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New and Published Books

  1. Society and Environment: A Historical Review

    By Jaqueline Tyrwhitt

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Jaqueline Tyrwhitt (1905-1983) was a British town planner, editor, and educator. This book includes four of Tyrwhitt’s key texts to illustrate how she forged and promoted a synthesis of Patrick Geddes’ bioregionalism and the utopian ideals of European Modernist urbanism, which influenced post-war...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Traffic in Towns

    A Study of the Long Term Problems of Traffic in Urban Areas

    By Colin Buchanan

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Traffic in Towns, also known as the Buchanan Report, is regarded as one of the most influential planning documents of the twentieth century. The report reflected mounting concern about the impact on Britain’s towns and cities of rapid growth in the ownership and use of motor vehicles. Its purpose...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Landscapes

    International Perspectives

    Edited by P. J. Larkham, J. W. R. Whitehand

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach this addresses the academic and practical issues concerning the present and future of the built environment, arguing for its enlightened management in the future of our present-day environment....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Integrated Urban Models Vol 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Land Use (RLE: The City)

    By S.H. Putman

    This book was first published in 1983....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Theory and the Urban Experience

    Encountering the city, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Parker

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. From the foundations...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy

    By David Laws, John Forester

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge