Planning & Urban Design

We provide professionals,researchers, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Planning & Urban Design

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.

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online collections and contact information.

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39Series in Planning & Urban Design

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1,134New Products

  • 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

  • Urban Theory

    New critical perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne, Kevin Ward

    Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives provides an introduction to innovative critical contributions to the field of urban studies. Chapters offer easily accessible and digestible reviews, and as a reference text Urban Theory is a comprehensive and integrated primer which covers topics necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05

  • Planning, Politics and City-Making

    A Case Study of King's Cross

    By Peter Bishop, Lesley Williams

    Whilst there is extensive literature analysing the design and function of new buildings and places, the actual process through which development proposals are actually fashioned – through complex negotiation and deal making, involving many different stakeholders with different agendas – is largely…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01
    RIBA Publishing


Planning and Urban Design

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.

Planning & Urban Design Textbooks

A complete listing of textbooks from Routledge in the fields of Planning and Urban Design

Built Environment Books for Professionals

Our key titles for professionals, across the Built Environment disciplines.


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Refurbishment and Renovation

We publish an extensive list of books to help with all of your refurbishment and renovation needs from regulations to conservation and energy efficiency to design and planning.

Sustainable Built Environment

Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Sustainable Built Environment for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.

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Editorial Contacts

  • Grace Harrison, Editor, Landscape and Built Environment Research

    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, Editor, Planning and Urban Design

    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.

Built Environment Books for Professionals


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