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  1. Social Housing, Disadvantage, and Neighbourhood Liveability

    Ten Years of Change in Social Housing Neighbourhoods

    Edited by Michelle Norris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In a groundbreaking longitudinal study, researches studied seven similar social housing neighbourhoods in Ireland to determine what factors affected their liveability. In this collection of essays, the same researchers return to these neighbourhoods ten years later to see what’s changed. Are these...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

    By Christine Wamsler

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the challenge of integrating risk reduction and adaptation strategies into their work. However,...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  4. 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 7th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  5. Planning Chicago

    By D Bradford Hunt, Jon B DeVries

    Urban planning might have been born in Chicago ("Make no little plans"), but that was more than a century ago, in a very different city. Today’s city is not the product of Daniel Burnham, the White City, or Mrs. O’Leary’s cow. It’s the Rust Belt Metropolis That Could—the one that has not only...

    Published November 7th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  6. Planning in the Face of Conflict

    The Surprising Possibilities of Facilitative Leadership

    By John F Forester

    Bikers and hikers. Sex workers and social conservatives. Agencies and activists. The people involved in planning for a site—or a community—can be like the Hatfields and McCoys. And the process brings them together face to face and toe to toe. How can planners take conflicted communities from...

    Published November 7th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  7. Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Affordable and Social Housing

    Policy and Practice

    By Paul Reeves

    Affordable and Social Housing - Policy and Practice is a candid and critical appraisal of current big-ticket issues affecting the planning, development and management of affordable and social housing in the United Kingdom. The successor to the second edition of the established textbook An...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure

    A Landscape Approach

    By David C Rouse, Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

    From the beginning, the landscape has determined where and how people live. Over time, people embellished the natural landscape with an infrastructure of roads, aqueducts, bridges, ports, power plants, and more. Now communities are turning their attention to the central planning challenge of our...

    Published October 31st 2013 by APA Planners Press