Planning & Urban Design: City and Urban Planning

  • The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities explores the question of what it means for a city to be ‘smart’, raises some of the tensions emerging in smart city developments, and considers the implications for future ways of inhabiting and understanding the urban condition. The volume draws…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Driverless Cars, Urban Parking and Land Use book cover

    Driverless Cars, Urban Parking and Land Use

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Simons

    The subject of driverless and even ownerless cars has the potential to be the most disruptive technology for real estate, land use and parking since the invention of the elevator. This book includes new research and econimic analysis, plus a thorough review of the current literature to pose and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners book cover

    Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reid Ewing, Keunhyun Park

    In most planning practice and research, planners work with quantitative data. By summarizing, analyzing, and presenting data, planners create stories and narratives that explain various planning issues. Particularly, in the era of big data and data mining, there is a stronger demand in planning…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Cultural Mega-Events: Opportunities and Risks for Heritage Cities book cover

    Cultural Mega-Events

    Opportunities and Risks for Heritage Cities, 1st Edition

    By Zachary Jones

    Mega-events have long been used by cities as a strategy to secure global recognition and attract future economic investment. While cultural mega-events have become increasingly popular, cities have begun questioning the traditional model of other events such as the Olympic Games with many candidate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend towards…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement: History, Method and Practice book cover

    Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement

    History, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Shigeru Satoh

    Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing ageing population, declining birth rates and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Underground Urbanism book cover

    Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lay scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Placemaking: Wellbeing Through Urban Design book cover

    Healthy Placemaking

    Wellbeing Through Urban Design, 1st Edition

    By Fred London

    In modern-day society the main threats to public health are now considered ‘avoidable illnesses’, which are often caused by a lack of exercise and physical activity. Research suggests that architectural and urban design strategies play an important role in reducing the amount of avoidable illnesses…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Supports: An Alternative to Mass Housing book cover

    Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Writing for Planners: A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production book cover

    Writing for Planners

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Kousoulas

    Writing is never easy, but this book can make it easier. With attentiveness and experience, Claudia Kousoulas gives readers applied writing, editing, and production approaches that provide a clear path to completing a document and tools that ensure it is engaging and professional. The book follows…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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