John  Randolph

John Randolph

John Randolph is Professor of Environmental Planning and former Director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. He has received the William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning, and is coauthor of Energy for Sustainability (Island Press 2008). He has written 140 publications and conference papers and has directed or codirected nineteen sponsored research projects totaling more than a million dollars in grants and contracts since 1990.

Environmental Land Use Planning and Management

Second Edition

Since the first publication of this landmark textbook in 2004, it has received high praise for its clear, comprehensive, and practical approach.  The second edition continues to offer a unique framework for teaching and learning interdisciplinary...

Environmental Regulations and Housing Costs

Environmental Regulations and Housing Costs

Many communities across the nation still lack affordable housing. And many officials continue to claim that “affordable housing” is an oxymoron. Building inexpensively is impossible, they say, because there are too many regulations. Required...

Energy for Sustainability by John Randolph and Gilbert M. Masters | An Island Press book

Energy for Sustainability

Technology, Planning, Policy

Energy for Sustainability is the first undergraduate textbook on renewable energy and energy efficiency with a unique focus on the community scale. Written by two of the foremost experts in the field, it is a pedagogically complete...