Planning & Urban Design: City and Urban Planning

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective book cover

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective addresses how residents and areas around the world have responded to calls for developing more livable cities. This includes communities with a better quality of life in the built and natural environments, economic prosperity, social stability and equity,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined: The city and ageing populations in the information era book cover

    Suburbia Reimagined

    The city and ageing populations in the information era

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Cities book cover

    Imagining Cities

    Edited by SALLIE Westwood, John M Williams

    First published in 1997, Imagining Cities gives students access to the most exciting recent work on the city from within sociology, cultural studies and cultural geography. Contributions are grouped around four major themes: The theoretical imagination Ethnic diversity and the politics of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-human theories book cover

    Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-human theories

    Edited by Cecily Maller

    Set in the human-environment interaction space, this book applies new theoretical insights to health in urban environments. It stems from increasing interest in the creation of healthy settings and liveable cities, which aim to improve equity and sustainability in urban environments, but do so with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Chasing the City: The Neo Utopian Future book cover

    Chasing the City

    The Neo Utopian Future

    Edited by Joshua Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically many architects, planners and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" set out to control and implant external…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ageing Cities: Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities book cover

    Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies: Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities book cover

    New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Parking and the City book cover

    Parking and the City

    By Donald Shoup

    Donald Shoup brilliantly overcame the challenge of writing about parking without being boring in his iconoclastic 800-page book The High Cost of Free Parking. Easy to read and often entertaining, the book showed that city parking policies subsidize cars, encourage sprawl, degrade urban design,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Towards Sustainable Communities: Proceedings of the International Conference on Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development, October 30-31, 2017, Lecce, Italy book cover

    Towards Sustainable Communities

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development, October 30-31, 2017, Lecce, Italy

    Edited by Dean Hawkes, Hocine Bougdah, Hatem Ibrahim

    This work holds the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Urban planning and architectural design for sustainable development, which will be held on October 30-31, 2017 in Lecce, Italy. It has become apparent that planners, environmentalists, architects, engineers, policy makers and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutional Planning contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutions innovate in practices of action. The contributors share expertise on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

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