1st Edition

The Regeneration Imperative Revitalization of Built and Natural Assets

    182 Pages
    by CRC Press

    182 Pages 14 Color & 10 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book on urban regeneration takes an approach that captures the increasing urbanization of modern living in all parts of the world. Revitalization of built and natural surroundings needs to take place to achieve resilient environmental, social, and economic success. The book looks at proactive natural and built regeneration strategies to increase biocapacity as well as contribute to quality urbanism. Adapting and coping approaches found within big city success stories illustrate the challenges of modern urban living.

    Foreword: Anthony Cupido. Preface. The Regeneration Imperative in a Changing World. Example of green building plate. The Neighborhood’s Role in Realizing the Regeneration Imperative. Example of green building plate. Practicing Regeneration. Example of green building plate. Collaborative Problem Solving. Example of green building plate. Remedial Action Plans for Great Lakes Regeneration. Example of green building plate. Sustainable Brownfields Redevelopment: case study, Collingwood Harbour, Georgian Bay, Ontario. Example of green building plate. Monitoring and Measuring Urban Regeneration. Example of green building plate. Valuation and Job Outlook after Regeneration.


    William Humber is the author of eleven books. His most recent in 2009 is from Dundurn Press and was written in collaboration with his son, Darryl. It is entitled, Let It Snow: Keeping Canada’s Winter Sports Alive, and covers Canada’s winter sports heritage and the ways climate change threatens their survival. Humber’s other works include Freewheeling, an overview of bicycling in Canada, from Boston Mills Press in 1986 and another on the urban challenges of a GTA community, Bowmanville: A Small Town at the Edge, from Natural Heritage in 1997. Humber has written books on African Canadian history, as well as baseball and soccer with publishers including Oxford University Press, University of Toronto Press, and Lester and OrpenDennys. He is recognized as a leading authority on the history of baseball in Canada.