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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Planning & Urban Design. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. 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.

  2. NEW! - Heteroglossic Asia

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan’s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which ... read more

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    To see other titles in the Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design series click here.

  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 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.    

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.    

  8. New in Paperback - The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    "This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come. This book is a superb resource for researchers and students who wish to home in on a topic, learn what there is to know, and perhaps carry on further investigations ... " Summing up: Essential. All readership levels." —CHOICE, S. Hammer, Boston University, USA . Want to view inside the book, then click here?

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  9. Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 15th November 2014)

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning.

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  10. NEW Routledge Reference Catalog now available online

    In 2014 our reference publication schedule continues to flourish through a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Architecture, Buildings & Construction and Landscape this year we see introduction of three new Major Work series.They collate the most influential scholarship, with collections edited by experts in the field.

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today 

    Interested? Then click on the link to view the catalog

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