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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers City and Urban Planning, Housing and Communities, Planning and Sustainability, Planning History, Planning Theory, Spatial and Regional Planning, Transport Planning, Urban Design and more in the subject of Planning & Urban Design.
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To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities – including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider…
Paperback – 2016-08-29
This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.. Rather than suggesting a single solution to the problem of how to live sustainably, this collection discusses broader approaches to social and…
Paperback – 2016-07-04
Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked…
Hardback – 2016-06-24
Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, almost…
Paperback – 2016-04-11
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. To thrive, they will need efficient and sustainable forms of transport, but to achieve this, the financial incentives guiding urban transport operation must change – and change rapidly. Urban transport plays a critical role in…
Paperback – 2016-04-08
With increasing awareness of the urgent need to respond to global warming by reducing carbon emissions and recognition of the social benefits of car-free and car-lite living, more and more city planners, advocates, and everyday urban dwellers are demanding new ways of building cities. In Low Car(…
Paperback – 2016-04-01
Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…
Paperback – 2017-05-24
Earthscan Water Text
Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…
Paperback – 2017-05-17
The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…
Paperback – 2017-05-16
Will you be attending the International Association for Impact Assessment from May 11th-14th in Nagoya, Japan?
Dawn Jourdan and Eric J. Strauss, authors of Planning for Wicked Problems discuss the uniqueness of their new book and what got them interested in the topic.
Watch a recording of our free live webinar from 29th March 2016.
Jonathan Barnett, author of City Design, discusses the process of writing the new edition of this comprehensive textbook.
New book: Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures
Authors: Thomas Ermacora and Lucy Bullivant
Recoded City is a global survey of participatory placemaking and distributed urbanism, burgeoning movements engaging citizens in advancing visions for their neighbourhoods and towns, and supporting their well-being through increased self-governance
We are pleased to present our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within the subject of Planning & Urban Design, for students, instructors, researchers and practitioners. You will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.
A complete listing of textbooks from Routledge in the fields of Planning and Urban Design
Our key titles for professionals, across the Built Environment disciplines.
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Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Sustainable Built Environment for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.
Grace Harrison acquires books on landscape architecture for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover topics such as gardens and designed landscapes, landscape conservation, sustainability, history, theory and urban landscapes. Additionally, she commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning and architecture. Previously working on the architecture list at Routledge, she has been commissioning for landscape and built environment research since 2016.
Kate Schell publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, sustainability, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices and guiding policy.