Planning & Urban Design: Planning History

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Focusing on human settlements whose origins depend upon rivers, this book asks, what may be identified as common cultural traits to such settlements? It explores the relationship between architecture and rivers at a number of scales, from the geographical/topographical, through the urban/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Trade book cover

    A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey book cover

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism

    Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

    By Bülent Batuman

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today’s world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam and space has to consider the role of Islamism rather than Islam in shaping –and in return being shaped by –the built environment. The book tackles this task through an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    Edited by Carola Hein

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions, vehicles, education, and practice. Combining…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Power: Worldwide Perspectives book cover

    Cities and Power

    Worldwide Perspectives

    Edited by Göran Therborn

    What do cities tell us about power? How does power shape cities? These are the main questions answered by a multidisciplinary set of eminent urban scholar in crisp articles on capital cities from around the world, from Buenos Aires to Tokyo, from Jakarta to Moscow. Focus is on contemporary cities…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Planning and Citizenship book cover

    Planning and Citizenship

    By Luigi Mazza

    Planning is undergoing a period of profound change and risks losing meaning and authority by becoming merely a tool for financial speculation and generating capital. Planning and Citizenship seeks to rediscover planning’s technical and theoretical roots by reconstructing the memory of planning…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Place and Placelessness Revisited book cover

    Place and Placelessness Revisited

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Edgar Liu

    Since its publication in 1976, Ted Relph’s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space: Three Essays book cover

    Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space

    Three Essays

    By Uzo Nishiyama

    Nishiyama Uzō, educated as an architect between 1930 and 1933, was a key figure in Japanese urban planning. He was a prolific writer who influenced a whole generation of Japanese urban planners and his interpretations of foreign planning and local practice still influence Japanese planning…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

  • 1951 Exhibition of Architecture: Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research book cover

    1951 Exhibition of Architecture

    Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research

    By Harding McGregor Dunnett

    The Festival of Britain is perhaps best known for its South Bank Exhibition promoting British science and art to the post-war world, but one of the most important elements was the Architecture Exhibition, based in Poplar in East London. This exhibition was used to demonstrate the principles of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

  • Town Planning towards City Development: A Report to the Durbar of Indore book cover

    Town Planning towards City Development

    A Report to the Durbar of Indore

    By Patrick Geddes

    Patrick Geddes is one of the most important figures in planning history, variously presented as an inspiration to regional planning, environmental planning and sustainability, grass-roots planning, citizen democracy, historic preservation, neighbourhood upgrading, university–community partnership,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in International Planning History

  • Urbanization in Israel book cover

    Urbanization in Israel

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970 book cover

    The New Tenement

    Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements"—dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

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