Industrial Ecology: From Theory To Practice
  Interconnected loops link industries in smart communities
A Very Short Introduction to Permaculture
Social Sustainability
  By one of the leading proponents of the Healthy Communities Movement
Citizen Learning
Twenty five findings about learning in citizens' groups
Print Resources on Urban Ecology
What's Stopping Sustainability?
Giant case study of barriers to implementing air quality recommendations
 The Necessity of Eco-Cities
  Part 1 of an Introduction to Urban Ecology
 Local Places in the Age of the Global City
  Book review
Challenges Facing Third World Cities
Havana as an example
Serving Customers or Engaging Citizens?
How to improve citizen participation, from the city manager of Brea, Califorma
A Summary Model of Social Change
  The big picture
Why we need to reclaim public space
BC Sprawl Report 2004
By lead author Don Alexander. Download the whole report
The Rise of Modernism & the Decline of Place
Pdf case study of Surrey Centre, Canada
Unnaturally Nature
Integrating the natural and built environments
The View from '56
Thoughts on the Short-Term Future of Transportation Planning
Ecodensity and Housing Affordability
Finding the Mother of Community
About Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
The Sparrow Principle
A new approach to local democracy by Ned Jacobs, Jane Jacobs' son
 Community Development & Urban Planning
 False Creek Urban Heritage Trail Guidebook
A 20 page pdf map and guide to help you do the Trail on foot or by bike
South False Creek's Forgotten Visionaries
By Cory Verbauwhede (pdf)
Delamont: What makes for a great neighbourhood?

By Don Alexander and Brendan Hurley

 From Brown to Green? (pdf)
Planning for Sustainability in the Redevelopment of Southeast False Creek
A Back Lane Approach to Zoning and Density (pdf)
Illustrated 130 page study by Janet Smith Hamilton
On-street multiple housing
The Urbanization of Southwest Richmond
Short animation on the loss of farmland in Richmond, BC
Ecodensity and Housing Affordability
By Ryan Brown (pdf)
  Links to other sites that focus on sustainable practices
 Metro Vancouver Planning Coalition
  Papers on compact towns and compact housing, planning for peak oil,
building in air space and on hillsides, and more.