Planning & Urban Design: Planning Theory

  • Transformative Ground: A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape book cover

    Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Community Livability: Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities book cover

    Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger W. Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nurture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, the second edition of Community Livability addresses evidence from international, state and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Globalizing Cities Reader book cover

    The Globalizing Cities Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xuefei Ren, Roger Keil

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Urban Theory: New critical perspectives book cover

    Urban Theory

    New critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne, Kevin Ward

    Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives provides an introduction to innovative critical contributions to the field of urban studies. Chapters offer easily accessible and digestible reviews, and as a reference text Urban Theory is a comprehensive and integrated primer which covers topics necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge

  • Cities of the Global South Reader book cover

    Cities of the Global South Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Faranak Miraftab, Neema Kudva

    The Cities of the Global South Reader adopts a fresh and critical approach to the fi eld of urbanization in the developing world. The Reader incorporates both early and emerging debates about the diverse trajectories of urbanization processes in the context of the restructured global alignments in…

    Paperback – 2014-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography

    1st Edition

    By Paul C. Adams, Jim Craine

    This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. While it has deep roots in the wider discipline, the consolidation of media geography has started only in the past decade, with the creation of media geography’s first dedicated…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge

  • Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking book cover

    Transcultural Cities

    Border-Crossing and Placemaking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou

    Transcultural Cities uses a framework of transcultural placemaking, cross-disciplinary inquiry and transnational focus to examine a collection of case studies around the world, presented by a multidisciplinary group of scholars and activists in architecture, urban planning, urban studies, art,…

    Paperback – 2013-02-04
    Routledge

  • The New Century of the Metropolis: Urban Enclaves and Orientalism book cover

    The New Century of the Metropolis

    Urban Enclaves and Orientalism, 1st Edition

    By Tom Angotti

    The problems created by metropolitanization have become increasingly apparent. Attempts to limit growth, disperse populations and plan neighbourhoods have been largely unsuccessful. Strategies are needed to improve the world's major cities in the twenty-first century. Tom Angotti is…

    Paperback – 2012-06-15
    Routledge

  • Community Livability: Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities book cover

    Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger W. Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nuture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, experts in the field look at evidence from international, state and local perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge

  • Insurgencies: Essays in Planning Theory book cover

    Insurgencies: Essays in Planning Theory

    1st Edition

    By John Friedmann

    For nearly fifty years John Friedmann's writings have not just led the academic study of the discipline, but have given shape and direction to the planning profession itself. Covering transactive planning, radical planning, the concept of the Good City, civil society, rethinking poverty and the…

    Paperback – 2011-01-05
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

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