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  1. Open Space Conservation

    Investing In Your Community's Economic Health
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Febrero 1998
    John Tibbetts

    This report describes several techniques of delineating the economic value of open space, explaining their strengths and limitations. The report also analyzes the effectiveness, practicality, and...

  2. Risks and Rewards of Brownfield Redevelopment

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 1997
    James G. Wright

    Brownfields are abandoned or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination that may present direct...

  3. The New Urbanism

    Hope or Hype for American Communities?
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Noviembre 1996
    William Fulton

    Since the early 1980s, a group of planners, architects, and developers have been rebelling against “conventional” suburban development as practiced in the United States since the end of...

  4. On Borrowed Land

    Public Policies for Floodplains
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 1996
    Scott Faber

    Flooding is a natural hydrologic occurrence, but flood-related damage to property and the risks to human life are exacerbated by urban growth and other intensive development in floodplains. The...

  5. Alternatives to Sprawl

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Diciembre 1995
    Dwight Young

    Sprawl is not a recent phenomenon. There is general agreement that it began in the construction boom of the post-World War II years and really came into its own with the initiation of the Interstate...

  6. Managing Land as Ecosystem and Economy

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Noviembre 1995
    Edited by Alice E. Ingerson

    Environmentalists and resource users have banded together behind the common goal, or at least the common slogan, of “sustainable development.” What are the economic, political, and social...

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