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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

#94 Fighting Climate Change through Sustainable Urban Design

Number of presentations – 10, including:

How 6 European cities and their 13 partners work together to reduce CO2 emissions and realize EU energy targets    (Paper and Slides)
Ivo Wenzler, Dr., Senior Principle and Associate Professor, Accenture and Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, THE NETHERLANDS.

Beyond the Washington Beltway; Fighting Climate Change and Promoting Sustainability in America's Cities    (Paper and Slides)
Hugh Atkinson, Dr. London South Bank University, London, UK.     

Cities and Systems – Urban Livability and the Zofnass Tools for Sustainable Infrastructure    (Paper and Slides)
Rick Phillips, RA, AICP, Director of Urban Design, Northern California, HNTB Corporation, Emeryville, CA, USA.

$75.00
$75.00

#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

#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

#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

#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
$70.00

#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

$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

#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

#57 Sustainability Issues

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

The City as Garden: A Study of the Sustainable Urban District of Kronsberg (Hannover), Germany
Gary Coates, Professor, Dept. of Architecture, Kansas State University

Regenerative Landscapes in China
Michael Grove, ASLA, Sasaki Associates

What Can We Learn from the Newest Dutch City? Creative Urban Design and Planning in Almere New City, The Netherlands
Mirela Newman, Assoc. Professor of Urban Studies, S. Connecticut S.U.

$80.00
$80.00

#47 Sustainable Cities & Regions

Sustainable Cities & Regions

Number of papers - 11, including:
 

Environmentalism & the Reinvigoration of Civic Purpose
Norman Crowe, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

The New Sustainability
Gord C. Steeves, City of Winnipeg Councillor, Chair, Civic Environmental Committee Chair, Committee on Public Works Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

$80.00
$80.00

#32 New Ideas for Sustainable Cities

New Ideas for Sustainable Cities

Number of papers - 12, including:
 

Sustainability Planning in Canadian Cities
William Bernhagen & David Laverny-Rafter, Minnesota State University

Sustainable Cities: Phrases or Practice?
Bill Hopwood, Sustainable Cities Research Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne

Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Smart Growth Development
Dr. Lawrence D. Frank & Mr. Peter Engelke, Georgia Institute, Atlanta

$80.00
$80.00

#31 New Issues in Transportation Planning

New Issues in Transportation Planning

Number of papers - 13, including:
 

Seattle’s Green Street Program: A twenty year retrospect
Lyle Bicknell, CityDesign, City of Seattle

Transit Greenways
Thomas F. Gustafson, Gustafson & Roderman, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pathways to & from Stops – Part of Public Transportation
Karin Berg, School of Architecture, Gothenburg, Sweden; International Fellow in Urban Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

$85.00
$85.00

#28 Sustainable Urban Development

Sustainable Urban Development

Number of papers - 10, including:
 
The Long Road to Sustainable Development at the Local Level – Experiences from a German City
Dr. Dietmar Hahlweg, Former Lord Mayor of Erlangen, Germany
 
Towards the Global Commons
Philip Enquist, Planning Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, IL
 

$70.00
$70.00

#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
 

$50.00
$50.00

#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