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Planning and Landscape

The full list of Routledge Planning and Landscape titles reviewed as Recommended, Highly Recommended, and Essential 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
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  • Memorials as Spaces of Engagement

    Design, Use and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Quentin Stevens, Karen A. Franck

    Memorials are more diverse in design and subject matter than ever before. No longer limited to statues of heroes placed high on pedestals, contemporary memorials engage visitors in new, often surprising ways, contributing to the liveliness of public space. In Memorials as Spaces of Engagement…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07
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  • 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
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    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Dümpelmann, John Beardsley

    Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female…

    Paperback – 2015-02-06
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  • Planning for Growth

    Urban and Regional Planning in China, 1st Edition

    By Fulong Wu

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22
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    RTPI Library Series

  • Shapers of Urban Form

    Explorations in Morphological Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Larkham, Michael P. Conzen

    People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day. Larkham and Conzen collect new…

    Paperback – 2014-08-25
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  • Historical Ground

    The role of history in contemporary landscape architecture, 1st Edition

    By John Dixon Hunt

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism’s neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance to how a location manifests its past. The process…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
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  • 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
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  • Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
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    Representing Landscapes

  • Community Livability

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

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger 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
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  • 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
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    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
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  • 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
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  • Sunburnt Cities

    The Great Recession, Depopulation and Urban Planning in the American Sunbelt, 1st Edition

    By Justin B. Hollander

    In recent years there has been a growing focus on urban and environmental studies, and the skills and techniques needed to address the wider challenges of how to create sustainable communities. Central to that demand is the increasing urgency of addressing the issue of urban decline, and the…

    Paperback – 2011-01-14
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