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  1. Engaging the Future

    Forecasts, Scenarios, Plans, and Projects
    Books
    April 2007
    Edited by Lewis D. Hopkins and Marisa A. Zapata

    This heavily illustrated best seller provides students and experienced planners with tools and examples to help communities prepare for uncertain futures. It explains how to utilize forecasts,...

  2. Territorial Cohesion and the European Model of Society

    Books
    March 2007
    Edited by Andreas Faludi

    In this book, based on papers first presented in Vienna in the summer of 2005, the authors take up territorial cohesion as a kind of successor concept to the European Spatial Development Perspective...

  3. Visualizing Density

    Books
    February 2007
    Julie Campoli and Alex S. MacLean

    “There are plenty of reasons why dense development makes sense, but Americans are supposed to hate the ‘d-word,’ right? Campoli and MacLean show us how we can have it all –...

  4. The Humane Metropolis

    People and Nature in the 21st-Century City
    Books
    October 2006
    Edited by Rutherford H. Platt

    Four-fifths of Americans now live in the nation’s sprawling metropolitan areas, and half of the world’s population is now classified as “urban.” As cities become the dominant...

  5. Planning Policy and Politics

    Smart Growth and the States
    Books
    November 2005
    John M. DeGrove

    Updating his two previous books on growth management in the states, John M. DeGrove examines the history and current systems for planning and smart growth in nine states: Oregon, Florida, New Jersey...

  6. From Walden to Wall Street

    Frontiers of Conservation Finance
    Books
    October 2005
    Edited by James N. Levitt

    In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America’s system of landscapes that provide sustainable...

  7. The University as Urban Developer

    Case Studies and Analysis
    Books
    May 2005
    Edited by David C. Perry and Wim Wiewel

    University-based property development is an important element of urban formation. Yet there is little information available to explain the significance of the university presence in urban development...

  8. Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens

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    November 2004
    Dan L. Perlman and Jeffrey C. Milder

    In recent years, the practice of ecologically based planning and development has emerged as a way to safeguard human communities from natural hazards and to protect natural systems from the impacts...

  9. Recycling the City

    The Use and Reuse of Urban Land
    Books
    November 2004
    Edited by Rosalind Greenstein and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz

    This collection of essays examines underutilized, abandoned, and vacant urban land within political, economic, institutional, and policy contexts. In the volume’s three sections, the authors...

  10. Mega-Projects

    The Challenging Politics of Urban Public Investment
    Books
    April 2003
    Alan Altshuler and David Luberoff

    Since the demise of urban renewal in the early 1970s, the politics of large-scale public investment in urban areas has received little scholarly attention. This book examines the forces that gave...

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