Planning & Urban Design: Planning History

  • Planning Singapore: The Experimental City book cover

    Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning: Practial Theory for Professionals book cover

    Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • The High Middle Ages: 1200-1550 book cover

    The High Middle Ages

    1200-1550, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Norman Heritage: 1055-1200 book cover

    The Norman Heritage

    1055-1200, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In such transformation, it becomes a discipline that has neglected its…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning Cultures and Histories: The evolution of Planning Systems and Spatial Development Patterns book cover

    Planning Cultures and Histories

    The evolution of Planning Systems and Spatial Development Patterns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Stead, Jochem de Vries, Tuna Tasan-Kok

    This book addresses the influences of planning cultures and histories on the temporal evolution of planning systems and spatial development. As well as providing an international comparative perspective on these issues, the contributions to the book also engage in a search for new conceptual…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Evolving Public Space in South Africa: Towards Regenerative Space in the Post-Apartheid City book cover

    Evolving Public Space in South Africa

    Towards Regenerative Space in the Post-Apartheid City, 1st Edition

    By Karina Landman

    Evolving Public Space in South Africa discusses the transformation of public space highlighted in the country. Drawing on examples from major cities, the author demonstrates that these spaces are not only becoming wasted space, but are also adapting and evolving to accommodate new users…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History book cover

    Planning Abu Dhabi

    An Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

    Abu Dhabi’s urban development path contrasts sharply with its exuberant neighbour, Dubai. As Alamira Reem puts it, Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates since 1971, ‘has been quietly devising its own plans … to manifest its role and stature as a capital city’. Alamira Reem, a native Abu…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

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