Designers & Books is an advocate for books as an important source of inspiration for creativity, innovation, and invention. They publish lists of books that members of the international design community identify as important, meaningful, and formative—books that have shaped their values, their worldview, and their ideas about design.
Reader curated book lists for Places Journal covering topics such as Architecture, Community, Geography, Housing, Infrastructure, Landscape, Planning, Sustainability, Urbanism and other related topics.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American planning movement, APA created a list of books essential to planning. These books come from every decade starting in 1909, the date of the first national planning conference.