Managing Growth in America's Communities / Edition 1

Managing Growth in America's Communities / Edition 1

by Douglas R. Porter
     
 

In this thoroughly revised edition of Managing Growth in America’s Communities,  readers will learn the principles that guide intelligent planning for communities of any size, grasp the major issues in successfully managing growth, and discover what has actually worked in practice (and where and why). This clearly written book details how AmericanSee more details below

Overview

In this thoroughly revised edition of Managing Growth in America’s Communities,  readers will learn the principles that guide intelligent planning for communities of any size, grasp the major issues in successfully managing growth, and discover what has actually worked in practice (and where and why). This clearly written book details how American communities have grappled with the challenges of planning for growth and the ways in which they are adapting new ideas about urban design, green building, and conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559634427
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Douglas R. Porter is a consultant on land use planning and policy issues based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He has written numerous books and documents for both ULI and APA. Anthony Downs at the Brookings Institution refers to Porter as “one of the nation’s leading experts in growth management.”

Table of Contents


About the Growth Management Institute
Preface
 
Chapter 1. Introduction to Growth Management
Chapter 2. Growth Management Approaches and Techniques
Chapter 3. Managing Community Expansion: Where to Grow
Chapter 4. Protecting Environmental and Natural Resources: Where Not to Grow
Chapter 5. Managing Development of Infrastructure
Chapter 6. Preserving Community Character and Quality
Chapter 7. Achieving Economic and Social Goals
Chapter 8. Regional and State Growth Management
Chapter 9. Balancing the Upsides and Downsides of Growth Management: Conclusions and Guidelines
 
Notes
Index

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