The Academy as Nature’s AgentLibrosNoviembre 2014Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley
“We can gain encouragement from the coalition of groups that have rallied together to promote conservation and embrace connectivity: universities, environmental groups, land trusts, churches,...
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...
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
This report, spurred by aftermath of Hurrican Sandy, identifies a set of policies, regulations, and administrative practices that federal agencies can adopt to help coastal metropolitan regions...
Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess EntitlementsEnfoques en políticas de sueloEnero 2014Jim Holway, Don Elliott, and Anna Trentadue
Drawing on case studies, survey results, and data analyses of abandoned residential development projects in the U.S. Intermountain West, this report shows local leaders how to identify and overcome...
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...