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

#95 Civic Engagement for Healthy Cities

Number of presentations – 6, including:

Transforming Cities through Visioning    (Paper and Slides)
Anton C. Nelessen, Professor of Urban Planning and Founder of A. Nelessen Associates, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Developing a Shared Vision to help different professions communicate and work to a common goal: Experiences delivering shared space    (Paper and Slides)
David McKenna, Landscape Architect and Engineer, IBI Group, Liverpool, UK.

Shaping Healthier Neighbourhoods for Children     (Paper and Slides)
Laura McDonald, Health Development Officer, Inequalities Professional, Belfast Healthy Cities, Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND

$60.00
$60.00

#91 Healthy Communities for All Ages

Number of presentations – 14, including:

Lifetime Communities    (Slides and Video)
Phil Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

Healthy Streets for Children    (Slides and Video)
Lamine Mahdjoubi, Ph.D., Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

Livable Cities - Enabling older citizens to participate in the planning and reshaping of their local communities     (Paper and Slides)
Patrick Doherty, Regional Development Consultant, Age Friendly Ireland, & Aisling Costello, Head of Projects, Age Friendly Ireland, World Health Organisation, Age Friendly Cities and Communities Initiative, Dublin, IRELAND.

$90.00
$90.00

#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
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#88 People Places and Green Places in a Healthy City

Number of presentations – 10, including:
 

The Piggyback Yard: a New Urban Park for Los Angeles     (Paper and Slides)
Benjamin V. Feldmann, RLA, ASLA, LEED, Senior Associate, Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, USA          

Prototypes of Commercial Activity and the Public Realm?      (Paper and Slides)
Elke Schlack Fuhrman, Dr. Ing and Assistant Professor, Universidad Andres Bello and Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, CHILE.      

Landscape Strategies for Promoting Public Health through Urban Agriculture     (Paper and Slides)
Margot Jacobs, Associate, Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, USA.      

$80.00
$80.00

#87 Healthy Neighborhoods: Communities Define their Needs

Number of presentations – 6, including:


Promoting Health Equity through Community Based Participatory Research     (Paper and Slides)
Eileen M. Brennan, Research Professor of Social Work, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, and Ryan Bender, Ph.D. student, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA,       

How Does Urban Transformation Impact on Place Attachment and Residential Satisfaction? Insights from a Swiss Case Study     (Paper and Slides)
Timo von Wirth, Research Scientist, ETH Zurich, Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI), Zurich, SWITZERLAND.  

Building Academia-Community-Government Partnerships for Civic Engagement and Sustainability      (Paper and Slides)
Dayana Salazar, Professor, and Hilary Nixon, Professor, San Jose State University, Urban and Regional Planning Department, San Jose, CA, USA.      

Livability and LEED-ND: A Social Critique  (Paper and Slides)
Nicola Szibbo, Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.

 “Through Their Eyes” – Intergenerational Projects to Generate Community Participation and Make Neighborhoods Healthy for All   (Paper and Slides)
Paula Gardner, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, CANADA.

Innovative Community Engagement with Mobile Apps (Paper and Slides)
Thomas Coleman, Senior Planner and Innovation and Technology Manager, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Chicago, IL, USA, and Aaron Selverston, Founder/CEO, Visualization/Civic Engagement, San Francisco, CA, USA.          


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#85 Street Design

Number of presentations – 14, including:


Street Design   (Slides)
John Massengale, AIA, Architect and Urbanist, New York, NY, USA.     

Place Networks”: The Structure of Healthy Streets and Sidewalks  (Slides)
Michael W. Mehaffy, CNU-A, MICTP,  Executive Director, Sustasis Foundation, Portland, OR, USA.    

$95.00
$95.00

#84 Shaping the Healthy City for All

Number of presentations - 11, including:
 

Happy City (Slides)
Charles Montgomery, Author, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

Shaping the Healthy City for All  (Paper and Slides)
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D. (Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable LLC, Portland, OR, USA.    

Lifetime Communities  (Slides)
Phil Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.

$85.00
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#83 Health, Equity and the Built Environment

Number of presentations - 8, including:
 

Achieving Neighborhood Health Equity (Slides)
Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor, Chair, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.           

Health Impact Assessment (Slides)
Andrew L. Dannenberg, Affiliate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and Urban Design and Planning, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.        

Making Cities Healthy for All: Strategic Planning Policy (Slides)
Andrew Wheeler, Researcher, Healthy Built Environments Program, City Futures Research Centre, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA.     

