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Urban renewal [Book Review] Resilient cities: Responding to peak oil and climate change
(Alternatives Inc., 2010)
Review of the book "Resilient cities: Responding to peak oil and climate change" by Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009).
The challenges in implementing a smart growth agenda: The BC Sprawl Report 2004
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2005)
This article summarizes the authors' BC Sprawl Report 2004. It discusses some of the methodological difficulties encountered and controversies generated by the report. Learning from these, the authors suggest ways of ...
Are our modern cities doomed?: [Book Review] Limits of the city
(Toronto Star, 1986-10-18)
Don Alexander reviews "Limits of the city" by Murray Bookchin (Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1986).
[Book Review] Resilient cities: Responding to peak oil and climate change & Cities as sustainable ecosystems: Principles and practices
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2009-12)
Book review of "Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change" by Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009) and "Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and ...
[Pre-print] Urban environmental degradation: Causes and solutions
(Nova Science Publishers, 2016)
This chapter summarizes the nature of urban environmental degradation, and its ideological and institutional roots. These have to do with the often pro-development orientation of municipal councils, the dependence of ...
Smart growth in Canada: Implementation of a planning concept
(Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation / Société canadienne d’hypothèques et de logement, 2005-08)
Recently, a broad consensus has emerged concerning the growth and development of Canadian cities: our cities, as they have grown over the last 60 years, are contributing significantly to global and regional environmental ...
Urban amnesia: The fate of Habitat '76
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2011)
Thirty-five years ago, an event occurred in Vancouver that would change the face of urban policy worldwide. The conference was Habitat '76, usually known as Habitat I. Habitat I was actually two conferences. The first ...
Habitat '76 thirty-five years on
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2011)
Thirty-five years ago, an event occurred in Vancouver that would change the face of urban policy worldwide, and yet most planners know little about it. Until recently, I would count myself amongst them. The conference ...
[Post-print] The rise of modernism and the decline of place: The case of Surrey City Centre, Canada
(Alternatives, Inc., 2005)
This paper reviews the ideology of modernism in a North American context and discusses how its various attributes are embodied in the Surrey City Centre development in the Greater Vancouver area of British Columbia, Canada. ...