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

  • 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

  • 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 City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Evolving Public Space in South Africa

    Towards Regenerative Space in the Post-Apartheid City, 1st Edition

    By Karina Landman

    Evolving Public Space in South Africa discusses the transformation of public space highlighted in the country. Drawing on examples from major cities, the author demonstrates that these spaces are not only becoming wasted space, but are also adapting and evolving to accommodate new users…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning Abu Dhabi

    An Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

    Abu Dhabi’s urban development path contrasts sharply with its exuberant neighbour, Dubai. As Alamira Reem puts it, Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates since 1971, ‘has been quietly devising its own plans … to manifest its role and stature as a capital city’. Alamira Reem, a native Abu…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • A History of Architecture and Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Planning Metropolitan Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Robert Freestone

    Australia has long been a highly (sub)urbanized nation, but the major distinctive feature of its contemporary settlement pattern is that the great majority of Australians live in a small number of large metropolitan areas focused on the state capital cities. The development and application of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work

    Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Kostas Tsiambaos

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis (The Form of Space in Ancient Greece) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change, 1st Edition

    By Jieheerah Yun

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

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