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

#100 Healthy Environments

Number of presentations – 12, including:

Urban Development and Health: How the Microenvironmental Niche Increases Cancer Risk(Slides)
Mariano Bizzarri, Rome, ITALY

Urban Design through Neuroergomics(Slides)
Stefano Serafini, Rome, ITALY

Brownfield Redevelopment and Health Impact Assessment: A Model for Success(Paper and Slides)
Bridget Kerner, Washington DC, USA

$85.00
$85.00

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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
$40.00

#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

#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

#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

#54 Transportation Planning for TOD

Transportation Planning for TOD

Number of papers - 6, including:
 

The Main Line as Model: Transit Oriented Development Comes of Age
Edgar Adams Jr., Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

Revitalizing the Chicago Rail Web
Andrea Carlyle, Planning Director, Solomon Cardwell Buenz, Chicago, IL

TOD & the Suburban Shopping Mall
Colin Burgett & Gregory John Saur, Fehr & Peers, San Francisco, CA

$60.00
$60.00

#53 Planning for Walking & Biking

Planning for Walking & Biking

Number of papers - 5, including:
 

Children’s Transportation & the Evolution of Florida’s Safe Routes to School Program
Linda B. Crider, Ph.D., Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Cycling in Cities
Meghan Winters, Health Care & Epidemiology, University of British Columbia

$40.00
$40.00

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#22 Innovative Transportation Policy

Innovative Transportation Policy

Number of papers - 9, including:
 
Urban Design Towards a Sustainable Public Transport System
Valerie N. Rosenkrantz
 
Missoula’s Non-Motorized Transportation Plan: A Case Study from a Western Montana City
Geoff Badenoch
 
Freedom of Movement in the Democratic City
Nelson S. Benzing
 
Bike-to-School A Safe Way
Linda B. Crider
 

$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
 

$50.00
$50.00

#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

#3 Transportation Planning & Traffic Quietening

Transportation Planning & Traffic Quietening

Number of papers - 9, including:

Walking and Transit: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Dietrich Garbrecht

Alternate Modes of Transportation
Mayor Dietmar Hahlweg

No Particular Place to Go. A Meditation on Mobility
Graham King

Regaining the Human Scale through Urban Bicycling
Michele Melaragno

Pedestrianization in German Towns: A Process of Continual Development
Rolf Monheim

$60.00
$60.00