Native to Nowhere
Sustaining Home And Community In A Global Age

Meaningful places offer a vital counterbalance to the forces of globalization and sameness that are overtaking our world, and are an essential element in the search for solutions to current sustainability challenges. In Native to Nowhere...

408 pages
6 x 9

The Architectural Pattern Book
A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods

Documents the revival of the traditional architectural pattern book as a means of implementing urban design. From the firm that produced The Urban Design Handbook comes a practical guide to developing and using pattern books—a tradition...

208 pages
8 x 10

Global City Blues

"This is a book about the making of cities and the buildings that compose them. It is about the conditions under which an architect engaged in those activities now works, how those conditions evolved and why they are changing. It is about...

272 pages
6 x 9

Green Urbanism
Learning From European Cities

As the need to confront unplanned growth increases, planners, policymakers, and citizens are scrambling for practical tools and examples of successful and workable approaches. Growth management initiatives are underway in the U.S. at all...

512 pages
6 x 9

Reshaping the Built Environment
Ecology, Ethics, and Economics

Edited by Charles J. Kibert; Foreword by Alex Wilson

Because of the profound effects of the built environment on the availability of natural resources for future generations, those involved with designing, creating, operating, renovating, and demolishing human structures have a vital role to play...

378 pages
6 x 9

Creating Successful Communities
A Guidebook To Growth Management Strategies

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Creating Successful Communities is a practical compendium of techniques for effective land use and growth management. It offers a framework for land-use decisionmaking and growth management: techniques for protecting key resources such as...

248 pages
8.5 x 11

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