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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 113 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. Twentieth-Century Suburbs

    A Morphological Approach

    By C.M.H Carr, J.W.R Whitehand

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    **This book was originally printed as a hardback in 2001. The paperback released in 2014 is a reprint of the original** Garden suburbs were the almost universal form of urban growth in the English-speaking world for most of the twentieth century. Their introduction was probably the most fundamental...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs

    Edited by Sonia Hirt, Diane Zahm

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Here for the first time is a thoroughly interdisciplinary and international examination of Jane Jacobs’s legacy. Divided into four parts: I. Jacobs, Urban Philosopher; II. Jacobs, Urban Economist; II. Jacobs, Urban Sociologist; and IV. Jacobs, Urban Designer, the book evaluates the impact of Jacobs...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions

    By Rodrigo Perez de Arce

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Rodrigo Perez de Arce's essay Urban Transformations and Architectural Additions was published during the formative stages of Post Modernism, at the point where theory was becoming seriously established. Jencks' first essays formalising the term Post Modernism in architecture and the revised ...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Town Planning for Australia

    By George Taylor

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    George Taylor's Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country.&...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages

    By John Nolen

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    John Nolen’s New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns, and Villages is the most thorough assessment of city planning written by an American practitioner before 1920. It records the interplay of urban reform in Europe and the United States, the rise of the planning expert, the design of new towns...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Condition, Improvement and Town Planning of the City of Calcutta and Contiguous Areas

    The Richards Report

    By E. P. Richards

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    By 1900 the British had undertaken various types of urban planning in their colonial territories, but the early twentieth century brought new ideas and the birth of the modern planning movement. In India these new planning ideas inspired several specialized reports after 1900, most of which drew...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Principles of Planology

    Grondslagen der planologie

    By JM de Casseres

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Between the World Wars the talent of Dutch town planner J.M. de Casseres (1902-1990) found expression in two visionary books and a clutch of influential articles. In an in-depth article published in February 1929 in the magazine De Gids under the title 'Grondslagen der planologie' (...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Moscow in the Making

    By Ernest Simon, Shena Simon, W. A. Robson, J. Jewkes

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    This book, published in 1937, reported on a four week visit to Moscow in 1936 to study the making of Moscow as a showpiece Soviet capital. At its core was the 1935 General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow but the book was a study of planning in the Soviet rather than the Western sense. Thus it...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Europe Rehoused

    By Elizabeth Denby

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Europe Rehoused was one of the most influential housing texts of the 1930s, and is still widely cited. Written by the housing consultant Elizabeth Denby (1894-1965) it offered a survey of the nearly two decades of social housing built across Europe since the end of World War One, with the aim of...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Architecture and the Welfare State

    Edited by Mark Swenarton, Tom Avermaete, Dirk van den Heuvel

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes -...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge