The Paris-Lexington Road
Community-Based Planning And Context Sensitive Highway Design

Located in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region, the "Paris Pike" is a scenic, twelve-mile corridor running between Lexington and Paris. Beginning in 1969, the state of Kentucky sought to widen the road in order to improve...

96 pages
8.5 x 10

Alternative Futures for Changing Landscapes
The Upper San Pedro River Basin In Arizona And Sonora

Leading landscape architect and planner Carl Steinitz has developed an innovative GIS-based simulation modeling strategy that considers the demographic, economic, physical, and environmental processes of an area and projects the consequences...

200 pages
11 x 8.5

Conservation in the Internet Age
Threats And Opportunities

Edited by James N. Levitt; Foreword by Tom Vilsack

Since the earliest days of our nation, new communications and transportation networks have enabled vast changes in how and where Americans live and work. Transcontinental railroads and telegraphs helped to open the West; mass media and...

300 pages
6 x 9

Ecology and Design
Frameworks For Learning

Edited by Bart Johnson and Kristina Hill; Foreword by Robert Melnick

Professionals, faculty, and students are aware of the pressing need to integrate ecological principles into environmental design and planning education, but few materials exist to facilitate that development.

Ecology and Design addresses...

560 pages
6 x 9

Trails for the Twenty-First Century
Planning, Design, and Management Manual for Multi-Use Trails

Communities across the country are working to convert unused railway and canal corridors into trails for pedestrians, cyclists, horseback riders, and others, serving the needs of both recreationists and commuters alike. These multi-use trails...

232 pages
11 x 8.5

The Regional City

Most Americans today do not live in discrete cities and towns, but rather in an aggregation of cities and suburbs that forms one basic economic, multi-cultural, environmental and civic entity. These “regional cities” have the...

328 pages
8.5 x 10
328 photos and illustrations

Planning for a New Century
The Regional Agenda

Across the United States, issues such as sustainability, smart growth, and livable communities are making headlines. Planning for a New Century brings together leading thinkers in the fields of planning, urban design, education, welfare,...

232 pages
6 x 9

Protecting the Land
Conservation Easements Past, Present, and Future

Edited by Julie Ann Gustanski and Roderick Squires; Foreword by Jean Hocker

A conservation easement is a legal agreement between a property owner and a conservation organization, generally a private nonprofit land trust, that restricts the type and amount of development that can be undertaken on that property....

450 pages
6 x 9

Designing Sustainable Communities
Learning From Village Homes

Michael Corbett and Judy Corbett; Foreword by Robert L. Thayer

The movement toward creating more sustainable communities has been growing for decades, and in recent years has gained new prominence with the increasing visibility of planning approaches such as the New Urbanism. Yet there are few examples of...

254 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

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