The Academy as Nature’s AgentLibrosNoviembre 2014Edited 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-...
Lessons Learned in the FieldDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2014Eric J. Roberts
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Sonoran Institute, and the Consensus Building Institute jointly researched several exploratory scenario planning processes to identify and compile lessons...
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2014Robert Hickey, Lisa Sturtevant, and Emily Thaden
Inclusionary housing policies are local land use policies that link approvals for market-rate housing to the creation of affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households. The primary goals of...
Davis Square, SomervilleVideos y multimediaJunio 2014
Julie Campoli, author of Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, shows how Davis Square in Somerville, Mass. has all the essential ingredients of a well-designed, walkable neighborhoods.
Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal RegionsEnfoques en políticas de sueloAbril 2014Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff
When Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012, it brought much of the New York–New Jersey–Connecticut metropolitan area to a standstill. It flooded key arteries in and out of New...
Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess EntitlementsEnfoques en políticas de sueloEnero 2014Jim Holway, Don Elliott, and Anna Trentadue
In the U.S. Intermountain West, the real estate boom and bust of the 2000s left many residential development projects incomplete. Across many of the region’s counties, the rate of vacant...
People and Nature in the 21st-Century CityLibrosOctubre 2006Edited 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...
Confronting Decline in an American CityVideos y multimediaSeptiembre 2006
Many American cities have experienced a persistent crisis of urban decline and the erosion of inner suburbs. Why does this happen? What are the consequences for residents? Can the decline be halted...
Investing In Your Community's Economic HealthEnfoques en políticas de sueloFebrero 1998John 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...