Monday, December 24, 2012

Sustainable Urbanism Bibliography

I attended to a Sustainable Urbanism class in University of Puerto Rico this semester with Dr. Gabriel Moreno Viqueira. Here the bibliography we have been working with:





The Sustainable Urban Development Reader by Wheeler, S.y Beatly, T.


Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (October 20, 2008)
Language: English
512 pages
ISBN-10: 041545381X
ISBN-13: 978-0415453813
Available on Amazon: US / ES /JP





Green Urbanism by Timothy Beatly


Publisher: Island Press; 1 edition (December 1, 1999)
Language: English
491 pages
ISBN-10: 1559636823
ISBN-13: 978-1559636827
Available on Amazon: US / ES /JP









Once There Were Greenfields: How Urban Sprawl is Undermining America’s Environment, Economy and Social Fabric by F. K. Benfield, D.T.T. Chen, M.D. Raimi


Publisher: Natural Resource Defense (March 24, 1999)
228 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1893340171
ISBN-13: 978-1893340176

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP






Transit Villages in the 21st Century by Michael Bernick and Robert Cervero


Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies (October 1, 1996)
Language: English
Hardcover: 387 pages
ISBN-10: 0070054754
ISBN-13: 978-0070054752

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP






Sprawl Costs: The Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development 
by Robert Burchell, Anthony Downs, Sahan Mukherji, Barbara McCann


Publisher: Island Press; 1 edition (June 29, 2005)
Language: English
208 pages
ISBN-10: 1559635304
ISBN-13: 978-1559635301

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP






The Next American Metropolis by Peter Calthorpe


Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press, 1993
Language: English
176 pages
ISBN-10: 1878271687
ISBN-13: 978-1878271686

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP



Aesthetics, Well-Being and Health: Essays Within Architecture and Environmental Aesthetics (Ethnoscapes) by Birgit Cold (Editor)


Publisher: Ashgate Pub Ltd (March 2002)
Language: English
321 pages
ISBN-10: 0754618560
ISBN-13: 978-0754618560

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP





The Smart Growth Manual by Andres Duany


Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (October 15, 2009)
Language: English
240 pages
ISBN-10: 0071376755
ISBN-13: 978-0071376754

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP






This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America by
Anthony Flint


Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press; Updated edition (August 1, 2012)
Language: English
312 pages
ISBN-10: 1421407817
ISBN-13: 978-1421407814

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP




The Ethical Function of Architecture by Karsten Harris


Publisher: The MIT Press (July 3, 1998)
Language: English
424 pages
ISBN-10: 026258171X
ISBN-13: 978-0262581714

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP



The Death and Life of Great American Cities, 1960 by Jane Jacobs


Publisher: Modern Library; 50 Anviversary edition (September 13, 2011)
Language: English
640 pages
ISBN-10: 0679644334
ISBN-13: 978-0679644330

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP




Green Cities: Urban Growth And the Environment by Matthew Kanh


Publisher: Brookings Institution Press (September 1, 2006)
Language: English
170 pages
ISBN-10: 0815748159
ISBN-13: 978-0815748151

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP







Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile took Over America and How We Can Take It Back by
Jane Holtz Kay


Publisher: University of California Press; Reprint edition (October 1, 1998)
Language: English
440 pages
ISBN-10: 0520216202
ISBN-13: 978-0520216204

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The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community by Peter Katz


Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (October 1, 1993)
Language: English
288 pages
ISBN-10: 0070338892
ISBN-13: 978-0070338890

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP


Home from Nowhere: Remaking our Everyday World for the 21st Century by James Howard Kunstler


Publisher: Touchstone Press; 1ST edition (March 26, 1998)
Language: English
320 pages
ISBN-10: 0684837374
ISBN-13: 978-0684837376

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Urban Design: The American Experience by Jon Lang


Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (February 25, 1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0471285420
ISBN-13: 978-0471285427
528 pages

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP





Environmental Aesthetics: Ideas, Politics and Planning by J. Douglas Porteous


Publisher: Routledge (August 19, 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0415137691
ISBN-13: 978-0415137690
312 pages

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Ecourbanismo by Miguel Rouano


Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns (May 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 8425217237
ISBN-13: 978-8425217234
192 pages

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP





The City After the Automobile: An Architects’ Vision by Moshe Safde


Publisher: Westview Press (October 9, 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0813335450
ISBN-13: 978-0813335452
200 pages

Available on Amazon: US / ES / JP







Other readings:

The Tragedy of the Commons by Garret Harding
Science vol. 16, 13 December 1968

“Environmental Ethics and the Built Environment” by Roger King
Env. Ethics, 22:115-131, 2000