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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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This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in integrated, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for…
Hardback – 2015-10-02
Rapid urbanization, higher density and more compact cities have brought about a new science of urban climatology. An understanding of the mapping of this phenomenon is crucial for urban planners. The book brings together experts in the field of Urban Climatic Mapping to provide the state of the art…
Hardback – 2015-09-16
Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies. In…
Paperback – 2015-07-15
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
Natural and Built Environment Series
Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by…
Hardback – 2015-06-12
Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors’ own teaching, and through the training they provide for practicing planners, it enables students…
Paperback – 2014-11-24
There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…
Hardback – 2017-04-13
More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…
Hardback – 2017-03-27
The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…
Paperback – 2017-03-27
Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability
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
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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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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.