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Would the “Real” Planners Please Stand Up?: Four Views on Naming, Framing and Identity in Planning Education

By Gerda R. Wekerle The idea for this dialogue was formed at the ACSP luncheon last year in Atlanta. Two colleagues, one senior-level and..

July 22, 2002

Bridging Divides, Building Futures: Conference Planning as Cross-Cultural Dialogue

By Kiara L. Nagel It’s late Saturday night and the conference is winding down, the planners are exhausted from a long day of..

July 22, 2002

Bridging Divides, Building Futures: A Puerto Rican Perspective (granito de arena)

From a talk delivered by Agustin Lao-Montes, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on Saturday June..

July 22, 2002

Spring 2002: New Urbanism

Table of Contents The Narrow Base of the New Urbanists  By Michael Pyatok Seventh Generation By Richard Milgrom Placemaking as a Critique..

April 30, 2002

HOPE VI and the New Urbanism: Eliminating Low-Income Housing to Make Mixed-Income Communities

By Janet L. Smith   Chicago’s public housing is testimony to a long history of struggle between poor people and politicians. The..

April 19, 2002

New Urban Planning for Neighborhood Revitalization

By Jennifer Hurley I became interested in planning because I wanted to fight poverty, and I saw that poverty and the physical environment..

April 19, 2002

From “Sugar Cookies” to “Gingerbread Men”: Conformity in Suburban Design

By Jill Grant New urbanist-inspired approaches to suburban development are common in contemporary Canada. Suburbs influenced by new..

April 19, 2002

The Narrow Base of the New Urbanists

By Michael Pyatok New urbanism has been aggressively marketed within the last decade by “boomers” who came of age..

April 19, 2002

Winter 2002 Involving Youth in Planning

Special Issue on Youth and Planning Involving Youth in Planning: The Progressive Challenge  By Ann Forsyth Seventh Generation Chester..

January 30, 2002

Teenagers Show Planners How It’s Done: Build Your Own

By Fernando Marti Perhaps you remember hanging out after school, searching out those empty lots, abandoned parks, or downtown plazas with..

January 19, 2002
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