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  1. Q&A with Sonia Hirt, Co-Editor of ‘The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs’

    Sonia Hirt, co-editor of The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs, discusses her recently published book and the influence of Jacobs in 20th-century urban design and planning thought.

  2. Author Bruce Seifer to Lecture at IEDC 2015 Leadership Summit

    Bruce Seifer, co-author of Sustainable Communities will lecture at the IEDC 2015 Leadership Summit in Florida on Sunday, January 25th.

  3. Interview with author Arturo Almandoz

    Arturo Almandoz, author of Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s, discusses the significance of his recently published book and his experiences in the field prior to and while writing it.

  4. Interview with the Editors of ‘Now Urbanism’

    Editors Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way and Ken Yocom discuss their recently published book, Now Urbanism.

  5. Q&A with Daniel Safarik, Co-Author of ‘Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers’

    Daniel Safarik, CTBUH editor and co-author of Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers, discusses his new title and what's trending in the tall-buildings field.

  6. Interview with Bruce Stephenson

    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! - 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.

  8. ‘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.

  9. 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.

  10. New Urban Studies Textbooks

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

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