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Tactical Urbanism

Short-term Action for Long-term Change

Island Press
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Public Produce

Cultivating Our Parks, Plazas, and Streets for Healthier Cities, Revised Edition

Island Press

An updated look at the advantages and possibilities of urban agriculture in public spaces.

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How to Study Public Life

Methods in Urban Design

Island Press
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Measuring Urban Design

Metrics for Livable Places

Island Press
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Designing Suburban Futures

New Models from Build a Better Burb

Island Press
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Planning as if People Matter

Governing for Social Equity

Island Press

This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.

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Stewardship of the Built Environment

Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse

Island Press

Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

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The Shape of Green

Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design

Island Press

The Shape of Green argues that beauty is inherent to sustainability, for how things look and feel is as important as how they’re made.

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Climate and Conservation

Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action

Island Press

Climate and Conservation offers readers tangible, place-based examples of projects designed to protect large landscapes as a means of conserving biodiversity in the face of the looming threat of global climate change.

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Green Cities of Europe

Global Lessons on Green Urbanism

Edited by Timothy Beatley
Island Press

With Green Cities of Europe, Beatley offers the North American planning community not only a vision of holistic sustainability, but a clear guide to accomplishing it at home.

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