Book Review – Planning for Community Resilience: A Handbook for Reducing Vulnerability to Disasters

Authors: Jamie Hicks Masterson, Walter Gillis Peacock, Shannon S. Van Zandt, Himanshu Grover, Lori Feild Schwarz, John T. Cooper, Jr... Read More

Book Review: The Bohemian Guide to Urban Cycling

Author: Sean Benesh (Urban Loft Publishers, 2014) Urban cycling is not a new concept in many Canadian cities. It seems like at any... Read More

New Slow City: Living Simply in the World’s Fastest City

Author: William Powers (New World Library, 2014) Every once and a while I get handed a book that changes my perspective on some of the... Read More

Book Review – Creative Block: Advice and Projects from 50 Successful Artists

Author: Daniella Krysa (Chronicle Books, 2014) Creative Block took me a while to read. Not because it was difficult or heavy or even... Read More

Book Review – Why I Walk: Taking A Step in the Right Direction

  Author: Kevin Klinkenberg (New Society Publishers) Ever since I read Jeff Speck’s Walkable City, I’ve noticed just how many... Read More

Book Review – State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability

Author: The Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2014) Books created by The WorldWatch Institute are always very intriguing. They... Read More

Book Review – Next-Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

Next-Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works – (Island Press, 2014) Synergy. A simple word that is... Read More

Book Review – Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2014) Humanity has an intrinsic sense of what our urban world entails. When we hear the word... Read More

BOOK REVIEW – Site Design for Multifamily Housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods

Authors: Nico Larco, Kristin Kelsey, and Amanda West (Island Press, 2014) Given multi-unit residential housing accounts for the vast... Read More

BOOK REVIEW – The Guide to Greening Cities

Authors: Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas and Julia Parzen (Island Press, 2013) More and more books are focusing on how to... Read More