$70.00
$70.00

#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

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#81 Health and Suburban Form

Number of presentations - 12 - including:

Healthier Living Through Design (Slides, Paper and Audio) Richard J. Jackson, MD MPH, Professor, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Principles For Reshaping Suburbia (Slides and Paper) Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, Portland, OR

Retrofitting Suburbia (Slides, Paper and Audio) Ellen-Dunham-Jones, AIA, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture, Atlanta, GA

$85.00
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#80 Healthy Street Design

Number of presentations - 15, including:
 

Planning Bicycle-Friendly Suburbs and Cities (Slides) Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, former Freiburg Mayor and Governor, State of Süd-Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY

Characteristics of Suburban Cyclists and Walkers: What Citizens Want and Need (Slides and Paper) Shelley Oylear, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Washington County, and Kimberly Repp, PhD, MPH Epidemiologist, Washington County Health & Human Services Hillsboro, OR

$90.00
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#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
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#77 Designing for Social Sustainability

Number of presentations - 10, including:
 

Social Sustainability and Urban Design (Paper and Slides) Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, Portland, OR

The Lifetime Community (Slides) Philip Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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#75 Ensuring Equitable Communities

Number of presentations - 7, including:
 

Social Justice and the Obesity Crisis (Paper) Melvin Delgado, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work & Chair of Macro-Practice, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA

Health Equity for Displaced Citizens (Paper) Courtney Anderson, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA

$70.00
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#74 Ecological Sustainability, Nature & Health

Number of presentations - 6, including:
 

Living through extreme weather events and natural disasters: How resilient are our high-rise high-density typologies? (Paper)
Rosemary Kennedy, Sr. Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld, AUSTRALIA

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#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
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#72 Community Collaboration in Achieving Healthy Neighborhoods

Number of presentations - 9, including:
 

Navigating Upstream: A Community Based Participatory Approach to Achieving Social and Environmental Health Equity (Paper)
Jana Meinhold, Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies, Portland State University; Veronica Dujon, Professor of Sociology, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA

$75.00
$75.00

#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
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#69 Healthy Communities for All

Number of presentations - 11, including:
 

Community Development for Elder-Friendly Communities (Paper and Slides)
Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging & Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

Rethinking Play Provisions for Child Active Life (Slides)
Lamine Mahdjoubi, Ph.D., Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM

$80.00
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#68 Public Health & Planning Collaborate

Number of presentations - 12, including:
 

Health Impact Assessment (Slides)
Andrew Dannenberg, MD, MPH, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Washington,  Seattle, WA, USA

Healthy Design of Communities: Lessons Learned in Developing Healthy Planning Policy and Local “How-to” Guide” (Paper and Slides)
Lou K. Brewer, RN, MPH, Director, Tarrant County Public Health, Fort Worth, TX, USA

$85.00
$85.00

#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

#64 Children and Youth Participate in Planning

Children and Youth Participate in Planning

Number of papers - 5, including:
 

It Takes A Child to Walk a Village: Youth Partners for Safe Routes to School
Candance Lee Kokinakis Ph.D., Senior Director, Safe Routes to School, Michigan
Physical Fitness, Health, and Sports Foundation, Lansing, MI

Engaging San Diego Youth to Assess Neighborhoods and Advocate for Policy/environmental Change
Cheryl Moder, Director, San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative, San
Diego, CA

$40.00
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#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
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#60 Children and the Urban Environment

Children and the Urban Environment

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

Planning Healthy Child-Friendly Communities in Germany
Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Dr. Former Governor of South Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY .

The Remembered Child: Designing Child-Friendly Communities
Perry Bigelow, Founder, President, The Bigelow Group Inc., Aurora, IL

Child development and the urban environment
Suzanne Crowhurst Lennard, Director, IMCL Council, Portland, OR

$75.00
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#59 Strategies for Healthy, Child-Friendly Communities

Strategies for Healthy, Child-Friendly Communities

Number of papers - 9, including:
 

Activities and events that create child-friendly communities
Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayor, City of Charleston, SC

Municipal strategies for Healthy, Child-Friendly Cities
Charles Royer, Former Mayor of Seattle. Former Director, Urban Health Initiative. Founder and President, Institute for Community Change, Seattle, WA

$70.00
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#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
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#56 Planning Child-Friendly Neighborhoods and Cities

Planning Child-Friendly Neighborhoods and Cities

Number of papers - 9, including:
 

Strategy for a Healthy (and Sustainable) City
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Director, IMCL Council

“Being 5”: Young Children, Space, Place, and Belonging. A framework for designing spaces for children
Karen L. Peterson, Vancouver, WA

Child in the City: Building Vital Downtowns
Susan Goltsman, FAICP, MIG, Inc., Berkeley, CA

$75.00
$75.00

#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

#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

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$40.00

#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

#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

#16 Nature in the City

Nature in the City

Number of papers - 7, including:

 
Nature as Healer: Toward New Forms in Health Care Environments
Karen Kettlety
 
Nature in the City: Necessity or Luxury?
Deborah E. Ryan
 
The Nature of Cities
Pam Bissonnette
 
Greenways: A "New" Model for Open Space Planners
Robert Pirani
 

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