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

#92 The Public Realm

Number of presentations – 12, including:

Cities for People    (Slides and Video)
Jan Gehl, Gehl Architects, Copenhagen, DENMARK

"Place Networks": Healthy Streets and Sidewalks    (Slides and Video)
Michael Mehaffy, CNU-A, MICTP, Executive Director, Sustasis Foundation, Portland, OR, USA

Place Making in Bristol    (Slides and Video)
Barra MacRuairi, Strategic Director for Place, City of Bristol, UK.

$85.00
$85.00

#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

#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

#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
$85.00

#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
$85.00

#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
$90.00

#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

#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

$80.00
$80.00

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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
$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

#65 Planning and Urban Design Challenges

Planning and Urban Design Challenges

Number of papers - 6, including:
 

The Slum: Coming to a Suburb Near You?
Tom Martineau, RA, NCARB, LEED AP, President, Productivity House, Inc.
Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL

Waterfront Development in a Small Town Hurricane-prone Louisiana
Thomas C. Sammons, Professor, Director, Community Design Workshop, School of Architecture & Design,
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

$50.00
$50.00

#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

#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
$75.00

#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
$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

#50 Design & Use of Urban Squares

Design & Use of Urban Squares

Number of papers - 7, including:
 

Urban Places & Democratic Dialogue
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences

European Square & its Significance for the Revival of Contemporary Urban Design
Tigran Hasic, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

$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

#45 Learning from the European Square

Learning from the European Square

Number of papers - 7, including:
 

Venice and its “Campi”
Edoardo Salzano, Dean, School of Urban Planning, University of Venice, ITALY.

The Piazza and the City
Edoardo Salzano, Dean, School of Urban Planning, University of Venice, ITALY.

Dam Square, Amsterdam
E. H. M. Iping, Alderman for the Inner City of Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

$60.00
$60.00

#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

#37 The Urban Square

The Urban Square

Number of papers - 9, including:
 
The Importance of Social Life on the Square
Henry L. Lennard, formerly Professor of Sociology in Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
 
The Second Coming of the American Town Center
Charles C. Bohl, Research Assoc. Professor, University of Miami, FL
 
The Plaza that Makes a Sense of Place
Ken Hughes, New Mexico Local Government Division, Santa Fe, NM
 

$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

#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

#29 Rediscovery of Public Space

Rediscovery of Public Space

Number of papers - 8, including:
 

Why Cities Need Squares
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

Neglected Living Space in Our Cities. Do we still need public spaces?
Klaus Semsroth

Squares in the City – Beloved, Forgotten, Rediscovered
Peter Breitling

The Renaissance of Public Squares in Northern European City Centres
Dr. Bob Giddings

$60.00
$60.00

#19 Reclaiming the Public Realm

Reclaiming the Public Realm

Number of papers - 8, including:

 
Reconquering Public Space: Towards the Livable City
Dietrich Garbrecht
 
The Assault on the Street
John M. McGuire
 
Making Streets into Places
John Minette
 
Making Streets Public Again
Joseph Mangiamele
 
Experiments in the Public Realm
Jeffrey Hannigan
 

$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

#8 Art in Public Places

Art in Public Places

Number of papers - 7, including:

The Place of Art / The Art of Place
Jonas Lehrman

Public Sculpture for Neighborhood Centers: Letting the Neighbors Choose
Joyce Hallman Bizot

Toward Criteria for Art in Public Spaces
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

Functions of Public Art: Recent European Examples
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington
Wolf Von Eckardt

$40.00
$40.00

#7 Farmers Markets & City Revitalization

Farmers Markets & City Revitalization

Number of papers - 8, including:

Farmers Markets in a Festival Market
Jane Thompson

Farmers Markets
Robert Sommer

Guide for Establishing Farmers Markets, Parts I and II
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

Farmers Market in San Luis Obispo, CA
Dodie Williams

Europe’s Best Farmers Markets
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

The Significance of Freiburg’s Market
Paul Bert

$40.00
$40.00

#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