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New and Published Books

  1. Cities of Light

    Two Centuries of Urban Illumination

    Edited by Sandy Isenstadt, Margaret Maile Petty, Dietrich Neumann

    Cities of Light is the first global overview of modern urban illumination, a development that allows human wakefulness to colonize the night, doubling the hours available for purposeful and industrious activities. Urban lighting is undergoing a revolution due to recent developments in lighting...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Colonial and Post-Colonial Planning Cultures

    Edited by Carlos Nunes Silva

    Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are unequally confronted with social, economic and environmental challenges, particularly those related with population growth, urban sprawl, and informality. This complex and uneven African urban condition requires an open discussion of past and current urban planning...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Planning for Growth

    Urban and Regional Planning in China

    By Fulong Wu

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China provides an overview of the changes in China’s planning system, policy, and practices using concrete examples and informative details in language that is accessible enough for the undergraduate but thoroughly grounded in a wealth of research...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Heteroglossic Asia

    The Transformation of Urban Taiwan

    By Francis Chia-Hui Lin

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan’s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which represent the multi-accentual character of Taiwan’s urban environment...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Reconsidering Localism

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Ali Madanipour

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    "Localism" has been deployed in recent debates over planning law as an anodyne, grassroots way to shape communities into sustainable, human-scale neighborhoods. But "local" is a moving category, with contradictory, nuanced dimensions. Reconsidering Localism brings together new scholarship from...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning the Great Metropolis

    The 1929 regional plan of New York and its environs

    By David A. Johnson

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    As the Regional Plan Association embarks on a Fourth Regional Plan, there can be no better time for a paperback edition of David Johnson’s critically acclaimed assessment of the 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. As he says in his preface to this edition, the questions faced by the...

    Published January 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 1951 Exhibition of Architecture

    Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research

    Edited by Harding McGregor Dunnett

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    The Festival of Britain is perhaps best known for its South Bank exhibition promoting British science and art to the post-war world, but one of the most important elements was the Architecture Exhibition, based in Poplar in East London. This exhibition was used to demonstrate the principles of...

    Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development

    By Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development teaches the basic skills, tools, and methods of qualitative research with special attention to the needs of community practitioners. This book teaches students entering planning, community development, nonprofit management, social work, and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Planning Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Daniels

    Environmental protection is a global issue. But most of the action is happening at the local level. How can communities keep their air clean, their water pure, and their people and property safe from climate and environmental hazards? Newly updated, The Environmental Planning Handbook gives local...

    Published December 10th 2014 by APA Planners Press