Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.

Planning and Landscape

The full list of Routledge Landscape and Planning titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Thinking about Landscape Architecture

    Principles of a Design Profession for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Sharky

    What is landscape architecture? Is it gardening, or science, or art? In this book, Bruce Sharky provides a complete overview of the discipline to provide those that are new to the subject with the foundations for future study and practice. The many varieties of landscape practice are discussed with…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25

  • Remaking the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

    A Case of Shadowboxing with Nature, 1st Edition

    By Karen Trapenberg Frick

    Winner of  TransportiCA’s September Book Club Award 2018 On 17 October 1989 one the largest earthquakes to occur in California since the San Francisco earthquake of April 1906 struck Northern California. Damage was extensive, none more so than the partial collapse of the San Francisco–Oakland…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • New SubUrbanisms

    1st Edition

    By Judith K De Jong

    Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland – convenient, but vacant. Contemporary urban design proves this wrong. In New SubUrbanisms, Judith De Jong explains the on-going "flattening" of the American…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10

  • Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger W. Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nuture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, experts in the field look at evidence from international, state and local perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09

  • Staging the New Berlin

    Place Marketing and the Politics of Urban Reinvention Post-1989, 1st Edition

    By Claire Colomb

    This book explores the politics of place marketing and the process of ‘urban reinvention’ in Berlin between 1989 and 2011. In the context of the dramatic socio-economic restructuring processes, changes in urban governance and physical transformation of the city following the Fall of the Wall, the ‘…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Urban Wildscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Jorgensen, Richard Keenan

    Urban Wildscapes is one of the first edited collections of writings about urban ‘wilderness’ landscapes. Evolved, rather than designed or planned, these derelict, abandoned and marginal spaces are frequently overgrown with vegetation and host to a wide range of human activities. They include former…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06

  • Exploring the Boundaries of Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Ingrid Sarlov Herlin, Richard Stiles

    What have cultural anthropologists, historical geographers, landscape ecologists and environmental artists got in common? Along with eight other disciplines, from domains as diverse as planning and design, the arts and humanities as well as the social and natural sciences, they are all fields of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17