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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 105 new and published books in the subject of Planning History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Shapers of Urban Form

    Explorations in Morphological Agency

    Edited by Peter J. Larkham, Michael P. Conzen

    People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day. Larkham and Conzen collect new...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Hong Kong

    From Vertical to Volumetric

    By Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, Thomas Kvan

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This book investigates what the history of Hong Kong’s urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism. The authors describe how the high-rise intensity of Hong Kong came about; how the...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction

    Creating the modern townscape

    Edited by John Pendlebury, Erdem Erten, Larkham J Peter

    The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work that questions the orthodoxies of twentieth century design history. This book provides a key critical...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sociable Cities

    The 21st-Century Reinvention of the Garden City, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Hall, Colin Ward

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Peter Hall and Colin Ward wrote Sociable Cities to celebrate the centenary of publication of Ebenezer Howard’s To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform in 1998 – an event they then marked by co-editing (with Dennis Hardy) the magnificent annotated facsimile edition of Howard’s original, long lost...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Design in the Borderlands

    Edited by Eleni Kalantidou, Tony Fry

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ‘border thinking’ with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lewis Mumford and Patrick Geddes

    The Correspondence

    Edited by Frank G. Novak Jr.

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Spatial Planning Systems and Practices in Europe

    A Comparative Perspective on Continuity and Changes

    Edited by Mario Reimer, Panagiotis Getimis, Hans Blotevogel

    Ideal for students and practitioners working in spatial planning, the Europeanization of planning agendas and regional policy in general Spatial Planning Systems and Practices in Europe develops a systematic methodological framework to analyze changes in planning systems throughout Europe. The main...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates

    By Martin Crookston

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Building Communities (Routledge Revivals)

    The Co-operative Way

    By Johnston Birchall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control is the best way out of the still-problematic issue of housing policy. Before the First...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Planning for Retail Development

    A Critical View of the British Experience

    By Clifford Guy

    Written by a leading expert in the field, this is the first thorough critical review of retail planning policy in Britain (including Scotland and Wales). It covers recent changes in government policy and guidance, and examines retail policy within a broader economic and social context. Planning for...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge