eReports

Important contributions on selected topics, based on presentations given at International Making Cities Livable Conferences (1985 - present). Categories include Architecture, City Case Studies, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Public Health, Social Life in the City, Sustainability, Transportation Planning, Urban Design

#103 Respecting the DNA of the City

Number of presentations – 6, including:

A Living Laboratory for Studying Italian Hilltowns(Paper and Slides)
David M. Boyd, Seattle, WA, USA

From Heritage to Living Language: Learning from Historical Settlements (Paper) 
Jacopo Benedetti, Rome, ITALY 

Challenging the Coded Dimension of Urban Form: Interventions of the Kuwaiti Building Code on Urban Form Performance(Paper and Slides)
Saud AlKhaled, Tempe, AZ, USA

$65.00
$65.00

#98. Design Matters

Number of presentations - 7

Caring for Our Common Home, (Paper, Slides & Video) Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Portland, OR, USA

Design Matters, (Slides & Video)  Ferdinand S. Johns, Oak Harbor, WA, USA
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How Can One Regenerate A Degraded District?, (Paper, Slides & Video) Ettore Maria Mazzola, Rome, ITALY

$70.00
$70.00

#97 Urban Regeneration

Number of presentations – 6, including:

Achieving Healthier Cities Through Regeneration of Abandoned Monumental Buildings    (Paper and Slides)
Pier Francesco Cherchi, Professor, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, ITALY.

A Green Approach of Reducing and Eliminating Private Property Abandonment    (Paper and Slides)
Rex LaMore, Professor, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA.

Rapid Neighborhood Regeneration and the Challenges of Inclusion    (Paper and Slides)
Scott Sernau, Professor of Sociology, University of Indiana, South Bend, IN, USA.

$60.00
$60.00

#96 New Urban Neighborhoods

Number of presentations – 5, including:

Redesigning a Dysfunctional Neighborhood to be Healthy    (Paper, Slides, and Video)
Ettore Mazzola, Architect & Urbanist, Professor, University of Notre Dame, Rome, ITALY.

Poundbury, a Sustainable New Urban Settlement    (Slides and Video)
Simon Conibear, Development Manager, Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury, UK.

HAB Housing    (Slides and Video)
Kevin McCloud, MBE, HAB Housing, Bristol, UK 

$40.00
$40.00

#89 Defining Livable Cities

Number of presentations – 11, including:

Remembering Henry Lennard. A Lesson from Venice    (Video)
Edoardo Salzano, Emeritus Professor & Dean of Urban Planner, Venice University, Former Assessori di Urbanistica, Venice, ITALY

Principles for Achieving Green, Healthy Cities    (Paper, Slides, and Video)
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable Conference, Portland, OR 

Making Bristol Green and Healthy for All    (Slides and Video)
Mayor George Ferguson, CBE, PRIBA, RWA, City of Bristol, UK

$80.00
$80.00

#86 Building a Healthy City and Suburb

Number of presentations – 10, including:
 

Building a Healthy City Center: Carmel, IN  (Slides)
James Brainard, Mayor, Carmel, IN, USA    

Connecting Inner Queretaro  (Paper and Slides)
Ruben Garnica-Monroy, Professor, Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus ITESM, Queretaro, MEXICO

Scotts Run Station – Suburban Transformation in Tysons Corner, Virginia   (Slides)
Merrill St. Leger, Principal, and Sven Shockey, Principal, SmithGroupJJR, Washington, DC, USA   

$80.00
$80.00

#73 Healthy Planning & Urban Design: International Perspectives

Number of presentations - 11 - including:

Urban Regeneration of a Suburban District: Corviale, Rome (Paper and Slides)
Ettore Maria Mazzola, Professor of Traditional Urbanism, Architecture & Building Techniques, The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, Rome, ITALY

Mixed-Income Housing within a TOD (Paper and Slides)
Jason Graf, ASLA, Crandall Arambula, Portland, OR, USA

Eco-TOD: Creating Sustainable Transit Villages (Paper and Slides)
James Hencke, ASLA, LEED AP, PB’s PlaceMaking Group, Portland, OR, USA

$80.00
$80.00

#63 Nature and the Sustainable City

Nature and the Sustainable City

Number of papers - 5, including:
 

Local Food Networks as a Source of Place-Based Community
Jody Beck, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Landscape Architecture, Lincoln
University, Christchurch, NZ

Urban agriculture in Detroit
Joongsub Kim, PhD, AIA, AICP, Professor, Lawrence Technological University,
Birmingham, MI

$40.00
$40.00

#62 Children And Nature

Children And Nature

Number of papers - 9, including:
 

Why Children Need Nature
Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D., Tweedy/Ordway Professor of Social Ecology, Co- Director of the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Designing for Play in Nature
Robin C. Moore, Director, Natural Learning Institute, Prof of Landscape Architecture, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

$70.00
$70.00

#58 Health and the Built Environment

Health and the Built Environment

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

The Challenge
Suzanne Crowhurst Lennard, Director, IMCL Council, Portland, OR

Codes Red, White and Blue
Richard J. Jackson, MD MPH, Professor, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA.

