Equitably Developing America's Smaller Legacy Cities
“Every municipal leader in the country should engage with this guide and be bold in their efforts to revitalize their communities in a post-COVID era.”Akilah Watkins, President and CEO, Center for Community Progress
Design with Nature Now
"This collection of essays and projects should inspire any environmental policymaker, planner, or landscape architect to forge broader coalitions and act regionally and globally to save our fragile ecosystems and protect the future of humanity."Best Books of 2019, The DIRT, American Society of Landscape ArchitectsYellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative. Animal crossing overpass, Banff National Park, Alberta. Photo © Paul Zizka
"It’s like looking at Google Earth with someone very, very smart sitting next to you doing the play by play."Bill McKibben, Author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?Photograph by Alex MacLean, Landslides Aerial Photography
Made for Walking
"An abundance of books champion the cause of compact form. But one is hard-pressed to ferret out a better effort at distilling its essentials than Made for Walking."Martin Zimmerman, Urban Land InstitutePhotograph by Julie Campoli
Planet of Cities
“Angel makes a solid argument that the ‘making room’ paradigm is a much more realistic way of dealing with urbanization than building new city walls, particularly in developing countries.”The Economist
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Land Lines Magazine
Connecting the dots between our expertise and major global challenges, our free magazine shows why land policy matters. Land Lines is available as a print quarterly and digital monthly.
"I know that there has been a quantum leap in the visibility of my work on TIF in the period since the PFR came out. I am very grateful for the opportunity that Lincoln has given me to increase the visibility and potential influence of my work."David Merriman, University of Illinois at Chicago
Rita Missal-FullontonUnited Nations Development ProgrammeWe have learned enormously from this book and have used it on a regular basis to assist the countries affected by disasters.
Martin PillsburyMetropolitan Area Planning CouncilAs a graduate of the UPenn Regional Planning program who studied there during Ian McHarg’s latter days at Penn, I was thrilled that Lincoln Institute collaborated on ‘Design With Nature 2.0’ or the ‘Environmental Planners Bible 2.0.’
The Lincoln Institute’s quarterly magazine draws on our research to explore land-based solutions to global social, economic, and environmental problems.
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