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Recent Articles

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Interview with Nicola Dempsey, Editor of ‘Place-Keeping’

    Nicola Dempsey, editor of Place-Keeping: Open Space Management in Practice talks about the book's key insights and its aim to address place-keeping as a multi-faceted concept.

  7. Q&A with Susannah Hagan, Author of ‘Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the City’

    Author Susanna Hagan discusses her recently published book, Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the City.

  8. Deindustrialization and Reshoring in the US Rust Belt

    Author Margaret Cowell talks about her recently published book, Dealing with Deindustrialization, and how the ‘reshoring’ of manufacturing jobs extends the book's focus on the deindustrialization of the Midwest during the 1970s and '80s.

  9. Once there was a city

    Tony Fry, author of City Futures in the Age of a Changing Climate, discusses the threats to the future of cities in this our dawning age of climate related disasters and conflicts.

  10. Urban Lighting: Worth a Closer Look

    Josiane Meier, co-editor of Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society, discusses Milan, Italy's impending shift to LED street light technology and how her recent book uncovers some of the implications of changing urban lighting systems.

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