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  1. NEW! - Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development.

    To read more about Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s click here.

    To view all the books in the Planning, History and Environment Series click here.

  2. ‘Australian Environmental Planning’ honored by the Planning Institute of Australia

    Australian Environmental Planning: Challenges and Future Prospects, edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe and Jago Dodson, has won the award for Planning Excellence by the Planning Institute of Australia.  To read more about the book, click here.  You can also view the award certificate here.

  3. Julian Marsh on ‘Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions’

    Julian Marsh discusses his personal connection with Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions and how the book's philosophies and strategies are still significant today.

  4. New Urban Studies Textbooks

    Take a look at some of our new and upcoming textbooks in Urban Studies.

  5. 2014 Planning and Urban Design Best Sellers

    We are proud to present our Top 10 Bestselling 2014 titles from Routledge Planning and Urban Design.

    Learn more about any of these bestsellers by just clicking on the titles below, where you can read the full blurb, view the table of contents, read reviews, and view inside with FREE ACCESS to the first 30 pages of every book!

  6. New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages

    Bruce Stephenson has worked as a professor, public planner and a consultant. He is a leading expert on John Nolen, the visionary founding father of American city planning. Stephenson’s definitive biography, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, illuminates the art Nolen practiced and the legacy he left. He also wrote the Introduction to a re-issued edition of Nolen’s most far-reaching book, New Ideals in the Planning of Villages, Towns, and Cities. At Rollins College, Stephenson and his students offer plans to solve the problems suburban sprawl has created in Orlando, Florida. Presently he is building on his study of Lewis Mumford’s vision for Portland, Oregon. He plans to document how Portland became a Mecca of urban sustainability, and a model for Orlando.    

  7. NEW: ‘Low Carbon Cities’

    Low Carbon Cities: Transforming Urban Systems (2014) is the most recent title of the Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design by Steffen Lehmann, series editor. Previous titles include Designing for Zero Waste (2012) and Motivating Change (2013). 

  8. Author of “Low Impact Living,” Paul Chatterton, Discusses New Title

    Author Paul Chatterton, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), spoke to Routledge about his new book, Low Impact Living.  This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood.  Chatterton, along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group of people got together to build one of the most pioneering ecological, affordable cohousing neighbourhoods in the world. 

  9. Can Incomplete Streets Bridge Diversity and Sustainability Studies?

    Editors Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman on their new title, Incomplete Streets: Processes, practices, and possibilities.   

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts there as well. 

  10. Q&A with Katrin Bohn and AndrĂ© Viljoen, Authors of Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Authors Katrin Bohn and André Viljoen discuss their new title, Second Nature Urban Agriculture. This book updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen. 

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