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#ForewordFriday: Without Effort Edition

This week's selection for #forewordFriday comes from Charles R. Wolfe's new E-ssential, Urbanism Without Effort. In this beautifully illustrated E-ssential, Charles Wolfe explores the idea that to create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we must first understand "what happens naturally when people congregate in cities— innate, unprompted interactions of urban dwellers with each other and their surrounding urban and physical environment.” Wolfe draws upon his professional experiences as a land use and environmental lawyer, providing  compelling vignettes from everyday life to illustrate examples of these spontaneous and thriving urban communities. Enjoy!