Social Life, Health and the Built Environment
Suzanne Crowhurst Lennard, Director, IMCL Council, Portland, OR

$80.00
$80.00

#55 Planning the Healthy City

Planning the Healthy City

Number of papers - 12, including:
 

The Healthy Communities Agenda: How We Can Work Together
Richard J. Jackson, Professor & Chair, Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health

Fighting Obesity with Patterns of Place-Making: the SLIM DOWNtown Project in Manhattan, KS
Susanne Siepl-Coates, Dept. of Architecture, Kansas State University

$85.00
$85.00

#52 Health & the Built Environment

Health & the Built Environment

Number of papers - 8, including:
 

Active Living Enabled by Outdoor Environments
Lamine Mahdjoubi, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

A New Mixed Use Project in “The Hometown Plan” of South Miami, FL
Jason Chandler, Florida International University

Creating a Successful Mixed Use Livable Community: Columbus Center in Boston Proper
David Hancock, Principal, CBT Architects, Boston, MA

$60.00
$60.00

#51 New & Traditional Designs for Mixed Use

New & Traditional Designs for Mixed Use

Number of papers - 10, including:
 

Strategies of Urban Renaissance: the Mixed Use Neighborhood
Gabriele Tagliaventi, University of Ferrara, Italy

A New Mixed Use Project in “The Hometown Plan” of South Miami, FL
Jason Chandler, Florida International University

Creating a Successful Mixed Use Livable Community: Columbus Center in Boston Proper
David Hancock, Principal, CBT Architects, Boston, MA

$75.00
$75.00

#48 Social & Physical Health & the Built Environment

Social & Physical Health & the Built Environment

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

If Walls Could Talk
Theodore R. Sarbin, Professor of Psychology & Criminology, (Em.) University of California, Santa Cruz

Healthy Environments for Social Development
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, Carmel, CA

Creating Alternatives to the Consumer Landscape
Andy Kirby, Graduate Center of the City University of New York

$80.00
$80.00

#44 The Healthy Community & the Built Environment

The Healthy Community & the Built Environment

Number of papers - 5, including:

Built Environment & Physical and Mental Health
Henry L. Lennard & Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, IMCL Council, Carmel, CA, USA

Health, Urban Design & Public Policy
Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, College of Social Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; and Jodi Summers Holtrop, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; and Sissi P. Bruch, Landscape Architecture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

$40.00
$40.00

#43 Traditional Town Planning & Architecture

Traditional Town Planning & Architecture

Number of papers - 10, including:
 

The Case for Traditional Architecture & Urbanism
Michael Lykoudis, Dean, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, IN

Lessons from Georgian Urbanism
Richard Economakis, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, IN

Strategies of Urban Renaissance: The Mixed-Use Neighborhood
Gabriele Tagliaventi, University of Ferrara, ITALY

$80.00
$80.00

#41 Reconstructing Urban Neighborhoods

Reconstructing Urban Neighborhoods

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

Redeveloping High Crime Residential Districts
Daniel L. Faoro, Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Art, & Design, and Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI

Developing a College & Its Neighborhood: Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, FL
Tom Martineau, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL

Mixed Use: Reshaping the Suburbs
Frank Hyde, Sandy & Babcock International

$80.00
$80.00

#40 Educational Models for the Livable City

Educational Models for the Livable City

Number of papers - 10, including:
 

Reading the City: an approach to teaching urbanism in architectural education
Madlen Simon, Kansas State University

Teaching Space: The Place of Urban Space in Architectural Education
Melissa Weese Goodill, University of Maryland

Learning from Learning: Teaching Urbanism in an Era of Sprawl
Gretchen Schneider, University of Kentucky

$70.00
$70.00

#35 Models of Urban Design & Architecture: Critical Appraisals

Models of Urban Design & Architecture: Critical Appraisals

Number of papers - 8, including:
 

Corporate Control of Urban Development: Bypassing National Boundaries
Derek Drummond, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

A Quest for Origins: Old World precedent for American architects and urbanists
John Henry, Orlando, FL, USA

Three Typologies of the Traditional City
Michael Lykoudis, Notre Dame, IN, USA

$60.00
$60.00

#34 Urban Space & Form: Cultural Patterns

Urban Space & Form: Cultural Patterns

Number of papers - 12, including:
 

Traditional Courtyard Houses of Mexico City: a Comparative Analysis of Contemporary Utilization of Space
Jack Dunne, University of Liverpool, UK

Towers of Tuscany
Kingsbury Marzolf, Architect, Chicago, IL

The Public Space & the Monuments of the City
Peter Webber, Sydney, Australia

Two Colonial Cities – A World Apart?
Deirdre J. Hardy, Miami, FL, USA

$80.00
$80.00

#33 Creating Livable Downtowns

Creating Livable Downtowns

Number of papers - 13, including:
 

Pedals & Palaver Parks
Joe E. Martignago, Kamloops, BC

The Curse of the Colonnade: A Case Study of Georgian Bath
Bruce Yoell, Bath, UK

Creating Livable Downtowns: Paseo Colorado, California
Stanton Eckstut, New York, NY, USA

Strategic Redevelopment Plan, Madison, WI
Ed Freer, Madison, WI, USA

$85.00
$85.00

#30 Making Cities Livable for Children

Making Cities Livable for Children

Number of papers - 14, including:
 

Urban Design & Children in the City
Henry L. Lennard and Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

The “Our Town” Project. Urban Design and Classroom Practice
Claire B. Gallagher

Effects of the Built Environment on Children
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard  and Henry L. Lennard

Areas of Experience for Children on Rivers
Heinz Patt

$80.00
$80.00

#27 New Urbanism

New Urbanism

Number of papers - 8, including:
 

Transnational Synergies in Urban Globalization. The New Urbanism & Informal Urbanism
Hector Fernando Burga, Architect, Washington DC

The New Urbanism-Public Transit Linkage
David O. Rafter, AICP, Professor, Urban & Regional Studies Institute, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN

An Honest to Goodness Town
John C. Henry, AIA, Architect, Orlando, FL

$65.00
$65.00

#26 Historic Cities in the Middle East

Historic Cities in the Middle East

Number of papers - 5, including:
 

Istanbul: A City in Transformation: Continuity and Tradition to Integrate with Innovation and Change
Alysen Akpinar

Revitalization of the Historic Core of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Abdulgader Amir

Historic Architecture Surviving in the Midst of a Boom Development
Paul Gabriel

Pedestrianisation and the Quality of Public Open Spaces in the City Centre of Alexandria, Egypt
Hassan Abdel-Salam

$55.00
$55.00

#25 Historic Cities in Transformation

Historic Cities in Transformation

Number of papers - 12, including:

 

Heritage and Development: Implications for the Planning and Management of Historic Cities
June D. Komisar, University of Michigan

Reshaping Growth in Arvada: Redeveloping and Revitalizing its Historic Urban Center
Gordon Reusink, City of Arvada, CO

Redesigning the Historic Center Area
Evawani Ellisa, The University of Indonesia

$75.00
$75.00

#24 Sense of Place

Sense of Place

Number of papers - 7, including:

 

The Preservation of Social Landmarks
Jean Gath

Architecture & Context: A Collaboration in Time & Place
Nate Krug

Memorable Streets
Zhalid Z. Imam & John L. Motloch

Streetscape Design Projects: A Sense of Place
Ronald Schmitt

Rittenhouse Square: A Model of Place-Making
Elizabeth C. Masters

$60.00
$60.00

#20 Urban Identity

Urban Identity

Number of papers - 8, including:

 
From Park to Town through the Folk Architecture of Cobble Stone – the Case of Medicine Park, OK
Eren Erdener, Ph.D., College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
 
Santa Barbara (A Seventy Year Effort in Community Design)
David Davis, Community Development & Planning Director, Santa Barbara, CA
 

$60.00
$60.00

#18 City Design & Social Pathology

City Design & Social Pathology

Number of papers - 10, including:

 
Architecture, City Design, and Social Pathology
Henry L. Lennard
 
Urban Policies and Social Pathologies
Frederick H. Meyers, MD
 
The City Who is Whole
Andrew Levitt
 
Safer City Centers for Women
Taner Oc
 

$60.00
$60.00

#17 Teaching the Livable City

Teaching the Livable City

Number of papers - 6, including:

 
Teaching the City: A Model for Architectural Education
Matthew J. Bell and Brian P. Kelly
 
Neo-traditional Housing in Traditional Cities
Peter Keyes and Maria Christina Gurucharri
 
Urban Architecture of Limits: Responsive Incremental Development
M. Quale, R. Walkey and W. W. Wood
 

$40.00
$40.00

#12 Urban Growth Controls

Urban Growth Controls

Number of papers - 8, including:

 
Meeting the Challenge of Growth Management
Norris V. Bacho
 
Santa Barbara's Growth Management: Reaching Consensus Through Public Participation
David D. Davis, Terilynn Langsev, and Kelly Knappe
 
Sustainable Development: Existing in Harmony with the Environment
Jim Ryan
 

$60.00
$60.00

#5 Community Participation

Community Participation

Number of papers - 11, including:

The Evolution of Community Participation                   
Gianni Longo

Chattanooga Venture
Jim Hassinger

Only People can Build Community                   
John F.C. Turner

Community Architecture         
Rod Hackney

$60.00
$60.00

#4 Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Number of papers - 8, including:

Creating Affordable Housing
Jaques Kaswan, President, Urban Alternatives

Housing Low-Income Persons Through Use of Existing Housing Stock
Susan M. Vanhorenbeck

Charleston’s Scattered Site Infill Housing
Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

The Origins of Scattered Site Housing
James B. Hogan

Affordable Housing Through Community Architecture
Rod Hackney

$40.00
$40.00

#1 Urban Architecture

Urban Architecture

Number of papers - 11, including:

Architecture as a Social Art,
Wolf Von Eckardt

Appropriate Architecture,
Rod Hackney

The DNA of a Healthy City,
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard and Henry L. Lennard

Appropriate Urban Architecture,
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

Town Architecture, 
Donna Dunay

$60.00
$60.00