Livable Cities is Gaining Momentum

We have reached a major turning point in city-making! It has now become clear to everyone that the old practices of sprawling development have helped bring about not only an ecological crisis, but a health crisis as well. Our auto-oriented planning has promoted an epidemic of obesity, with its attendant chronic illnesses—and disintegration of community, … Read more

Henry L. Lennard, Ph.D. (7/2/1923 – 6/23/2005)

Henry L. Lennard, social psychologist, medical sociologist and urban scholar died in Venice, Italy, Thursday June 23rd, shortly after being admitted to hospital. He was 81. The International Making Cities Livable Conferences were his idea. He had organized several conferences in his own professional field before 1985, but two – on the subject of Ethics … Read more