Philip Langdon

Philip Langdon, a writer based in New Haven, Connecticut, is author of Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All, published in May, 2017, by Island Press.

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The ‘Continuous City’ versus the ‘Ruptured City’

Review of Daniel Solomon's book, Housing and the City: Love versus Hope, Schiffer Publishing, 192 pp., $45 hardcover.
PHILIP LANGDONDEC. 4, 2018

Portland pursues the ‘20-minute neighborhood’

The Office of Sustainable Development in Portland, Oregon, has decided that one of the best ways to cut down on greenhouse-gas emissions is by fostering what it calls the “20-minute neighborhood.”

PHILIP LANGDONSEP. 1, 2008
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A good place revisited

Some of Seaside’s leading architects return to a town both blessed and stressed by a crush of visitors.
PHILIP LANGDONMAR. 22, 2018