The Option of Urbanism
Investing in a New American Dream
Shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to build communities that are more environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable.
Planning for Global Competitiveness
The New Urban Agriculture
Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities
Design Strategies for the Post Carbon World
If widely used, these rules would lead to a much more livable world for future generations – a world that is not unlike the better parts of our own.
Cities for People
Renowned architect and urban planner Jan Gehl explains the methods and tools he has used to reconfigure unworkable cityscapes into safe and sustainable cities for people – something he has helped do in Copenhagen, Melbourne, and New York City.
The Sprawl Repair Manual
The Sprawl Repair Manual demonstrates a step-by-step design process for the re-balancing and re-urbanization of suburbia into more sustainable, economical, energy- and resource-efficient patterns, from the region and the community to the block and the individual building.
The Rising Sea
The authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences.
How Regulations Affect Urban Form
City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities.
Vital Signs 2012
The Trends that are Shaping Our Future
From obesity to ecosystem services, from grain production to nuclear power, this book offers the sometimes-shocking facts that need to guide our stewardship of the Earth’s resources.
Climate and Conservation
Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action
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.
Stewardship of the Built Environment
Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse
Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.
Planning as if People Matter
Governing for Social Equity
This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.
Global Farms Race
Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security
The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.
State of the World 2014
Governing for Sustainability
Land Use and Society, Third Edition
Geography, Law, and Public Policy
This third edition has been updated with data from the 2010 U.S. Census and revised with the input of academics and professors to address the changing issues in land use, policy, and law today.
Cultivating Our Parks, Plazas, and Streets for Healthier Cities, Revised Edition
An updated look at the advantages and possibilities of urban agriculture in public spaces.
The Monsanto Papers
Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice
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