Planning History Products

  • Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement

    History, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Shigeru Satoh

    Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing ageing population, declining birth rates and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using…

    Hardback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of “smart growth” to encourage the creation of smart cities, where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and the 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy,&…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Urban Planning in the Third World

    The Chandigarh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Madhu Sarin

    Originally published in 1982 Urban Planning in the Third World is concerned with some of the critical issues underlying urban planning in the Third World. Taking the specific case of Chandigarh, planned or rather ‘designed’ by Le Corbusier as the new capital of Punjab following Partition, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The High Middle Ages

    1200-1550, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Norman Heritage

    1055-1200, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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