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  1. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. BIG little house

    Small Houses Designed by Architects

    By Donna Kacmar

    What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture – and architectural principles – in general? In BIG little house, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

    Next Generation

    By James Schwab

    In 1998, the American Planning Association published the first guidebook for local planners confronting all types of natural disasters: flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, and hurricane. Now APA has issued a report with the latest policies and procedures. The updated manual offers a no-nonsense...

    Published February 10th 2015 by APA Planners Press

  4. Urbanism and Transport

    Building Blocks for Architects and City and Transport Planners

    By Helmut Holzapfel

    Helmut Holzapfel’s Urbanism and Transport, a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning and Conflict

    Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments

    Edited by Enrico Gualini

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By ...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Michel Bierlaire, Andre de Palma, Ricardo Hurtubia, Paul Waddell

    Integrated transport and land use models are an increasingly used tool for evaluation of urban policy and large scale projects. Although there is a well-built theoretical background supporting the existing models, there are few exhaustive descriptions of the methodological implications and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Healthy Cities and Urban Policy Research

    Edited by Takehito Takano

    Healthy Cites and Urban Policy Research is a collection of papers by leading experts from academia or international organisations who have been involved in the Healthy Cities Movement. It is the first academic work to combine public health with urban planning. Contemporary issues from various...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge