City and Urban Planning Products

  • Towards Safe City Centres?

    Remaking the Spaces of an Old-Industrial City, 1st Edition

    By Gesa Helms

    Examining the rising interest in quality-of-life offences, anti-social behaviour and incivilities in urban public spaces, this study explores the rising importance of policing, crime control and community safety policies in the context of the ongoing urban restructuring in old-industrial cities.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Collaborators: Interactions in the Architectural Design Process

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Herbert, Mark Donchin

    Illustrated by critical analyses of significant buildings, including examples by such eminent architects as Adler and Sullivan, Erich Mendelsohn, and Louis Kahn, this book examines collaboration in the architectural design process over a period ranging from the mid-19th century to the late 1960s.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Planning in Crisis?

    Theoretical Orientations for Architecture and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Walter Schoenwandt

    In recent years, a formidable gulf has opened up between planning theory and practice. Over the past four decades, planning academics have developed strong theories and created models to accompany and elucidate the planning process. However, many planning practitioners have resisted the notion that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By David Rudlin, Rob Thompson, Sarah Jarvis

    The Academy of Urbanism was founded in 2006 with a mission to recognise, encourage and celebrate great places across the UK, Europe and beyond, and the people and organisations that create and sustain them.  This book is a compendium of seventy five places that have been shortlisted as part of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09

  • Planning, Politics and City-Making

    A Case Study of King's Cross, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bishop, Lesley Williams

    Whilst there is extensive literature analysing the design and function of new buildings and places, the actual process through which development proposals are actually fashioned – through complex negotiation and deal making, involving many different stakeholders with different agendas – is largely…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Insurgencies and Revolutions

    Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haripriya Rangan, Mee Kam NG, Libby Porter, Jacquelyn Chase

    Over the past six or more decades, John Friedmann has been an insurgent force in the field of urban and regional planning, transforming it from its traditional state-centered concern for establishing social and spatial order into a radical domain of collaborative action between state and civil…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    RTPI Library Series

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28

  • Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens, 1st Edition

    By Zlatan Krajina

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Geographies of Ageing

    Social Processes and the Spatial Unevenness of Population Ageing, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Davies, Amity James

    Population ageing is projected to affect all countries across the world in coming decades. The current rate of population ageing is unprecedented in human history with population projections indicating that this will be an enduring trend. Moreover, population ageing is spatially pervasive,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Cities, Nature and Development

    The Politics and Production of Urban Vulnerabilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Dooling, Gregory Simon

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of scholars, this book illustrates how and why cities are comprised by a mosaic of vulnerable human and ecological communities. Case studies ranging across various international settings reveal how 'urban vulnerabilities' is an effective metaphor and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Regional Resilience, Economy and Society

    Globalising Rural Places, 1st Edition

    By Christine Tamásy, Javier Revilla Diez

    There has been a great deal of restructuring of rural places and communities under globalisation, highlighting the interaction of local and global actors to produce new hybrid socio-economic relations. Recent research highlights the heterogeneity of globalisation in which rural places are different…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

22Series in City and Urban Planning

Product Search