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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...

Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly—and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, a failure to stem traffic congestion,...

From the CNU Climate Summit, a movement marrying a vision of livable communities to the necessities of a changing climate emerges.

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Three ways better building practices can reduce the risks of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

Island Press author Peter Calthorpe speaking at the CNU Climate Summit on the ways urban planners and designers can understand the real consequences of climate change across...

Everyone – regardless of background, disposition, or profession – can use their senses to explore and observe urban space. 

A new report sorts through the various emerging resilience standards from public- and private-sector groups.

Sit at the tables where people are deciding where the new school will go, whether to expand the bus stop or if a new business can drop itself into a neighborhood, and the first question that comes to mind is, “Where are all the people of color?”

A Changing Climate Means A Changing Society. The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, Supported By The Kresge Foundation And The JPB Foundation, Is Committed To A Greener, Fairer Future.​ This Post Was Originally Published On...

Walkability is a global movement. Every year walkability professionals come together at the international walking conference, Walk21. In October of this year for the first time the conference was...

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