City and Urban Planning Products

  • The Robust City

    1st Edition

    By Tony Hall

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots, 1st Edition

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design, 1st Edition

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Revitalising Historic Urban Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Tim Heath, Taner Oc, Steve Tiesdell

    This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Creative Economies in Post-Industrial Cities

    Manufacturing a (Different) Scene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myrna Margulies Breitbart

    There has been much written on the new creative economy, but most work focuses on the so-called 'creative class,' with lifestyle preferences that favor trendy new restaurants, mountain biking, and late night clubbing. This 'creative class,' flagship cultural destinations, and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Rural Housing, Exurbanization, and Amenity-Driven Development

    Contrasting the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots', 1st Edition

    By Mark Lapping

    Edited by David Marcouiller

    Rural America is progressing through a dramatic and sustained post-industrial economic transition. For many, traditional means of household sustenance gained through agriculture, mining and rustic tourism are giving way to large scale corporate agriculture, footloose and globally competitive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • De-coding New Regionalism

    Shifting Socio-political Contexts in Central Europe and Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by James W. Scott

    Bringing together comparative case studies from Central Europe and South America, this book focuses on 'new' regions - regions created as political projects of modernization and 're-scaling'. Through this approach it de-codes 'New Regionalism' in terms of its contributions to institutional change,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

    1st Edition

    By Iain MacRury

    Edited by Gavin Poynter

    Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal. Comparing cities that have or will be hosting the event, it explores the political economy of the games and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Homes, Cities and Neighbourhoods

    Planning and the Residential Landscapes of Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goodchild

    Given current projections of population and household numbers, housing has become arguably the most important issue in planning. Likewise, planning raises arguably the most important long term issues in housing, given the environmental consequences of urban development and the use of the home.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Urban Plots, Organizing Cities

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Coletta

    Edited by Giovanna Sonda

    By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity, namely the dynamic and entangled nature of urban issues, and puts forward a notion of the city as an urban texture. Taking an innovative interdisciplinary approach, it…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

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