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Published by Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group. This series offers a unique window on the creation of the modern environment. Designed for an international readership, the emphasis is on: urban and regional planning recent as well as longer-term history what...

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AuthorKaren Trapenberg FrickPublishedJuly 2016Themes

Remaking the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge: A Case of Shadowboxing with Nature

Now available in paperback On 17 October 1989 one the largest earthquakes to occur in California since the San Francisco earthquake of April 1906 struck Northern California. Damage was extensive, none more so than the partial collapse of the San Francisco–Oakland...
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AuthorMartin CrookstonPublishedJune 2016Themes
garden suburbscouncil housinghousing policy

Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow

Now available in paperback with a special discount. Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of...
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AuthorIan WrayPublishedOctober 2015Themes
city and urban planningplanning historyurban studies

Great British Plans: Who Made Them and How They Worked

Can the British plan? Sometimes it seems unlikely. Across the world we see grand designs and visionary projects: new airport terminals, nuclear power stations, high-speed railways, and glittering buildings. It all seems an unattainable goal on Britain’s...
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Edited ByClara Irazábal PublishedFebruary 2015Themes
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Ordinary Places/Extraordinary Events

This book reveals the recent urban history of ten major Latin American cities – Mexico City, Havana, Santo Domingo, Caracas, Bogotá, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Santiago, and Buenos Aires – through studies of their public spaces and the events...
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