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Urban & municipal planning books

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

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Heritage Sites in Contemporary China Cultural Policies and Management Practices by Luca Zan, Bing Yu Heritage Sites in Contemporary China Cultural Policies and Management Practices
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Archeological Sites in Contemporary Chinese Cities investigates archeological development and cultural heritage management in various sites across China, including Luoyang Sui, DaMing Gong, Niuheliang, Xinjiang and Nanyuewang through the dual perspective of archaeological debate and as a case study of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities by Ralph (RMIT University, Australia) Horne Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities
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Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses the complex dynamics of urban housing futures in an era of rapid social and economic change. In a clear and engaging examination of urban transitions in an age after oil - focusing on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities by Ralph (RMIT University, Australia) Horne Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities
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Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses the complex dynamics of urban housing futures in an era of rapid social and economic change. In a clear and engaging examination of urban transitions in an age after oil - focusing on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South by Gautam Bhan The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South

The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South offers an edited collection on planning in parts of the world which, more often than not, are unrecognised or unmarked in mainstream planning texts. In doing so, its intention is not...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places by Elen Maarja Trell Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places

Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places provides an overview and a critical analysis of the ways in which the concept `resilience' has been addressed in social sciences research.? In doing so, this edited book draws together state of the art...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Planning the American Indian Reservation From Theory to Empowerment by Nicholas Christos Zaferatos, Brian Cladoosby Planning the American Indian Reservation From Theory to Empowerment
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American Indian reservation planning is one of the most challenging and poorly understood specializations within the American planning profession. In Planning the American Indian Reservation, Zaferatos presents a holistic and practical approach to explaining the practice of Native American planning.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Faster, Smarter, Greener The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility by Venkat Sumantran, Charles H. Fine, David Gonsalvez Faster, Smarter, Greener The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility
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The twentieth century was the century of the automobile; the twenty-first will see mobility dramatically re-envisioned. Automobiles altered cityscapes, boosted economies, and made personal mobility efficient and convenient for many. We had a century-long love affair with the car. But...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

A Guide for the Idealist Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career by Richard Willson A Guide for the Idealist Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career

A Guide for the Idealist is a must for young professionals seeking to put their idealism to work. Speaking to urban and regional planners and those in related fields, the book provides tools for the reader to make good choices,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

A Guide for the Idealist Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career by Richard Willson A Guide for the Idealist Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career

A Guide for the Idealist is a must for young professionals seeking to put their idealism to work. Speaking to urban and regional planners and those in related fields, the book provides tools for the reader to make good choices,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Smart Cities, Green Technologies, and Intelligent Transport Systems 5th International Conference, SMARTGREENS 2016, and Second International Conference, VEHITS 2016, Rome, Italy, April 23-25, 2016, Re by Markus Helfert Smart Cities, Green Technologies, and Intelligent Transport Systems 5th International Conference, SMARTGREENS 2016, and Second International Conference, VEHITS 2016, Rome, Italy, April 23-25, 2016, Re

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, SMARTGREENS 2016, and the Second International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems, VEHITS 2016, held in Rome, Italy,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2017

Urban Redevelopment A North American Reader by Barry (Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York University, USA) Hersh Urban Redevelopment A North American Reader
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Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Urban Redevelopment A North American Reader by Barry (Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York University, USA) Hersh Urban Redevelopment A North American Reader
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Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Sustainable Cities in Asia by Federico Caprotti Sustainable Cities in Asia

With Asia's cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the 'urban century' by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Sustainable Cities in Asia by Federico Caprotti Sustainable Cities in Asia

With Asia's cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the 'urban century' by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2017

Urban Latin America Inequalities and Neoliberal Reforms by Tom Angotti Urban Latin America Inequalities and Neoliberal Reforms

One of the most urbanized regions of the world, Latin America can only be fully understood by exploring its urban-rural divide, inequalities within urban areas, and the prospects for change. This thoughtful text explores Latin American cities, their history, similarities...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Coming Soon

Town Planning towards City Development A Report to the Durbar of Indore by Sir Patrick Geddes Town Planning towards City Development A Report to the Durbar of Indore

Patrick Geddes is one of the most important figures in planning history, variously presented as an inspiration to regional planning, environmental planning and sustainability, grass-roots planning, citizen democracy, historic preservation, neighborhood upgrading, university-community partnership, lifelong learning, and co-operative housing. Though...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Reclaiming the City Mixed use development by Andy Coupland Reclaiming the City Mixed use development

Mixed use development is about retaining or creating a mix of different uses in cities or neighbourhoods. The trend in UK development has been towards specialisation and areas with single uses. Increasing the mix of uses is thought to reduce...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Creative Ageing Cities Urban Design with the Elderly in High-Density Asian Cities by Keng Hua Chong Creative Ageing Cities Urban Design with the Elderly in High-Density Asian Cities

Ageing population and urbanization have become global concerns in recent years. Concepts such as 'ageing-in-place' and 'active ageing' deal with issues of ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Sustainable City by Steven Cohen The Sustainable City

Living sustainably is not just about preserving the wilderness or keeping nature pristine. The transition to a green economy depends on cities. For the first time in human history, the majority of the people on the planet live in urban...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Sustainable City by Steven Cohen The Sustainable City

Living sustainably is not just about preserving the wilderness or keeping nature pristine. The transition to a green economy depends on cities. For the first time in human history, the majority of the people on the planet live in urban...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Answers for Modern Communicators A guide to effective business communication by Deirdre (Pure Performance Communications, USA) Breakenridge Answers for Modern Communicators A guide to effective business communication
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This book provides students and professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. Communication expert, Deirdre Breakenridge, examines the ways in which professionals can make the most of their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Answers for Modern Communicators A guide to effective business communication by Deirdre (Pure Performance Communications, USA) Breakenridge Answers for Modern Communicators A guide to effective business communication
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This book provides students and professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. Communication expert, Deirdre Breakenridge, examines the ways in which professionals can make the most of their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Designing with Smell Practices, Techniques and Challenges by Victoria Henshaw Designing with Smell Practices, Techniques and Challenges

Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Designing with Smell Practices, Techniques and Challenges by Victoria Henshaw Designing with Smell Practices, Techniques and Challenges

Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices by Tan Yigitcanlar Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an important agenda...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

'I Was the Only Woman' Women and Planning in Canada by Sue Hendler, Julia Markovich 'I Was the Only Woman' Women and Planning in Canada
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A compelling new perspective on Canada's planning history that offers a counter-narrative to the official story of the profession, one that has generally overlooked the contributions of women and the Community Planning Association of Canada.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Digital and Smart Cities by Katharine S. (Plymouth University, UK) Willis, Alessandro (Plymouth University, UK) Aurigi Digital and Smart Cities
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Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Digital and Smart Cities by Katharine S. (Plymouth University, UK) Willis, Alessandro (Plymouth University, UK) Aurigi Digital and Smart Cities
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Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Community Development Perspectives from Around the Globe by Rhonda Phillips The Routledge Handbook of Community Development Perspectives from Around the Globe

The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes better...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Unplugging the City The Urban Phenomenon and its Sociotechnical Controversies by Fabio Duarte, Rodrigo Jose Firmino Unplugging the City The Urban Phenomenon and its Sociotechnical Controversies
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Modernity has entrusted technology with such power that it is treated as an autonomous entity, with its own manners and morals. Technological disruptions are also socially disruptive: technological failures reveal both the constituents of the technology itself and the social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

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Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change Shenzhen as a Case Study by Biao (Center for Assessment and Development of Real Estate, Shenzhen, P.R. China) Liu, Huang (Center for Assessment and Dev Bo Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change Shenzhen as a Case Study
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This book proposes a method to solve land use problems, and has made some significant contributions to the land use analysis and optimization study fields. Firstly, three spatio-temporal logit models for land use change analysis, namely, geographically and temporally weighted...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

New York Neighborhoods - Addressing Sustainable City Principles by Raymond Charles Rauscher New York Neighborhoods - Addressing Sustainable City Principles

This book examines the neighborhoods of New York City to determine to what extent planning in New York addresses Sustainable City Principles (SCPs). Part I looks at the background to planning urban areas in the face of global urban changes....
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change Shenzhen as a Case Study by Biao (Center for Assessment and Development of Real Estate, Shenzhen, P.R. China) Liu, Huang (Center for Assessment and Dev Bo Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change Shenzhen as a Case Study
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This book will firstly help readers establish the research parameters of land use change and then provide a set of statistical models to effectively process land use change data. Analysis of the results derived from this processing will aid urban...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Participation, Community, and Public Policy in a Virginia Suburb Of Our Own Making by Patricia Farrell Donahue Participation, Community, and Public Policy in a Virginia Suburb Of Our Own Making

This book challenges the conventional wisdom about participation in American communities through the story of Pimmit Hills, Virginia. It shows how every community is the sum of different types of participation. Its proximity to Washington, D.C. meant its residents had...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning The Right to the City by Christopher Silver Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning The Right to the City

The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space Three Essays by Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space Three Essays

Nishiyama Uzo, educated as an architect between 1930 and 1933, was a key figure in Japanese urban planning. He was a prolific writer who influenced a whole generation of Japanese urban planners and his interpretations of foreign planning and local...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

The Art of Building a Garden City Designing new communities for the 21st Century by Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis The Art of Building a Garden City Designing new communities for the 21st Century
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The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA's campaign...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/08/2017

1951 Exhibition of Architecture Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research by Harding McGregor Dunnett 1951 Exhibition of Architecture Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research

The Festival of Britain is perhaps best known for its South Bank exhibition promoting British science and art to the post-war world, but one of the most important elements was the Architecture Exhibition, based in Poplar in East London. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

Complexity in Urban Crisis Management Amsterdam's Response to the Bijlmer Air Disaster by U. Rosenthal Complexity in Urban Crisis Management Amsterdam's Response to the Bijlmer Air Disaster

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

State of the World's Cities 2012/2013 Prosperity of Cities by Un Habitat State of the World's Cities 2012/2013 Prosperity of Cities

The city is the home of prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. The city is also where ambitions, aspirations and other material and immaterial aspects of life...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

The New Science of Cities by Michael (Bartlett Professor of Planning and Director of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University Coll Batty The New Science of Cities
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In The New Science of Cities, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in space but as systems of networks and flows. To understand space, he argues, we must understand flows, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

UN Millennium Development Library: A Home in The City by UN Millennium Project UN Millennium Development Library: A Home in The City

More than 900 million people currently live in urban slums and the number is growing as rapid urbanization continues in the developing world. A Home in the City urges countries to strengthen their focus on the growing urban crisis and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Cairo Renewing the Historic City by Philip Jodidio Cairo Renewing the Historic City

This book reveals how the Aga Khan Development Network and its Historic Cities Programme transformed an area of Cairo's urban blight into a dynamic public space.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Children-centered Urbanism by Quazi Zaman Children-centered Urbanism

Child-centered Urbanism explores the relationship between children and the city, focusing on how the two are interrelated and how the relationship directly effects achieving sustainable objectives. This relationship between children and the city is manifested in 'children -centered urbanism'. An...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

Shaping Portland Anatomy of a Healthy City by Paddy (Portland State University, USA) Tillett Shaping Portland Anatomy of a Healthy City
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Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

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