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Urban Design Reclaimed: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies for Planners

By Emily Talen
Urban Design Reclaimed will be especially useful to students, nondesigners, and citizens newly appointed to planning boards, but individuals who have been involved in New Urbanism for years can also learn much from this thoughtful, well-organized guide.

PHILIP LANGDONJUL. 1, 2009

What’s right and wrong with LEED

By most accounts, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program — LEED — has been a great success. Since being launched in 1998 by the US Green Building Council, LEED has expanded impressively, influencing more than three billion square feet of building space. LEED certification programs are now offered for new construction, existing buildings, commercial interiors, building cores and shells, and schools.
PHILIP LANGDONSEP. 1, 2007

Taking a 'Main Street' approach to transit locations

A variant on the National Trust program is being used to revitalize the area around a Metro station in suburban Maryland.

PHILIP LANGDONMAR. 1, 2011