Natural Environment
Settlement, Village, Town
Agriculture & Food Production
Open Space, Recreation, and Education
Urban Neighborhoods

Support References

Agriculture and Food Production

Bane, P. and Holmgren, D. 2012 The Permaculture Handbook: garden farming for town and country. Gabriola, B.C. : New Society.

Benyus, J. 2002. Biomimicry: innovation inspired by nature. New York: Perennial.

Holmgren, D. 2002. Permaculture: principles and pathways beyond sustainability. Hepburn, Victoria: Holmgren Design Services.

Hunter, M. 2012. Using Ecological Theory to Guide Urban Planting Design: An adaptation strategy for climate change.  Landscape Journal  30(2):1773-193

The Community Solution. 2006. The Power of Community: how Cuba survived peak oil. (DVD, 53 minutes)

Urban Neighborhoods

Abbott, P., Carman, N., Carman, J., & Scarfo, B. 2009. Re-creating Neighborhoods for Successful Aging. Baltimore: Health professions Press.

Hodge, Gerald. 2008. The Geography of Aging: preparing communities for the surge in seniors. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University.

Opdam, P. & Steingröver,  E. 2008.  Designing Metropolitan Landscapes for Biodiversity: Deriving Guidelines from Metapopulation Ecology.  Landscape Journal 27:69-80.

Owen, D. 2009. Green Metropolis: why living smaller, living closer, and driving less are keys to sustainability. New York: Riverhead Books.

Stafford, P. 2009. Elderburbia: aging with a sense of place in America. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Vaz Del Bello, G. 2007. A Convenient Truth: urban solutions from Curitiba, Brazil (DVD, 52 minutes).

 Natural Environments

Berger, A.  2002. Representation and Reclaiming: Cartographies, Mappings, and Images of Altered American Western Landscapes. Landscape Journal 21:1-22

Berry, W. 2008. The Way of Ignorance.  In: B. Vitek, and W. Jackson (eds). The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of Knowledge. Lexington: U of Kentucky Press: 37-50.

Diamond, B.  2004. Awakening the Public Realm: Instigating Democratic Space. Landscape Journal. 23(1), 22-39.

Dramstad, W, JD Olson, RTT Forman. 1996. Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning. Fort Collins: Island Press.

McHarg, I. 1992. Design with Nature. New York: John Wiley.

Settlement, Village, Town

Arendt, R. 1994. Rural by Design: maintaining small town character. American Planning Association Planners Press.

Arendt, R. 1996. Conservation Design for Subdivisions. Washington, DC: Island.

Arendt, R. 1999. Growing Greener: putting conservation into local plans and ordinances. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Flint, A. 2006. This Land: the battle over sprawl and the future of America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins.

Hester, R. 2006. Design for Ecological Democracy. Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Jacobs, J. 1961: The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Vintage.

Open Space, Recreation, and Education

Daly, H. and Townsend, K.  1993. Valuing the Earth: economics, ecology, ethics. Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Dee, C. 2001. Form and fabric in Landscape SArchitecture: a visual introduction. London, UK: Spoon.

Milbrath, L. 1989. Envisioning a Sustainable Society: learning our way out. Albany, NY: State University.

Shuman, M. 2000. Going Local: creating self-reliant communities in a global age. New York: Routledge.

Successful Aging

Bass, S., Caro, F., and Chen, Y., (eds.): 1993: Achieving a Productive Aging Society. Newport, CT: Auburn House.

Dychtwald, K. and Flower, J. 1989: Age Wave: the challenges and opportunities of an aging America. NY: St. Martin's.

Morrow-Howell, N., Hinterlong, J., and Sherrand, M. (eds). 2001: Productive Aging: concepts and Challenges. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins.

Health

Frank, L., Engelke, P., and Schmid, T. 2003. Health and Community Design. Washington, DC: Island.

Frumkin, H., Frank, L., and Jackson, R. 2004.  Urban Sprawl and Public Health. Washington, DC: Island.

Hickey, T. Speers, M. and Prohaska. T. 1997. Public Health and Aging. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins.

Kawachi, I. and Berkman, L. 2003: Neighborhoods and Health. New York: Oxford.

Climate Change

Climate Impacts Group – University of Washington – see publications at http://cses.washington.edu/cig/

King County Director Ron Sims’ talk on Climate Change and his approach for the county. November 16, 2007. Go to the WSU Pullman CEREO web site http://eces.wsu.edu/video/other.html

Frumkin, H. and Hess, J., and Vindigni, S. 2007. Peak Petroleum and Public Health.  JAMA. 2007;298(14):1688-1690.

Hertsgaard, M. 2011. Hot: living through the next 50 years on earth. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Knowlton K. et al. 2007. Projecting Heat-related mortality impacts under a changing climate in New York City Region. American Journal of Public Health, Nov. 2007; 97 (11): 2028-34.

Heinberg, R. & Lerch, D. 2010. The Post Carbon Reader: managing the 21st century’s sustainability crisis. Berkeley, CA: University California.

Lerch, D. 2007. Post Carbon Cities: planning for energy and climate uncertainty. Sebastopol, Calif.: Post Carbon Press.

Economics & Growth

Heinberg, R. 2011. The End of Growth: adapting to our new economic reality. Gabriola, Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Victor, P. 2008. Managing Without Growth: slower by design, not disaster. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Peak Oil & Energy Issues

Brown, L. 2006: Plan B 2.0: rescuing a planet under stress and a civilization in trouble. NY: W.W. Norton & Co.

Heinberg, R. 2003. The Party’s Over.  Gabriola Island, BC: New Society. 

Heinberg, R. 2004. Powerdown.  Gabriola Island, BC: New Society. 

Kunstler, J. 2005 The Long Emergency. New York: Atlantic Monthly.

Shuman, M. 2000: Going Local: creating self-reliant communities in a global age. New York: Routledge.

Water Scarcity

Reisner, M. 1993: Cadillac Desert: the American West and its disappearing water. New York: Penguin.

Glennon, R. 2009. Unquenchable: America’s water crisis and what to do about it. Washington DC: Island.

Interesting  Perspectives

Princen, T. 2005. The Logic of Sufficiency. Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Owen, D. 2009. Green Metropolis: why living smaller, living closer, and driving less are keys to sustainability. New York: Riverhead.

Community Building

Garbage Warrior  (DVD, 84 minutes). Architect Mike Reynolds’ story of experimenting with off-grid housing and working from within the System to prepare for the future.

Kretzmann, J. and McKnight, J. 1993. Building Communities from the Inside Out: a path toward finding and mobilizing a community’s assets. Evanston, IL: Northwestern.

Wolff, T. 2010. The Power of Collaborative Solutions: six principles and effective tools for building healthy communities. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass

DVDs

The Power of Community – when Russia pulled out and Cuba lost 80% of its oil

A Convenient Truth: urban solutions from Curitiba, Brazil – about the most sustainable city in world

PBS TV Series: Unnatural Causes: is inequality making us sick? – web site has transcripts of the 7-part series http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/

PBS TV Series: Designing Healthy Communities with Dr. Richard Jackson; and the book by the same title.