New Apps Encourage Climate Positive DesignRevista Land LinesMarzo 2020By Rob Walker, March 24, 2020
A couple of years ago, landscape architect Pamela Conrad got curious about the climate impact of her work. How much carbon dioxide did her chosen materials release into the atmosphere? How much...
Revista Land LinesMarzo 2020By George W. McCarthy, March 18, 2020
Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Partners: The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life around the globe. We cannot begin to measure or predict the total impact, but it will be far-reaching. Following...
Five Tips for Successful Scenario PlanningRevista Land LinesMarzo 2020By Robert Goodspeed, March 11, 2020
What will the future look like, and how can your community best prepare for it? The first in-depth, book-length examination of scenario planning—a process that enables communities to create and...
Coachella Valley Pilots Regional Approach to Housing ShortageRevista Land LinesMarzo 2020By Emma Zehner, March 11, 2020
California’s Coachella Valley is known for its high-profile music festival and high-income resort communities — but it is a land of extremes, with 55 percent of households rent burdened....
Cities Seek Higher Payments in Lieu of Taxes from NonprofitsRevista Land LinesMarzo 2020By Liz Farmer, March 4, 2020
At a recent rally in front of Baltimore City Hall, activists sang, chanted, and otherwise voiced their view that the city’s major nonprofit institutions weren’t “paying their fair share” of property...
Episode 10: Plotting the Planet’s Future at World Urban Forum 10Revista Land LinesFebrero 2020By Anthony Flint, February 28, 2020
Financing urban infrastructure and promoting decent, affordable housing were both big topics at the United Nations global cities summit, the World Urban Forum, recently held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...
Reflections on the Legacy of Ian McHargRevista Land LinesFebrero 2020February 10, 2020
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Ian McHarg’s Design with Nature, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania's Stuart Weitzman School of Design to...
Lincoln Institute to Share Land Use Innovations at World Urban Forum 10Revista Land LinesFebrero 2020By Emma Zehner, February 5, 2020
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will lead conversations on land value capture, urban growth, and equitable cities at UN-Habitat's tenth World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi February 9 to 12, 2020.
Workshop Helps Western Communities Integrate Water and Land Use PlanningRevista Land LinesFebrero 2020By Katharine Wroth, February 4, 2020
During the last two decades, the population of Fort Collins, Colorado, expanded from 100,000 to 170,000. According to the city’s newly adopted comprehensive plan, that total is expected to swell to...
Episode 9: In Praise of Global AgreementsRevista Land LinesEnero 2020By Anthony Flint, January 31, 2020
The new year is a time to set goals for the future. But what happens when an entire planet tries to make a common pledge? Economist and Lincoln Institute President George W. “Mac”...