, the American Planning Association published the first guidebook for local planners confronting all types of natural disasters: flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, and hurricane. Now APA has issued a report with the latest policies and procedures. The updated manual offers a no-nonsense...

    Published June 30th 2014 by APA Planners Press

  8. Displaced by Disaster

    Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World

    By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat

    Series: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

    Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Planning, Markets and Rural Housing

    Edited by Nick Gallent

    This book analyses the key forces affecting the affordability of rural homes in Britain and the changing shape of housing markets. It takes as its starting point, demographic trends impacting upon rural communities and upon market dynamics. From this point, it explores consequent patterns of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Culture and the City

    Creativity, Tourism, Leisure

    Edited by Deborah Stevenson, Amie Matthews

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge