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New and Published Books

  1. Building a Home-Land

    Zionism as Housing Regime, 1860–2005

    By Yael Allweil

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Provincial Towns (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    - This is the first collection of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. - The first collection...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Planning by Consent

    The Origins and Nature of British Development Control

    By Philip Booth

    **Please note this is an unedited paperback reprint of the hardback, originally published in 2003** The British system of universal development control celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997. Remarkably, the system has survived more or less intact but the experience of the 1980s has left large...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Garden City Movement Up-To-Date

    By Ewart Gladstone Culpin

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    This work was written and compiled by the then Secretary of the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association in 1913. It shows just how much the conception of the garden city had been broadened from Howard’s original texts. Indeed the Association’s own name had been broadened to add the...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Planning of a New Town

    By London County Council

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    The publication of The Planning of a New Town in 1961 aroused remarkable interest. Its pages described a private new town, sponsored by the London County Council (LCC), to be built at Hook in Hampshire; a scheme that innovatively combined Garden City/New Town traditions with sensitivity to modern...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Boston Contest of 1944

    Prize Winning Programs

    By Jeffry M. Diefendorf

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    During World War II, many European government authorities and planners believed that the damage caused by bombing constituted a great opportunity to transform their cities. Even as the fighting continued, a great many plans were drawn up, and this has been the subject of much scholarship. However,...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge