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Recent Articles

  1. The Arts and Community Development and the Challenge of Equitable Social Change

    Max Stephenson Jr. and Scott Tate, editors of Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas, discuss the themes of their new book in light of recent civil unrest throughout the US.

  2. Conflict, Consensus and Collaboration

    Jeff Bishop, author of The Craft of Collaborative Planning, discusses the common shortfalls of land use planning and how his recently published book raises a solution.

  3. Successfully Representing Landscapes in the Digital Domain

    Routledge introduces a ground-breaking new book exploring creative methods for digital representation of landscapes. 

  4. Parks and Recreation: A look at the world’s finest urban outdoor spaces

    Routledge presents the latest edition of one of the most fundamental landscape design books.  

  5. Interview with Eric Bruun, Author of “Better Public Transit Systems”

    Eric Bruun, author of Better Public Transit Systems, answers a few questions about his book and makes suggestions on transit systems analysis.

  6. Author David Thorpe to Speak at the Hay Festival

    David Thorpe, author of The 'One Planet' Lifewill present at this year's Hay Festival in Wales.

    Learn more about the two events:

    Can We Change the World with Imagination?

    One Planet Living: A Measure of Sustainability

  7. Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy
    By David Laws and John Forester

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. Read more

  8. Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    Edited by Julie Brunner and John Glasson

    Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning looks at a wide range of planning issues in Australia from the city to the regional scale, covering key topics in sustainable development and planning including economic, social, environmental and governance perspectives. Read more

  9. Download Urban Design: Tools & Resources for the Planning Practitioner

    Get the free ebook Urban Design: Tools & Resources for the Planning Practitioner. It's brought to you by Routledge and features hand-picked content from some of our leading titles.

  10. New Major Work from Routledge - City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the recovery and resilience of a city. Read more here ...

    Click here to recommend to your library today!

    This collection is part of the Critical Concepts in Built Environment series. Other Major Work collections publishing in this series include: Planning Theory, Mobilities, Public Space, Urban Landscape and Healthy Cities

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