Cities, Towns, Transport
A livable, sustainable human habitat.
What's the matter with sprawl?
by Meredith Dearborn, Lisa Kundratposted Jul 29, 2005
- This article outlines some downfalls of urban sprawl, from environmental to psychological effects.
Just, Green & Beautiful Cities
by Carl Anthonyposted Jun 03, 2005
- Carl Anthony on the regional equity movement, and making cities work.
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smithposted May 24, 2005
- Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
The New City Beautiful
by Francesca Lymanposted May 09, 2005
- Vancouver, Seattle, London, and Chicago are getting healthier and more beautiful through "green urbanism."
Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell
by Sarah van Gelderposted May 09, 2005
- Angela Glover Blackwell is founder and CEO of PolicyLink, a national organization working for economic and social equity. Her work has centered on revitalizing low-income communities and communities of color and public-interest law. She recently co-authored Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America (2002, WW Norton & Co).
Resource Guide for Just, Green, Beautiful Communities
by Lisa Kundratposted Apr 22, 2005
- Websites, books and organizations providing sustainable design tools, networks for change, resources for advancing equity, and improving schools.
by Shawn Rheaposted May 20, 2004
- the story of a grassroots effort to renew a post-industrial city. AC3T, Boggs Center, Detroit summer, Adamah, Grace Boggs, Cass Corridor Food Cooperative, Romanowski Park.
Breaking Down Buildings, Building Up a Neighborhood
by Holly Dresselposted Sep 30, 2002
- The suicide economy is all too ready to cast off used material, disadvantaged people, and troubled neighborhoods. These living economy entrepreneurs are turning throwaways into gold.
Warm, Dry, And Noble
by Andrea Deanposted Jun 30, 2002
- Samuel Mockbee founded Rural Studio, creating simple but inventive structures made of inexpensive, mostly salvaged or donated materials.
Curitiba: Story of a City
by Bill McKibbenposted Jun 30, 1999
- Curitiba, Brazil, is drawing attention around the world not for its beauty or cultural amenities but for its solutions to ecological and human problems that have left other cities in despair.
Resource Guide for Exuberant Cities
by Johanna Zetterberg, Mark Overbayposted Jun 30, 1999
- Resources for livable communities, walkable communities, and better public transport.
Dreams: The Making of Cities
by Peter Newmanposted Jun 30, 1999
- "A city should be a place of exuberance and exaltation of the human spirit, a place for celebration and public 'happenings', for rich and easy encounter, for relaxation and enjoyment." E.R.Wickham
Diverse, Green, Beautiful Cities: an interview with Carl Anthony
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Jun 30, 1999
- A multi-cultural coalition can lead the way to greener and more vibrant cities that work for all residents, says Carl Anthony in this interview with YES! executive editor, Sarah van Gelder.
Betting On the Green
by Carl Frankelposted Jun 30, 1997
- From the White House to Chicago and New York City, Carl Frankel seeks out green design.