My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dittmar's experience in working for better cities for people.
Vallejo, California is a great case study in what makes a good city — social offerings, aesthetics, and open access to nature.
A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.
When it comes to the future of our cities, the secret to urban revival lies in our past. Stephanie Meeks and Kevin C. Murphy's, ...
In honor of National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day, Island Press is celebrating the power and the freedom of cycling.
Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?
We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?
Before we can create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we need to understand what naturally happens when people congregate in cities.
Our first nest of the day is a little farther out from town than most, and on a large lot next to an equestrian training center. To us, the immediate habitat looks more suitable for a red-tailed hawk than a red-shouldered hawk, but we’re not hawks,...
The considerable social, economic, and environmental costs of suburban sprawl have been widely reported, but suburbs hold new potential for the 21st century. As ground zero for some of the most disruptive changes stemming from accelerating wealth...