Print Resources on Urban Ecology

Alexander, Donald and Ray Tomalty. 2001. BC Sprawl Report. Vancouver: Smart Growth BC.

Alexander, Donald and Ray Tomalty. 1994. Urban Policy for Sustainable Development: Taking A Wide-Angle View [Issues in Urban Sustainability #6]. Winnipeg: Institute of Urban Studies.

BC Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. 1994. State of Sustainability: Urban Sustainability and Containment. Victoria: Round Table.

BC Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. 1993. Strategic Directions for Community Sustainability the Environment and the Economy (Victoria: Round Table, 1993).

Beatley, Tim. 2000. Green Urbanism: Learning From European Cities. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Beatley, Tim and Manning, Kristy. 1997. The Ecology of Place: Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Berg, Peter and Beryl Magilavy and Seth Zuckerman. 1989. A Green City Program for San Francisco Bay Area Cities and Towns. San Francisco: Planet Drum Books.

Burchell, Robert W. et al. 1998. The Costs of Sprawl – Revisited. Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board/ National Academy Press.

Calthorpe, Peter. 1993. The Next American Metropolis: Ecology, Community, and the American Dream. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Chen, Donald D.T. 2000. “The Science of Sprawl." Scientific American (December): 84-91.

Chen, Don. n.d. Smarter Growth, Here’s How to Get There. Washington, DC: Smart Growth America.

City of Orlando. 1999. "Applicability of Vehicle Miles of Travel to Transportation Planning." Orlando, FL: Planning and Development, Transportation Planning Bureau.

City of Santa Monica. 1998. Green Building Guidelines. Santa Monica, CA (20 November).

Condon, Patrick. 1999. Sustainable Urban Landscapes. Vancouver: University of British Columbia.

Curran, Deborah. 1999. Environmental Stewardship and Complete Communities: A Report on Municipal Environmental Initiatives in British Columbia by Victoria: Eco-Research Chair, Environmental Law and Policy.

D'Amour, David. 1993. Towards an Investigation of Sustainable Housing. Ottawa: CMHC.

Doering, Ronald et al., 1991. Planning for Sustainability: Towards Integrating Environmental Protection into Land Use Planning. Toronto: Royal Commission on the Future of the Toronto Waterfront.

Elkin, Tim et al. 1991. Reviving the City: Towards Sustainable Urban Development. London: Friends of the Earth/Policy Studies Institute.

Ewing, Reid. 1997. “Alternative Views of Sprawl: Counterpoint, Is Los Angeles-Style Sprawl Desirable?” Journal of the American Planning Association, 63, no. 1 (Winter).

Fodor, Eben. 1999. Better Not Bigger. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers.

Foley, Dermot (ed.). 2001. Climate Crisis: Energy Solutions for BC. Vancouver: David Suzuki Foundation.

Fowler, Edmund P. 1992. Building Cities That Work. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's Press.

Freilich, R. and Peshoff, B. 1997. “The Social Costs of Sprawl,” Urban Lawyer 183.

Girardet, Herbert. 1992. The Gaia Atlas of Cities: New Directions for Sustainable Urban Development. New York: Anchor Books.

Gordon, David (ed.) 1990. Green Cities: Ecologically Sound Approaches to Urban Space. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Greater Vancouver Regional District. 2002. Livable Region Strategic Plan: 2001 Annual Report. Burnaby: GVRD.

GreenClips (e-mail news service). [To subscribe, send a blank message to <subscribe-greenclips>]

Hanson, Susan (ed.). 1995. The Geography of Urban Transportation. New York: Guilford Press.

Hiss, Tony. 1990. The Experience of Place. New York: Alfred Knopf.

Hough, Michael. 1984. City Form and Natural Process. U.K.: Croom Helm.

Hough, Michael. 1990. Out of Place: Restoring Identity to the Regional Landscape. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Hygeia Consulting and REIC Ltd. 1997. Changing Values, Changing Communities: A Guide to the Development of Healthy, Sustainable Communities. Ottawa: CMHC, 1997.

Kotkin, Joel and DeVol, Ross. Knowledge-Value Cities in the Digital Age. Santa Monica, CA: Milken Institute, 2001).

Kunstler, James Howard. 1993. The Geography of Nowhere. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Mander, Jerry and Goldsmith, Edward (eds.). 1996. The Case Against the Global Economy. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

McHarg, Ian. 1969. Design With Nature. New York: Natural History Press.

Moe, Richard and Wilkie, Carter. 1997. Changing Places: The Rebuilding of Community in the Age of Sprawl. New York: Henry Holt and Co.

New Catalyst, "Toward Eco-Cities". Gabriola Island, B.C.: Spring1994.

New Internationalist. "Green Cities" issue (No. 313). June 1999.

Newman, Peter W. G., and Kenworthy, Jeffrey R. 1998. Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Newman, Peter W. G., and Kenworthy, Jeffrey R. 1989. Cities and Automobile Dependence: An International Sourcebook. Aldershot: Gower.

Paehlke, Robert. 1991. The Environmental Effects of Urban Intensification. Toronto: Municipal Planning Policy Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

Peck, Steven and Associates. 2000. Implementing Sustainable Community Development: Charting A Federal Role for the 21st Century. Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Platt, Rutherford H. and Rowan A. Rowntree and Pamela C. Muick (eds.).1994. The Ecological City: Preserving and Restoring Urban Biodiversity. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Quayle, Moura (chair). 1992. Greenways, Public Ways: Final Report. Vancouver: City of Vancouver, Urban Landscape Task Force.

Register, Richard. 1993. "Rebuilding Our Cities –- The Missing Insight." Permaculture Activist 9:1.

Roseland, Mark (ed.). 1997. Ecocity Dimensions: Healthy Communities, Healthy Planet. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers.

Roseland, Mark, et al. 1998. Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and their Governments. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers, 1998.

Sheltair Group Inc., The. 1998. Visions, Tools and Targets: Environmentally Sustainable Development Guidelines for Southeast False Creek. Vancouver: Sheltair.

Spirn, Anne Whiston. 1984. The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design. New York: Basic Books.

Tomalty, Ray, Hercz Anna, and Spurr, Peter. 2000. Municipal Planning for Affordable Housing. Ottawa: CMHC.

Tomalty, Ray and Robert Gibson and Donald Alexander and John Fisher. 1994. Ecosystem Planning for Canadian Urban Regions. Toronto: Intergovernmental Committee on Urban and Regional Research.

Urban Ecology (quarterly magazine). [For information, see]

Walter, Bob and Lois Arkin and Richard Crenshaw (eds.). 1992. Sustainable Cities: Concepts and Strategies for Eco-City Development. Los Angeles: Eco-Home Media.

White, Rodney. 1994. Urban Environmental Management: Environmental Change and Urban Design . Chichester: Wiley.