Planning History Products

  • Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Planning Cultures and Histories

    The evolution of Planning Systems and Spatial Development Patterns

    Edited by Dominic Stead, Jochem de Vries, Tuna Tasan-Kok

    This book addresses the influences of planning cultures and histories on the temporal evolution of planning systems and spatial development. As well as providing an international comparative perspective on these issues, the contributions to the book also engage in a search for new conceptual…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Resplendent Sites, Discordant Voices

    Sri Lankans and International Tourism

    By Malcolm Crick

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Studies in Anthropology and History

  • Changing Suburbs

    Foundation, Form and Function

    Edited by Richard Harris, Peter Larkham

    The editors and contributors to this volume demonstrate how suburbs and the meaning of suburbanism change both with time and geographical location.Here the disciplines of history, geography and sociology, together with subdisciplines as diverse as gender studies, art history and urban morphology,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Writing the Global City

    Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban

    By Anthony D King

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Architext

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Spatial Planning Systems of Britain and France

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by Philip Booth, Michelle Breuillard, Charles Fraser, Didier Paris

    Spatial Planning Systems of Britain and France brings together a wide selection of comparative essays to highlight the fundamental similarities and differences between the spatial planning in Great Britain and France: two countries that are near neighbours and yet have developed very different…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Provincial Towns (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    - This is the first collection of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. - The first collection…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Great British Plans

    Who made them and how they worked

    By Ian Wray

    Can the British plan? Sometimes it seems unlikely. Across the world we see grand designs and visionary projects: new airport terminals, nuclear power stations, high-speed railways, and glittering buildings. It all seems an unattainable goal on Britain’s small and crowded island; and yet perhaps…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

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