Books - Urbanism

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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems Principles and Practices by Peter Newman and Isabella Jennings (donation from Jannie Biernat)

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs. (2 copies) From Wikipedia: A greatly influential book on the subject of urban planning in the 20th century. First published in 1961, the book is a critique of modernist planning policies claimed by Jacobs to be destroying many existing inner-city communities.


Driving and the Built Environment Transportation Research Board Special Report 298

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From Eco-Cities to Living Machines by Nancy Jack Todd and John Todd

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The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation by Steven W. Semes

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World by Ross Chapin.

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Tight Urbanism by Daniel Toole


Transportation In A Climate-Constrained World by Andreas Schafer, John Heywood, Henry Jacoby and Ian Waltz

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Waiting for Gautreaux: A Story of Segregation, Housing, and the Black Ghetto by Alexander Polikoff