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Suburbia Reimagined

Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City

by Leon van Schaik & Nigel Bertram

<p>Worldwide, more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, rather than being part of the city system, which is densely populated and offers a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city ...

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Successful Public Meetings, 2nd ed.

A Practical Guide

by Elaine Cogan

<p>The author explains why it's essential to begin the preparations by deciding what the meeting is intended to accomplish. That, in turn, determines what kind of meeting you should conduct: informational, advisory, or problem-solving. The ...

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Sustainable and Resilient Communities

A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions

by Stephen J. Coyle

Many of today's communities face an unprecedented struggle to adapt and maintain their environmental, economic, and social well-being in an era beleaguered by fiscal constraints, uncertainty about energy prices and supplies, rapid demographic ...

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Sustainable and Resilient Communities

A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions

by Stephen J. Coyle

Many of today's communities face an unprecedented struggle to adapt and maintain their environmental, economic, and social well-being in an era beleaguered by fiscal constraints, uncertainty about energy prices and supplies, rapid demographic ...

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Sustainable Development Projects

Integrated Design, Development, and Regulation

by David R. Godschalk & Emil E. Malizia

<p>Development projects are the building blocks of urban growth. Put enough of the right projects together in the right way, and you have sustainable cities. But getting the pieces to stack up takes a feat of coordination and cooperation. In our

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Sustainable Landscape Construction

A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, Second Edition

by J. William Thompson & Kim Sorvig

<p>Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This enormously

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Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites

by Samer Bagaeen & Celia Clark

<p><em>Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites</em> is the first book to analyze a profound land use change happening all over the world: the search for sustainable futures for property formerly dedicated to national defense now ...

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Sustainable Transportation Planning

Tools for Creating Vibrant, Healthy, and Resilient Communities

by Jeffrey Tumlin

<p>"The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zipping from here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmare that is destroying the environment, costing billions and deeply impacting our personal well-being. Getting from A

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Sustainable Urban Logistics

Planning and Evaluation

by Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu

<p>Urban logistics has been a subject of interest to researchers and practitioners for more than 20 years in France and Europe, and more than 40 in the United States. Nevertheless, the subject remains difficult to address by a lack of ...

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Sustainable Urbanism

Urban Design With Nature

by Douglas Farr

<p>Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, <em>Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature</em> is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to &quot;sustainable urbanism&quot;--the

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Sweet Spots

In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

by Teresa A. Toulouse & Barbara C. Ewell

<p>Contributions by Carrie Bernhard, Scott Bernhard, Marilyn R. Brown, Richard Campanella, John P. Clark, Joel Dinerstein, Pableaux Johnson, John P. Klingman, Angel Adams Parham, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Ruth Salvaggio, Christopher Schaberg, Teresa ...

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Tactical Urbanism

Short-term Action for Long-term Change

by Mike Lydon & Anthony Garcia

In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, community-based projects—from pop-up parks to open streets ...

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The Application of Science in Environmental Impact Assessment

by Aaron J. MacKinnon, Peter N. Duinker & Tony R. Walker

<p>This book charts the history of the application of science in environmental impact assessment (EIA) and provides a conceptual and technical overview of scientific developments associated with EIA since its inception in the early ...

ISBN: 9781351173421

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The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

Specters of the City

by Libero Andreotti & Nadir Lahiji

<p>In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, ...

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The Art of Shaping the Metropolis

by Pedro Ortiz

<h4>A proven approach for addressing explosive metropolitan growth in an integrated and holistic manner</h4> <p><em>“The book provides a basis for the contemplation of the old network paradigm of the megalopolis into the informational meshwork ...

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The Charrette Handbook

by Bill Lennertz & Aarin Lutzenhiser

<p><em>The Charrette Handbook</em> is a step-by-step guide to successful charrettes -- those extended exercises that help citizens envision new possibilities for their communities. Based on a program developed by the National Charrette ...

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The City As A Tangled Bank

Urban Design versus Urban Evolution

by Sir Terry Farrell

<p>Here Sir Terry Farrell, who has built an international career as an architect-planner, encourages other planners and architects to follow the biologists—look at, learn from, and, indeed, admire the nature of the forces that drive the change, ...

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The City in the Making

by Marcel Hénaff

<p>The planet is urbanizing at an accelerating pace. More than half of the world’s population now lives in metropolises. By 2030, that proportion is expected to increase to 60%. Even though many cities are unhealthy, the urban habitat seems ...

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The Community Food Forest Handbook

How to Plan, Organize, and Nurture Edible Gathering Places

by Catherine Bukowski & John Munsell

<p><strong>Collaboration and leadership strategies for long-term success</strong></p> <p>Fueled by the popularity of permaculture and agroecology, community food forests are capturing the imaginations of people in neighborhoods, towns, and ...

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The Construction of Equality

Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

by Jennifer Mack

<DIV><P>An industrial city on the outskirts of Stockholm, Södertälje is the global capital of the Syriac Orthodox Christian diaspora, an ethnic and religious minority group fleeing persecution and discrimination in the Middle East. Since the ...

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