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  1. Implementing Sustainability

    The New Zealand Experience

    By Caroline L. Miller

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA) was hailed as a radical new approach to planning that would both achieve better environmental outcomes and benefit developers by working rapidly and more efficiently. This book examines the lessons that can be learned by planning practitioners...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 4

    Edited by Thomas L. Harper, Michael Hibbard, Heloisa Costa, Anthony Gar-On Yeh

    Series: Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 4 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning....

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Making of Hong Kong

    From Vertical to Volumetric

    By Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, Thomas Kvan

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This book investigates what the history of Hong Kong’s urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism. The authors describe how the high-rise intensity of Hong Kong came about; how the...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable City/Developing World

    ISOCARP Review 6

    Edited by ISOCARP

    Sustainable City/Developing World (ISOCARP Review 06) addresses the challenges posed by climate change for the cities and urban regions of the developing world. It is about the responses that are likely to be most relevant to the cities in the poorer countries, on the one hand, and to...

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Public Places Urban Spaces

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Carmona, Tim Heath, Taner Oc, Steve Tiesdell

    Public Places Urban Spaces is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Fundamentalist City?

    Religiosity and the Remaking of Urban Space

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mejgan Massoumi

    The relationship between urbanism and fundamentalism is a very complex one. This book explores how the dynamics of different forms of religious fundamentalisms are produced, represented, and practiced in the city. It attempts to establish a relationship between two important phenomena: the historic...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Design

    By Paul L. Knox

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. Competitive spending among affluent households has intensified the importance of style and design at every scale and design professions have grown in size and importance, reflecting...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Grotton Revisited

    Planning in Crisis?

    By Steve Ankers, David Kaiserman, Chris Shepley

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Some thirty years ago the small Metropolitan County of Grotton found itself bathed in the bright glare of publicity as The Grotton Papers lifted the lid on the inner workings of the six planning departments of this hitherto little remarked corner of England. The intervening years have seen...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Distributed Urbanism

    Cities After Google Earth

    Edited by Gretchen Wilkins

    What form of housing will emerge in Dubai, where the majority of the population are non-citizens and the average length of stay is three days? How will depopulating cities reclaim vacant space, reorganize infrastructure and redefine their economic identity? What type of architecture results from...

    Published May 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Insurgent Public Space

    Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou

    Winner of the EDRA book prize for 2012. In cities around the world, individuals and groups are reclaiming and creating urban sites, temporary spaces and informal gathering places. These ‘insurgent public spaces’ challenge conventional views of how urban areas are defined and used, and how they can...

    Published April 18th 2010 by Routledge