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  • Lasting Value

    Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes, 1st Edition

    By Rick Pruetz

    Americans are committing 'country-cide', says Rick Pruetz, FAICP, converting farms into suburban yards and channeling streams that once provided flood control, water purification, habitats, and recreational opportunities. But rather than rail against overdevelopment, this book celebrates…

    Paperback – 2012-02-24

  • Neighbors and Neighborhoods

    Elements of Successful Community Design, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Brower

    How does the design of a neighborhood affect the people who live there? In this thoughtful, engaging book, the author explains how a neighborhood’s design lays the groundwork for the social relationships that make it a community. Blending social science with personal interviews, …

    Paperback – 2012-01-20

  • Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F. Hamm

    Community visioning is key in helping local public officials and community leaders create a flourishing future for their cities, and is essential for the effective planning and implementation of these strategies.  Visioning involves collaborative goal setting to motivate actions – of planners,…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Recording, Documentation and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Letellier, Rand Eppich

    This two volume guide provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and guidelines for documenting cultural heritage places. It seeks to aid heritage managers and decision makers in understanding their roles and responsibilities inn this essential activity. Volume 1 (Guiding…

    Hardback – 2011-09-15

  • Evaluation for Participation and Sustainability in Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Hull, E.R. Alexander, Abdul Khakee, Johan Woltjer

    Planning evaluation is required to establish the success of planning interventions – both of physical developments and new approaches. Yet this should not be a task undertaken purely by professionals without participation by those affected by the process and outcomes of the projects. This book…

    Paperback – 2011-06-21

  • The Placemaker's Guide to Building Community

    1st Edition

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    From the author of Small Change comes this engaging guide to placemaking, packed with practical skills and tools that architects, planners, urban designers and other built environment specialists need in order to engage effectively with development work in any context. Drawing on four decades of…

    Paperback – 2010-04-23
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Creative Community Planning

    Transformative Engagement Methods for Working at the Edge, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sarkissian, Dianna Hurford, Christine Wenman

    Creative Community Planning provides clear access to emerging innovations in artistic, narrative, embodied and technological methods. Reflecting on the wide continuum of participatory practice, the authors explore the frontiers of community engagement within a fresh sustainability framework.…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • The New Spatial Planning

    Territorial Management with Soft Spaces and Fuzzy Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger, David Counsell, Geoff Vigar

    Spatial planning, strongly advocated by government and the profession, is intended to be more holistic, more strategic, more inclusive, more integrative and more attuned to sustainable development than previous approaches. In what the authors refer to as the New Spatial Planning, there is…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12

  • SpeakOut

    The Step-by-Step Guide to SpeakOuts and Community Workshops, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sarkissian, Wiwik Bunjamin-Mau

    Finding specific advice on inclusive processes for engaging a community in a planning or design process can be a daunting undertaking. The latest offering in the Tools for Community Planning Series is the product of nearly two decades of successful practice by internationally acclaimed community…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Kitchen Table Sustainability

    Practical Recipes for Community Engagement with Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sarkissian, with Nancy Hofer, Yollana Shore, Steph Vajda, Cathy Wilkinson

    Kitchen Table Sustainability offers a unique view of sustainability through the lens of community engagement. It takes sustainability out of the ivory towers of universities, government departments and planners to the kitchen tables of the world. This practical guide distils decades of wisdom from…

    Paperback – 2008-11-10
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • The Community Planning Event Manual

    How to use Collaborative Planning and Urban Design Events to Improve your Environment, 1st Edition

    By Nick Wates, John Thompson

    Want to improve your village? Your town? Your city? A community planning event may be just what you have been waiting for. All over the world people are organizing dynamic collaborative events to improve their surroundings. For a few intensive days, everyone concerned gets an opportunity to have…

    Paperback – 2008-08-01
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Planning and Decentralization

    Contested Spaces for Public Action in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria A. Beard, Faranak Miraftab, Christopher Silver

    The first in-depth study of the impact of economic and political decentralization on planning practice in developing economies, this innovative volume, using original case study research by leading experts drawn from diverse fields of inquiry, from planning to urban studies, geography and economics…

    Paperback – 2008-06-04

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