IPHS Special Book Prize 2018: Carola Hein (ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Planning History. Routledge

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


The book is an ambitious and masterly synthesis of planning history worldwide. The book explores planning history on an international scale in thirty-eight chapters. The diverse chapters open up new and comparative perspectives. It combines theoretical, methodological and global approaches to planning history. This publication is destined to become a classic for further research and teaching in the field of planning history. Several members of IPHS provided important chapters to the book. The “Planning History Handbook” is a brilliant survey of the state of planning history worldwide and includes questions for further research in the future. IPHS awards a special prize for this publication in recognition of its outstanding quality and pioneering survey. (Prof. em. Dr Dirk Schubert, IPHS President)
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsInternational Planning History Society (IPHS)