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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 78 new and published books in the subject of Spatial and Regional Planning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainable Urban Industrial Development

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Nathanael Z Hoelzel

    For many communities, promoting job creation is job one. How can city planners stoke the employment engine of industry while keeping their communities green and clean? Sustainable Urban Industrial Development makes the case for local industrial policies geared to the needs of cities and suburbs....

    Published March 31st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  2. Planning Atlanta

    Edited by Harley F Etienne, Barbara Faga

    Some cities avoid change. Others accept it. Atlanta pursues it. More than any other major U.S. city, Atlanta regularly reinvents itself. From the Civil War’s devastation to the 1996 Olympic boom to the current housing crisis, the city’s history is a cycle of rise and fall, ruin and resurgence....

    Published March 31st 2014 by APA Planners Press

  3. Planning and Drought

    By James Schwab

    A tornado rips through town. A hurricane blasts along the coast. An earthquake rocks the city. Most natural disasters hit hard and fast. Droughts are different. They steal in, one cloudless day after another, often catching communities unprepared. Is your community at risk? Planning and Drought...

    Published March 26th 2014 by APA Planners Press

  4. Sustainable Development Projects

    Integrated Design, Development, and Regulation

    By David R. Godschalk, Emil E. Malizia

    Development projects are the building blocks of urban growth. Put enough of the right projects together in the right way, and you have sustainable cities. But getting the pieces to stack up takes a feat of coordination and cooperation. In our market economy, developers, designers, and planners tend...

    Published March 26th 2014 by APA Planners Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Better Public Transit Systems

    Analyzing Investments and Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Christian Bruun

    Better Public Transit Systems is a complete primer for performance and investment analysis of public transportation. Whether you’re planning a major new public transit project, an extension or expansion of an existing system, or evaluating the needs of your current system, this book provides the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Planning for the Deceased

    By Carlton Basmajian, Christopher Coutts, Dwight H Merriam, Patricia Salkin

    Can better cemeteries make better communities? As the baby boom generation ages, demand for interment is inevitably rising. The way planners respond will have lasting impact on cities and towns. This sensible yet sensitive guide addresses questions planners everywhere are facing. What happens to...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  10. The Rules that Shape Urban Form

    By Donald L Elliott, Matthew Goebel, Chad B Meadows

    From the Euclidean box to the SmartCode, planners have a wide range of tools for shaping the form of cities and how they function. This practical report looks at six ways cities have adopted "form-based" zoning tools and the results that followed. Case studies describe the pros, cons, and...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press