Planning & Urban Design: Top 10 Bestsellers

10Top 10 Bestsellers

  • Urbanism book cover

    Urbanism

    By David Rudlin, Rob Thompson, Sarah Jarvis

    The Academy of Urbanism was founded in 2006 with a mission to recognise, encourage and celebrate great places across the UK, Europe and beyond, and the people and organisations that create and sustain them.  This book is a compendium of seventy five places that have been shortlisted as part of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Olympic Cities: City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020 book cover

    Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Transport Justice: Designing fair transportation systems book cover

    Transport Justice

    Designing fair transportation systems

    By Karel Martens

    Transport Justice develops a new paradigm for transportation planning based on principles of justice. Author Karel Martens starts from the observation that for the last fifty years the focus of transportation planning and policy has been on the performance of the transport system and ways to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach book cover

    Planning Sustainable Cities

    An infrastructure-based approach

    By Spiro N. Pollalis

    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
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding the American City: Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core book cover

    Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Recoded City: Co-Creating Urban Futures book cover

    Recoded City

    Co-Creating Urban Futures

    By Thomas Ermacora, Lucy Bullivant

    Recoded City examines alternative urban design, planning and architecture for the other 90%: namely the practice of participatory placemaking, a burgeoning practice that co-author Thomas Ermacora terms ‘recoding’. In combining bottom-up and top-down means of regenerating and rebalancing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Community Development book cover

    An Introduction to Community Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Robert Pittman

    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
    Routledge

  • Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment book cover

    Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

    4th Edition

    By John Glasson, Riki Therivel

    Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment provides students and practitioners with a clearly structured overview of the subject, as well as critical analysis and support for further studies. Written by three authors with extensive research, training and practical experience in EIA (…

    Paperback – 2011-12-22
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Public Places Urban Spaces book cover

    Public Places Urban Spaces

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Carmona, Matthew Carmona, Tim Heath, Taner Oc, Steve Tiesdell

    Public Places Urban Spaces is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on…

    Paperback – 2010-07-23
    Routledge

  • Concise Townscape book cover

    Concise Townscape

    By Gordon Cullen

    This book pioneered the concept of townscape. 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment. It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look…

    Paperback – 1961-12-01
    Routledge