Keyword: urban planning

    The Great Neighborhood Book

    The Great Neighborhood Book

    A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Placemaking

    Abandoned lots and litter-strewn pathways, or rows of green beans and pockets of wildflowers? Graffiti-marked walls and desolate bus stops, or shady refuges and comfortable seating? What transforms a dingy, inhospitable area into a dynamic gathering …

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    Better NOT Bigger

    Better NOT Bigger

    How to Take Control of Urban Growth and Improve your Community

    Contrary to accepted wisdom, rapid urban growth can leave communities permanently scarred, deeply in debt, with unaffordable housing, a lost sense of community, and sacrificed environmental quality.

    In Better NOT Bigger, Fodor explodes the …

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    EcoCities

    EcoCities

    Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature (Revised Edition)

    Most of the world's population now lives in cities. So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and peak oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention.

    EcoCities is about re-building cities and towns based on …

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    The Key to Sustainable Cities

    The Key to Sustainable Cities

    Meeting Human Needs, Transforming Community Systems

    Most of the world's population now lives in cities, but despite wide agreement on the core values of sustainable societies, municipalities are so busy solving current problems they don't have the time or resources to plan effective action for …

    related subjects: Conscious Community