The 10 Best Urban Planning Textbooks

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in July of 2018. If you have a desire to see real change in the way that your community is organized, you might want to consider studying for a career in urban planning. You would be able to impact things like road layouts, housing plans, and even parks. These textbooks will ensure that you have an understanding of every individual facet before entering the field and beyond. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best urban planning textbook on Amazon.

10. The Urban and Regional Planning Reader

9. Urban Planning For Dummies

8. Urban Sprawl and Public Health

7. Urban Forestry: Planning and Managing Urban Greenspaces

6. Urban Transportation Planning

5. Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China

4. Becoming an Urban Planner

3. Planning and Urban Design Standards

2. Contemporary Urban Planning

1. The Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning


Richard Lynch
Last updated on July 18, 2018 by Richard Lynch

Richard grew up in the part of New York state that doesn’t have any tall buildings. When he’s not writing, he spends most of his time reading and playing video games. A massive fan all things sci-fi, he’ll happily talk with you for hours about everything from the deserts of Arrakis to the forests of Endor.


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