Planning & Urban Design: Planning Theory

  • 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

  • The Geographies of Comfort book cover

    The Geographies of Comfort

    Edited by Laura Price, Danny McNally, Philip Crang

    To be in one’s comfort zone is perceived to be conservative, and socially and culturally unadventurous. At the same time the embodied, material experience of ’comfort’ is anticipated for satisfying experiences of everyday life. To comfort is to support and strengthen. Bringing together conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Public Space Unbound: Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition book cover

    Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice co-constituted by residents, places, and practices rather than an abstract…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space book cover

    A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    By Mona A. Abdelwahab

    Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a new theory of space, which understands the dynamic interrelations between the physical and social spaces while tracing the wider urban context. It offers a new tool to approach…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals): A Theory Z Approach book cover

    Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture book cover

    Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture

    By Alessandra Cianchetta, Marc Armengaud

    Under the surface of cities and within build environments lay hidden layers that for some play a key role in the urban scenario when others got lost in transformation. During the 20th Century, both theoretical works and technical innovations gave rise to several massive urban underground projects…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals): University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992 book cover

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals): An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994 book cover

    Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning Knowledge and Research book cover

    Planning Knowledge and Research

    Edited by Thomas W. Sanchez

    The field of urban planning is far-reaching in breadth and depth. This is due to the complex nature of cities, regions, and development processes. The knowledge domain of planning includes social, economic, technological, environmental, and political systems that continue to evolve and expand…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea book cover

    The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cognition and the Built Environment book cover

    Cognition and the Built Environment

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning, is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Hardback – 2017-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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