Regional & area planning

    Art of Building a Garden City

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £36.46

    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 work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities,...

    Regreening the Built Environment

    By Michael A. Richards

    Paperback £29.62

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have been regarded as two opposing factors and placed in...

    City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy

    Paperback £39.81

    What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from...

    Cool Cities

    By Benjamin R. Barber

    Hardback £12.65

    A pointed argument that cities-not nation-states-can and must take the lead in fighting climate change

    Reconnecting People and Water

    By Liz Sharp

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the prospects for and barriers to different forms of engagement...

    SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies

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    Contributing to new debates and research on the city, this handbook looks both backwards and forwards to bring together key scholarship in the field

    Vital Little Plans

    By Jane Jacobs

    Hardback £12.65

    From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities Vital Little Plans weaves a lifetime of ideas from the most prominent urbanist of the twentieth century into a book that is indispensable to life in the twenty-first.

    Designing Sustainable Communities

    By Avi Friedman

    Paperback £30.95

    Innovation in planning is essential to dealing with the challenges society currently faces, from urban sprawl to climate change. In this book, Avi Friedman looks at both new and revived sustainable strategies at a neighborhood level to explore options for both rehabilitating older communities as well as options for those...

    Chandigarh Revealed

    By Shaun Fynn

    Hardback £29.46

    The city of Chandigarh was one of the early planned cities in the post-independence India and is known internationally for its architecture and urban design.

    Gentrifier

    By John Joe Schlichtman

    Hardback Save £0.69 = £20.30

    Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.

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