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  1. The No-Growth Imperative

    Creating Sustainable Communities under Ecological Limits to Growth

    By Gabor Zovanyi

    More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, The No-Growth Imperative discounts current efforts to maintain growth through eco-efficiency initiatives and smart-growth...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability Assessment

    Pluralism, practice and progress

    Edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and ...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Making Community Design Work

    A Guide For Planners

    By Umut Toker

    Since the earliest settlements, people have deliberated the issues that affect their future together. Making Community Design Work shows how planners can guide the process toward effective decision making and beneficial community design. This well-crafted book distills decades of community design...

    Published May 1st 2012 by APA Planners Press

  5. Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Lasting Value

    Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes

    By Rick Pruetz

    Americans are committing 'country-cide', says Rick Pruetz, FAICP, converting farms into suburban yards and channeling streams that once provided flood control, water purification, habitats, and recreational opportunities. But rather than rail against overdevelopment, this book celebrates...

    Published February 24th 2012 by APA Planners Press

  7. Neighbors and Neighborhoods

    Elements of Successful Community Design

    By Sidney Brower

    How does the design of a neighborhood affect the people who live there? In this thoughtful, engaging book, Sidney Brower explains how a neighborhood’s design lays the groundwork for the social relationships that make it a community. Blending social science with personal interviews, Brower shares...

    Published January 20th 2012 by APA Planners Press

  8. Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F. Hamm

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Community visioning is key in helping local public officials and community leaders create a flourishing future for their cities, and is essential for the effective planning and implementation of these strategies. Visioning involves collaborative goal setting to motivate actions – of planners,...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nuture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, experts in the field look at evidence from international, state and local perspectives to...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Evaluation for Participation and Sustainability in Planning

    Edited by Angela Hull, E.R. Alexander, Abdul Khakee, Johan Woltjer

    Planning evaluation is required to establish the success of planning interventions – both of physical developments and new approaches. Yet this should not be a task undertaken purely by professionals without participation by those affected by the process and outcomes of the projects. This book...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge