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

#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

#93 Green and Blue in the Healthy City

Number of presentations – 7, including:

Ljubljana: 2016 European Green Capital    (Slides and Video)
Tjaša Ficko, Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

52 Everyday Walks – Developing an Outstanding, Continuous Green Urban Structure and a Contribution to Public Health    (Paper and Slides)
Torgeir Esig Soerensen, Head of Parks and Streets Department, City of Stavanger, NORWAY.

Blue Urban Life. How Waterscapes Contribute to a Better Living in Zurich    (Paper and Slides)
Ladina Koeppel Mouzinho, Projektleiterin, and Christine Bräm, Executive Director, Office of Parks and Open Spaces, City of Zurich, SWITZERLAND.

$70.00
$70.00

#90 Bicycling and Walking in the City

Number of presentations – 11, including:

Freiburg's Experience with Bicycle Planning   (Slides and Video)
Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Dr., former Freiburg Mayor and Governor, State of Süd-Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY.

Shared Space Street Design    (Slides and Video)
Ben Hamilton-Baillie, Urban Designer, Movement Specialist, Bristol, UK 

Shaping a Healthier Birmingham (AL) through Enhanced Connectivity    (Paper and Slides)
John Pittari, PhD, Professor, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

$80.00
$80.00

#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

#82 Reshaping Suburbia - Case Studies

Number of presentations - 16, including:
 

Creating Healthy Suburban Neighborhoods: Freiburg, Germany (Slides) Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, former Freiburg Mayor and Governor, State of Süd-Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY

Proposal for Urban Regeneration of the Suburb ZEN, Palermo, Italy (Paper and Slides) Ettore Maria Mazzola, Professor of Traditional Urbanism, Architecture and Building Techniques, The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, Rome, ITALY

$95.00
$95.00

#79 Community Involvement in Neighborhood Planning

Number of presentations - 10, including:
 

The HUD Choice Neighborhoods Program in Action (Slides and Paper) Adam Rosa, Senior Associate, Camiros, Ltd, Chicago, IL

City of Hamilton’s Neighborhood Action Strategy (Slides and Paper) Suzanne Brown, Manager, Neighbourhood Development Strategies, Hamilton, ON, CANADA

$80.00
$80.00

#78 Integrating Public Health and Planning

Number of presentations - 8, including:
 

Transforming Healthy Communities: Sonoma Health Action (Slides and Paper) Peter Rumble, Director of Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation, Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA

Healthy Toronto by Design: The Role of Public Health in Shaping a Healthy City (Slides and Paper) David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, CANADA

$70.00
$70.00

#76 Planning for Parks and Incidental Green Spaces

Number of presentations - 8, including:
 

Planning and Design of Sustainable Urban Parks: a Methodology and Two Case Studies in Vancouver and Melbourne (Paper and Slides) Patricia Rios Cabello, PhD student, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Querétaro, MEXICO

Partnerships and Park Design for Healthy Communities (Paper and Slides) Bianca Shulaker, Student (and Research Coordinator), University of Southern California (and The Trust for Public Land), San Mateo, CA

$70.00
$70.00

#71 Learning from Portland

Number of presentations - 6, including:
 

Building A Community―The Successes and the Failures (Paper)
George Crandall, FAIA, Crandall Arambula, Portland, OR, USA

The People/Nature Approach to Park System Planning (Paper and Slides)
Brett Horner, Asset Manager, Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR, USA

$50.00
$50.00

#70 Public Space & Social Life

Number of presentations - 6, including:
 

Health, Social Connectedness & the Built Environment (Paper and Slides)
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Director, International Making Cities Livable Council, Portland, OR, USA

Restoring Ecuador’s Historic Plazas for Social Integration (Paper and Slides)
Jacobo Herdoiza, Coordinator, The Urban Heritage Project, Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Quito, ECUADOR

$50.00
$50.00

#67 Healthy Mobility & Green Streets

Number of presentations - 8, including:
 

Health Impacts of an Active Transportation System (Paper and Slides)
Cindy Heath, GP RED, Plainfield, NH, USA

Expanding the Walkable Life from City, to Region, to State, to Nation (Paper and Slides)
Rick Phillips, Associate Vice President, HNTB Corporation, Concord, CA, USA

Learn the Building Blocks of Complete TOD Streets (Paper and Slides)
Jessie Maran, ASLA , Crandall Arambula, Portland, OR, USA

$80.00
$80.00

#66 Principles for Planning Healthy Communities

Number of presentations - 6, including:
 

America’s Second Language: Framing for Social Change (Slides)
Lawrence Wallack, Dean, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA

Designing Healthy Communities (Slides)
Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50.00
$50.00

#61 Healthy Transportation Planning and Livable Streets

Healthy Transportation Planning and Livable Streets

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

Planning for Bicycles and Pedestrians in Germany
Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Dr. Former Governor of South Baden, Freiburg,
GERMANY

The Politics of Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning
Darwin Hindman, Former Mayor, Columbia, MO

$80.00
$80.00

#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

#49 City Planning in China

City Planning in China

Number of papers - 8, including:
 

China’s Cities, Growth Management & Sustainable Development
Edward H. Ziegler, Professor of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Ecological Community Planning in Yue Qing City
Prof. Qin Li, Dean, & Hong Li, Lecturer, College of Architecture & Civil Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, P. R. China

$60.00
$60.00

#46 The Urban Square in North America

The Urban Square in North America

Number of papers - 5, including:
 

Duluth Town Green Master Plan
Mack R. Cain, Director of Landscape Architecture, Jordan, Jones, & Goulding Inc., Norcross, Atlanta, GA.

Pack Square Renaissance, Asheville, North Carolina
Frederick R. Bonci, President, LaQuatra Bonci Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

$40.00
$40.00

#39 The European Square: Historical Studies

The European Square: Historical Studies

Number of papers - 9, including:
 

The Evolution of the European Square and the Rise of Democracy
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

The Italian Piazza
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, IMCL, Carmel

The History of the Piazza San Marco in Venice
Dr. –Ing. Egon Grund

Piazza Navona: Transformations and Functions of an Urban Form that has Resisted Change
Heleni Porfyriou

$70.00
$70.00

#38 The Urban Square: Case Studies

The Urban Square: Case Studies

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

The Metamorphoses of Munich’s Marienplatz: Exemplary Adaptability in the Face of Changing Times
Tom Martineau, Florida A & M University

Münsterplatz, Freiburg, Germany
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, IMCL, Carmel

Grote Markt, Handschoenmarkt, Groenplaats & Hendrik Conscienceplein, Antwerp, Belgium
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, IMCL, Carmel

$70.00
$70.00

#36 Enlivening the City

Enlivening the City

Number of papers - 6, including:
 

A Carousel for Missoula
Geoff Badenoch, Missoula, MT

Festivals, Creativity & Social Capital
Fred Clipsham, Regina, Canada

Artful Performance through Interaction
Richard J. Flierl, Brett Wylie, ark Schnell, Atlanta, GA, USA

The Asheville Urban Trail Story
Hojun Welker, Asheville, NC, USA

$45.00
$45.00

#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

#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

#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

#14 Small Town Revitalization

Small Town Revitalization

Number of papers - 5, including:

 
Effectiveness of the Main Street Program in Evaluating Success
Claudia Goetz Gettelson
 
The Revitalization of the Georgia Small City
James B. Kenyon
 
Smyrna, Georgia: A Town Center Created by a Shift in Community Values
Michael M. Sizemore
 

$60.00
$60.00

#13 Urban Design Guidelines

Urban Design Guidelines

Number of papers - 7, including:
 
Preparing Urban Design Guidelines
Mark Brodeur
 
Case Study, Urban Design Regulations, Tampa, Florida
Randy S. Goers
 
Towards Defining Design Criteria for Urban Conservation
Paul H. Gleye  and Alexander Maller
 
Public Realm/Figural Space, Transformation of Downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee
Stroud Watson
 

$60.00
$60.00

#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

#11 New Town Development

New Town Development

Number of papers - 10, including:
 
Seeking an Alternative to Suburban Inefficiency
Todd Zimmerman
 
The Neo-Traditional Village Concept
Peter H. Brown
 
Social Interaction via 21st Century Housing
Victor A. Mirontschuk
 
A Developer's Village Commitment
Chris Gigliotti, Jr.
 
Re-Affirmation of the European Model
Laurie Volk
 

$60.00
$60.00

#10 Recreating the City Center

Recreating the City Center

Number of papers - 10, including:

Village in the City Mixed Use 
Donald MacDonald

Downtown Revitalization, Mountain View, California 
Ken Alsman

The Redevelopment and Use of Upper Level Space in Restored Downtown Districts
Richard Nashner

The Grove and the Parking Structure
D. Nels Reese

The Re-establishment of the Town Center
Donna Woodrum Dunay

$60.00
$60.00

#9 City Case Studies

City Case Studies

Number of papers - 10, including:

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Gianni Longo

Portland’s Central City Plan
Michael S. Harrison

Montreal’s Downtown Plan - A Critique
Joseph Baker

Edinburgh — The Festival City: A Study of Spatial Development
John M. McGuire, Jr.

Behind the Headlines: Making Belfast Livable
John Hendry

$60.00
$60.00

#6 Community Festivals

Community Festivals

Number of papers - 5, including:

Festivals:  Creating a New Urban Tradition
Gianni Longo

Charleston’s Community Festival:  Piccolo Spoleto
Diane Abbey

The Revival of Carnival in Copenhagen
Jan Gehl

Festivals and Community Identity
Wolf Von Eckhardt

Palio, Fasnacht and Carnival
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

 

$40.00
$40.00