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  • Planning for Small Town Change

    1st Edition

    By Neil Powe, Trevor Hart

    Change is inevitable in all communities: they both grow and decline. Planning is a means by which we have sought to manage this change. It has not always succeeded in providing the types of settlements and environments which many residents and others want, either because it is operating with…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Introduction to Rural Planning

    Economies, Communities and Landscapes, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Gallent, Iqbal Hamiduddin, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw

    Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes provides a critical analysis of the key challenges facing rural places and the ways that public policy and community action shape rural spaces.  The second edition provides an examination of the composite nature of ‘rural…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Rural by Design

    Planning for Town and Country, 2nd Edition

    By Randall Arendt

    For America’s rural and suburban areas, new challenges demand new solutions. Author Randall Arendt meets them in an entirely new edition of Rural by Design. When this planning classic first appeared 20 years ago, it showed how creative, practical land-use planning can preserve open space and keep…

    Paperback – 2015-03-30
    Routledge

  • Above and Beyond

    Visualizing Change in Small Towns and Rural Areas, 1st Edition

    By Julie Campoli

    This book argues for a return to traditional development patterns that produce more compact cities and towns. Highlighting widespread trends in contemporary land development-from fragmentation (our tendency to spread out) to separation (our tendency to allocate separate areas of town for living,…

    Paperback – 2001-12-01
    Routledge

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Urban Waterfront Promenades Free Chapter

Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Based on wide research, Urban Waterfront Promenades examines the possibilities for public spaces and offers design and planning approaches useful for professionals, community decision-makers, and scholars. Extensive plans, cross sections, and photographs permit visual comparison.

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