Built Environment: New Books in Planning & Urban Design

10New Books in Planning & Urban Design

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?

    By CJ Lim

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge

  • Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products book cover

    Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular: Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies book cover

    Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Design Governance: The CABE Experiment book cover

    Design Governance

    The CABE Experiment

    By Matthew Carmona, Claudio De Magalhaes, Lucy Natarajan

    Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Encounters in Planning Thought: 16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning book cover

    Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development book cover

    Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development

    Edited by Stefania Massari, Guido Sonnemann, Fritz Balkau

    Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development explains the ways life cycle methodologies and tools can be used to strengthen regional socio-economic planning and development in a more sustainable manner. The book advocates the adoption of systematic and long-term criteria for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Community-Built: Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place book cover

    Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Urbanism book cover

    Urbanism

    By David Rudlin, Rob Thompson, Sarah Jarvis

    The Academy of Urbanism was founded in 2006 with a mission to recognise, encourage and celebrate great places across the UK, Europe and beyond, and the people and organisations that create and sustain them.  This book is a compendium of seventy five places that have been shortlisted as part of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Insurgencies and Revolutions: Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice book cover

    Insurgencies and Revolutions

    Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice

    Edited by Haripriya Rangan, Mee Kam NG, Libby Porter, Jacquelyn Chase

    Over the past six or more decades, John Friedmann has been an insurgent force in the field of urban and regional planning, transforming it from its traditional state-centered concern for establishing social and spatial order into a radical domain of collaborative action between state and civil…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Planning After Petroleum: Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil book cover

    Planning After Petroleum

    Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil

    Edited by Jago Dodson, Neil Sipe, Anitra Nelson

    The past decade has been one of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge