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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 37 new and published books in the subject of Planning Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Resilient Sustainable Cities

    A Future

    Edited by Leonie Pearson, Peter Newton, Peter Roberts

    Urbanization is occurring at an unprecedented rate; by 2050 three quarters of the world’s people will live in urban environments. The cars we drive, products we consume, houses we live in and technology we use will all determine how sustainable our cities will be. Bridging the increasing divide...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Designing Urban Transformation

    By Aseem Inam

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Smellscapes

    Understanding and Designing City Smell Environments

    By Victoria Henshaw

    We see the city, we hear the city, but above all: we smell the city. Scent has unique qualities: ubiquity, persistence, and an unparalleled connection to memory, yet it has gone overlooked in discussions of sensory design. What scents shape the city? How does scent contribute to...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Planning Imagination

    Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning

    Edited by Mark Tewdwr-Jones, Nicholas Phelps, Robert Freestone

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Knighted in 1998 ‘for services to the Town and Country Planning Association’, and in 2003 named by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a ‘Pioneer in the Life of the Nation’, Peter Hall is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of his studies and writings on urban and regional planning....

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Terrain Vague

    Interstices at the Edge of the Pale

    Edited by PATRICK BARRON, Manuela Mariani

    As planners and designers have turned their attentions to the blighted, vacant areas of the city, the concept of "terrain vague," has become increasingly important. Terrain Vague seeks to explore the ambiguous spaces of the city -- the places that exist outside the cultural, social, and economic...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Planning/Conflict

    Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments

    Edited by Enrico Gualini

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Planning/Conflict discusses the reasons behind, and models the shape of conflicts around urban developments 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 creating...

    Published August 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Questioning Architectural Judgment

    The Problem of Codes in the United States

    By Steven A. Moore, Barbara B. Wilson

    The book shines light on the problem of judgment, particularly in the realm of architectural "technics" and the codes that regulate it. The struggle to define "sustainability," and thus judge architecture through such lenses, is but one dimension of the contemporary problem of judgment. By...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture

    Phenomenal Phenomenology

    By M. Reza Shirazi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book sheds light on the contemporary status of phenomenological discourse in architecture and investigates its current scholastic as well as practical position. Starting with a concise introduction to the philosophical grounds of phenomenology from the points of view of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Urban Systems (Routledge Revivals)

    Contemporary Approaches to Modelling

    Edited by C S Bertuglia, G. Leonardi, S. Occelli, G. A. Rabino, R. Tadei, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling,...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge