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Table of Contents Foreword: Mayor Richard M. Daley Foreword: Andres Duany Preface & Uses of this Book: The Precautionary Urgency of Sustainable Urbanism Acknowledgements PART I: THE CASE FOR SUSTAINABLE URBANISM CHAPTER 1: THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: WHERE WE ARE TODAY I. The American Lifestyle and the Wrong Course II. Pioneering Reforms: Setting the Stage for Sustainable Urbanism CHAPTER 2: THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: WHERE WE NEED TO GO III. The Tipping Point: Sustainable Urbanism and LEED?-Neighborhood Development? IV. Accelerating the Tipping Point: A Generation to Deliver Sustainable Urbanism PART II: IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABLE URBANISM Implementing Sustainable Urbanism CHAPTER 3: LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATION Leadership Talking Points for Sustainable Urbanism The Power of Paired Choices Implementation Agendas for Leaders CHAPTER 4: THE PROCESS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE URBANISM RFQ for a Sustainable Urban Planner ? Farr Associates and the Congress for New Urbanism Benchmarking Municipal Sustainability ? City of Santa Monica Documenting Community Preference in Form and Sustainability ? Christina Anderson Assessing Neighborhood Completeness ? Toledo SNAP Conducting a Charrette ? Bill Lennertz A Sustainable Urbanist Neighborhood Plan ? Toledo Snap Regulating Plan and Form-Based Code ? Christina Anderson Codes Covenants and Restrictions of Sustainable Urbanism ? Dan Sloan RFP for a Sustainable Urbanist Developer - City of Victoria, British Columbia PART III: EMERGING THRESHOLDS OF SUSTAINABLE URBANISM Introduction to Thresholds CHAPTER 5: INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH DENSITY Compact Development Patterns Illustrating Density ? John Ellis, Dhiru Thadani, and Martin Wachs Water and the Density Debate - Lynn Richards CHAPTER 6: SUSTAINABLE CORRIDORS The Integration of Transportation and Land Use The Corridor Diagram ? Leslie Oberholtzer Transit Supportive Land Use and Technology ? Shelley Poticha The Integration of Non-Human Migration and Habitats Biodiversity Corridors ? Rebecca Kihslinger, Jessica Wilkinson, James McElfish CHAPTER 7: SUSTAINABLE NEIGHBORHOODS Diagrams Neighborhood Diagrams ? Clarence Perry, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, and Leslie Oberholtzer Defined Neighborhood Definition ? Victor Dover Complete Neighborhood Completeness ? Eliot Allen Neighborhood Housing ? Todd Zimmerman, Laurie Volk Car-free Housing ? Doug Farr Neighborhood Retail ? Bob Gibbs Economic Benefits of Locally-Owned Stores ? Matt Cunningham Third Places ? Derived from the work of Professor Ray Oldenberg Healthy Neighborhoods ? Melanie Simmons and Kathy Baughman McLeod CDC Conference Connected Walkable Neighborhoods - Dan Burden Complete Streets - Fred Dock Universal Accessibility ? Eleanor Smith Predicting and Managing Travel Demand ? Jeff Tumlin Car Share - Jeff Tumlin CHAPTER 8: BIOPHILIA The Health and Environmental Benefits of Linking Humans to Nature Walk-to Open Space ? Carolee Kokola Public Darkness ? Nancy Clanton Neighborhood Stormwater Systems - Conservation Design Forum Neighborhood Food production - Lynn Peemoeller and Jim Slama Neighborhood Outdoor Wastewater Treatment ? Tom Ennis Neighborhood Indoor Wastewater Treatment ? Jonathan and John Todd CHAPTER 9: HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE Building Energy Efficiency ? Alan Chalifoux 2030 Architecture Challenge ? Ed Mazria High Performance Infrastructure ? Hillary Brown Large District Energy Systems ? Doug Newman, Robert Thornton, and John Kelly 2030 Planning Challenge ? Doug Farr PART IV: CASE STUDIES IN SUSTAINABLE URBANISM Introduction to Case studies CHAPTER 10: LESSONS LEARNED FROM SUSTAINABLE URBANISM I. BUILT INFILL BedZED: London, England Glenwood Park: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Holiday Neighborhood: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Christie Walk: Adelaide, Australia Newington: Sydney, Australia High Point: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. II. BUILT GREENFIELD Upton: Northampton, England Kronsberg: Hannover, Germany Loreto Bay: Baja California Sur, Mexico Civano: Tuscon, Arizona, U.S.A. Poundbury: Dorchester, England CHAPTER 11: STATE OF THE ART IN UNBUILT SUSTAINABLE URBANISM III. UNBUILT INFILL Dockside Green: Victoria, Canada Lloyd Crossing: Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Z-Squared: London, England New Railroad Square: Santa Rosa, California, U.S.A. Uptown Normal: Normal, Illinois, U.S.A. IV. UNBUILT GREENFIELD Dongtan: Shanghai, China Galisteo Basin Preserve: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. Pulelehua: Maui, Hawaii, U.S.A. Coyote Valley: San Jose, California, U.S.A. V. Scales of Intervention Epilogue: The Future After That: The Next 200 Years Select Contributor Acknowledgements Notes Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Urban ecology -- United States.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.