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Regional & area planning books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Regional & area planning category. Presented with a red border are the Regional & area planning books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Building Sustainable Cities of the Future by Justin Bishop Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

This book draws upon the expertise of academic researchers, urban planners and architects to explore the challenge of building the sustainable cities of the future.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Urban Visions From Planning Culture to Landscape Urbanism by Javier Monclus Urban Visions From Planning Culture to Landscape Urbanism

This book is a useful reference in the field of urbanism. it rather highlights some outstanding episodes that help us understand why the planning culture has given way to other forms of urbanism, from urban design to strategic urbanism or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States by Garri (University of Tartu, Estonia) Raagmaa Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States
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Urban and regional development in the Baltic States and other Central and Eastern European countries has experienced rapid changes since their re-independence at the beginning of the 1990s. Meanwhile, urban and regional planning institutions and organizational cultures in the Baltic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban & Regional Planning by Neil Sipe The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban & Regional Planning

Where is planning in 21st century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures by Sue Jackson, Libby Porter, Louise C. Johnson Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures
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Planning in settler-colonial countries is always taking place on the lands of Indigenous peoples. While Indigenous rights, identity and cultural values are increasingly being discussed within planning, its mainstream accounts virtually ignore the colonial roots and legacies of the discipline's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures by Sue Jackson, Libby Porter, Louise C. Johnson Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures
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Planning in settler-colonial countries is always taking place on the lands of Indigenous peoples. While Indigenous rights, identity and culture are increasingly being discussed within planning, its mainstream accounts virtually ignore the colonial roots and legacies of the discipline's assumptions,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation by Stefanie Duhr, Claire Colomb, Vincent Nadin European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation
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There is a strong international dimension to spatial planning as European integration strengthens interconnections, development and decision-making across national and regional borders. EU policies in areas such as environment, transport, agriculture and regional policy have far-reaching effects on spatial development...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Planning Theory by Philip Allmendinger Planning Theory

This popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, and features an increased internationalization of coverage and two additional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

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The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions Landscapes as Commodities by Manfred (EURAC Research, Bolzano, Italy) Perlik The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions Landscapes as Commodities
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Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorise rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design Perspectives, Practices and Applications by Claudia (University of Groningen) Yamu The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design Perspectives, Practices and Applications

The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Local Regeneration Handbook by Andrew Maliphant Local Regeneration Handbook

An accessible, practical guide for anyone involved in local regeneration on effective partnership development, fundraising, and project management, containing illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Local Regeneration Handbook by Andrew Maliphant Local Regeneration Handbook

An accessible, practical guide for anyone involved in local regeneration on effective partnership development, fundraising, and project management, containing illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Path Dependence and Regional Economic Renewal by Arne Isaksen Path Dependence and Regional Economic Renewal

This book investigates the mechanisms that may stimulate or hamper the renewal of the regional industry structure. Recent years have witnessed a strong interest in, and need for, the modernization and upgrading of existing industries and the introduction of new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Bicycle Urbanism Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities by Rachel Berney Bicycle Urbanism Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities

Over recent decades, bicycling has received renewed interest as a means of improving transportation through crowded cities, improving personal health, and reducing environmental impacts associated with travel. Much of the discussion surrounding cycling has focused on bicycle facility design -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience by Philip (West University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway) Cooke The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience
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This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Other books in this genre

European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation by Stefanie Duhr, Claire Colomb, Vincent Nadin European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation
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There is a strong international dimension to spatial planning as European integration strengthens interconnections, development and decision-making across national and regional borders. EU policies in areas such as environment, transport, agriculture and regional policy have far-reaching effects on spatial development...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice by Nadja Kabisch Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice

This open access book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Emphasis is given to the potential of nature-based approaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Planning Theory by Philip Allmendinger Planning Theory

This popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, and features an increased internationalization of coverage and two additional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Landscape Planning at the Local Level by Luigi La Riccia Landscape Planning at the Local Level

The book, showing virtuous examples of urban planning in Italy and Europe, exposes certain doubts and open questions: what is the new role of urban planning? What actions / rules are now achievable for the protection, planning and management of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

Food Roofs of Rio de Janeiro The Pavao-Pavaozinho and Cantagalo Case Study by Rob Roggema Food Roofs of Rio de Janeiro The Pavao-Pavaozinho and Cantagalo Case Study

One important change in the Brazilian policies is the Pacification. In recent years the government has invested in creating safer and more livable favelas. This generally starts with creating a UPP, a police post at a central location, from where...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Territorial Governance Across Europe Pathways, Practices and Prospects by Peter Schmitt Territorial Governance Across Europe Pathways, Practices and Prospects

This book provides a comprehensive framework for analysing, comparing and promoting territorial governance in policy relevant research. It reveals in-depth considerations of the emergence, state-of-the art and evolution of the concept of territorial governance. A unique series of ten case...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Innovative Community Responses to Disaster by Brent D. (University of Minnesota, St. Paul, USA) Hales Innovative Community Responses to Disaster
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Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Ethics in Planning and Development by Huw Thomas Ethics in Planning and Development

'Ethics in Planning and Development' provides a reader with a way of thinking systematically about the ethical dimensions of planning and development. It gives readers confidence that they can get beyond simply 'knowing what they like, approve of, or are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Plan-Making for Sustainability The New Zealand Experience by Neil J Ericksen Plan-Making for Sustainability The New Zealand Experience

Around the introduction of Agenda 21 at Rio in 1991, some countries like the Netherlands and New Zealand were already leading the way with quite innovative approaches to environmental planning. Focusing on the New Zealand government's innovations in sustainable and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

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