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  1. Urban Expansion in a Global Sample of Cities, 1990 – 2014

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Alejandro M. Blei, Shlomo Angel, Daniel L. Civco, Nicolás Galarza, Achilles Kallergis, Patrick Lamson-Hall, Yang Liu, and Jason Parent

    Using a 200-city sample that was carefully selected to represent the universe of 4,231 cities in in 2010, we generated measures of cities’ areas and populations at three points in time over a...

  2. The State of the Streets

    New Findings from the Atlas of Urban Expansion – 2016 Edition
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Patrick Lamson-Hall, Shlomo Angel, and Yang Liu

    Relatively little is known about the spatial organization of streets and roads in the world’s cities, the differences that exist across cities, or the differences that have emerged within...

  3. Housing Affordability in a Global Perspective

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Achilles Kallergis, Shlomo Angel, Yang Liu, Alejandro M. Blei, Nicolás Galarza, and Patrick Lamson-Hall

    This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...

  4. Nature and Cities

    The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning
    Libros
    Noviembre 2016
    Edited by Frederick R. Steiner, George F. Thompson, and Armando Carbonell

    Note: If you are ordering multiple copies of this book, please contact our warehouse by email at lincolnorders@pssc.com or by phone at 877-526-3257 for a shipping quote. “In their new book,...

  5. Planeta de ciudades

    Libros
    Junio 2015

    Planeta de ciudades (Planet of Cities) and its companion, the Atlas of Urban Expansion (only available in English), develop a science of global cities to prepare for the coming expansion of the...

  6. Conservation Catalysts

    The Academy as Nature’s Agent
    Libros
    Noviembre 2014
    Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley

    Twenty-first-century conservationists are contending with biodiversity loss on an unprecedented scale, compounded by the interrelated threat of climate change. These global challenges call for first-...

  7. Planet of Cities

    Libros
    Septiembre 2012

    Nearly 4,000 cities on our planet today have populations of 100,000 people or more. We know their names, locations, and approximate populations from maps and other data sources, but there is little...

  8. Atlas of Urban Expansion

    Libros
    Junio 2012
    Shlomo Angel, Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    Note: This volume is currently out of stock and an updated edition is now available in two volumes — Atlas of Urban Expansion—2016 Edition, Volume 1: Areas and Densities and Atlas of...

  9. Resilient Coastal City Regions

    Planning for Climate Change in the United States and Australia
    Libros
    Marzo 2012
    Edited by Edward J. Blakely and Armando Carbonell

    The importance of dealing with potentially severe climate impacts is becoming increasingly clear. In recent years, we have seen a number of extreme temperature and precipitation events, with climate...

  10. Climate Change and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2011
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Developing policies that will keep climate change in check has become a global priority, as increasing greenhouse gas emissions contribute to extreme weather patterns. If these emissions remain...

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