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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 53 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. Translating the City

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Planning and Conflict

    Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments

    Edited by Enrico Gualini

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape 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 ...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Heteroglossic Asia

    The Transformation of Urban Taiwan

    By Francis Chia-Hui Lin

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan’s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which represent the multi-accentual character of Taiwan’s urban environment...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reconsidering Localism

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Ali Madanipour

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    "Localism" has been deployed in recent debates over planning law as an anodyne, grassroots way to shape communities into sustainable, human-scale neighborhoods. But "local" is a moving category, with contradictory, nuanced dimensions. Reconsidering Localism brings together new scholarship from...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Professional Practice in Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Wolfgang Preiser

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This compelling resource, which was first published in 1993, was the first book on facility programming to design parameters and specifications over a broad range of project types. The book’s practical, how-to approach is exceedingly beneficial to professionals and students involved with a wide...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Now Urbanism

    The Future City is Here

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way, Ken Yocom

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Cultures

    Australia and Beyond

    By Janet McGaw, Anoma Pieris

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Public Space and Relational Perspectives

    New Challenges for Architecture and Planning

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Sabine Knierbein

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge