Urbanism


Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution
This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live
A Burglar's Guide to the City
The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving
Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia
The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Once In A Great City: A Detroit Story
The Other Paris
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier
The Image of the City
Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
Cities for People
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
The Economy of Cities
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile
The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces
The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life
Cities for People by Jan GehlGroundswell by Peter ReedRadical Cities by Justin McGuirkThinking Architecture by Peter ZumthorHousing a divided community by C.E.B. Brett
Urban/Urban Landscape
15 books — 4 voters
Streetfight by Janette Sadik-KhanSubdivided by Jay PitterGreen Metropolis by David OwenDream Cities by Wade GrahamBuilding the Future by Amy C. Edmondson
Planning & Women Reads
22 books — 1 voter

The Four Books of Architecture by Andrea PalladioThe Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius PollioA Pattern Language by Christopher W. AlexanderA Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia McAlesterBrunelleschi's Dome by Ross King
Best Traditional Architecture
105 books — 41 voters
Walkable City by Jeff SpeckStraphanger by Taras GrescoeHappy City by Charles MontgomeryWriting About Architecture by Alexandra LangeSmart Cities by Anthony M. Townsend
NextCity.org Book Club
22 books — 19 voters

The course of urban development in America is pushing the individual toward that line seperating proud independence from pitiable isolation.
Ray Oldenburg, The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

China Miéville
…where the two cities are close up they make for interference patterns, harder to read or predict. They are more than a city and a city; that is elementary urban arithmetic.
China Miéville, The City & the City

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The disregarded stakeholders of our cities
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Consequential Strangers: The Power of People Who Don't Seem to Matter...But Really Do
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