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Recent News Articles

  1. Interview with Bruce F. Seifer, author of Sustainable Communities

    Bruce F. Seifer, one of the authors of Sustainable Communities: Creating a Durable Local Economy, was recently interviewed on Vermont Public Radio. He discusses what makes a community sustainable, as well as how Burlington has worked to develop its economy, environment and culture over the last 30 years. Tune in here!

  2. Sunburnt Cities

    Sunburnt Cities: Justin B. Hollander Suggests Cities Make Lemonade

    Justin Hollander, author of Sunburnt Cities, has conducted significant research on urban shrinkage in the Rust and Sun Belts. He views this changing front with an optimistic eye. Hollander believes that urban growth at all costs can be unproductive, and the resulting long-term overhauls can be worth a massive demolition.

  3. emerging asian city

    Engaging the Asian City: Engaging Which Asian City by Jeff Hou

    Engaging the Asian City: Alternative Approaches to Urban Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice

    Engaging Which Asian City by Jeff Hou - Associate Professor & Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle. Click here to watch the presentation at USC Price.

  4. Sir Peter Hall On How To Fix The UK’s Domestic Architecture

    The following article is by British urbanist, town planner, and geographer Peter Hall. As Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration at University College London, and President of both the Town and Country Planning Association and the Regional Studies Association, Hall is internationally renowned for his studies on all aspects of cities and regions. He recently published the book Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism.

    The entire article can be found here.

  5. Refurbishment and Renovation Catalog Now Online

    Our new Refurbishment and Renovation 2013-2014 online catalog is now online and available to browse.

  6. Urban Design Group Awards 2013 (February )

    Congratulations to the authors Peter Bishop and Lesley Williams, for winning the Publisher Award for The Temporary City at this years Urban Design Group Awards at the Royal Overseas League in London.  

    Hosted by Amanda Reynolds, the evening showcased some of the best examples of urban design work produced in the UK and beyond over the past 12 months.

    Awards were presented in five categories by Janet Tibbalds on the behalf of the Francis Tibbalds Trust. The winners in the Practice, Public Sector and Student Award categories were selected by a vote of the Urban Design Group membership.


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  8. RIBA Publishing titles now available from Routledge

    We are delighted to announce that RIBA Publishing books are now available via Routledge, for customers outside of the UK and Ireland. 

    RIBA Enterprises remains the exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland.

  9. Featured Authors, Grotton Revisited

    Taking time out of their busy schedules Stephen Ankers, David Kaiserman and Chris Shepley answer some in depth questions about their new book Grotton Revisted ( published in conjunction with the RTPI)


    "Loved it , I almost had to be resuscitated" - Professor Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration, University College London, UK

    "It is an extremely funny book, but close enough to the reality of planning practice to be unsettling. It will certainly make you laugh, but it will be a rather nervous sort of laughter." – Australian Planner

  10. Tower and Slab has won the annual International Planning History Book Prize

    Congratulations to Florian Urban. 

    Tower and Slab has won the annual International Planning History Book Prize "for the most innovative book in planning history written in English and based on new research".

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