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New Urbanism Bibliography
Compiled by Dhiru A. Thadani, AIA
Revised 12/23/1999
Abercrombie, Patrick. Town and Country Planning. Revised by D. Rigby Childs. New York: Oxford University Press, 1959 (1933).

Adams, Thomas. The Design of Residential Areas: Basic Considerations, Principals and Methods. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1934.

Alberti, Leon Battista. On the Art of Building In Ten Books. Trans. by Joseph Rykwert, Neil Leach, and Robert Tavernor. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1988.

Alexander, Christopher, The Timeless Way of Building, New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Alexander, Christopher. A New Theory of Urban Design. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Alexander, Christopher, Murray Silverstein, and Sara Ishikawa. A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Anderson, R. John and Jason Miller, editors, Traditional Neighborhood Design, House Plans, Volume 1, Saint Paul: HomeStyles Publishing and Marketing Inc. 1996

Anderson, Kurt. "Oldfangled New Towns." Time, May 20, 1991, p. 52.

Anderson, Stanford, ed. On Streets. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1986.

Archer, John. "Country and City in the American Romantic Suburb." Society of Architectural Historians Journal, Vol. 42 (May 1983), pp. 139-156.

Arendt, Randall G. Growing Greener: Putting Conservation into Plans and Ordinances. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1999.

Arendt, Randall G. Creative Design for Subdivisions: a Practical Guide to Creating Open Space Networks. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1996.

Arendt, Randall G. Rural by Design. American Planning Association, 1994.

Atash, Farhad. "Redesigning Suburbia for Walking and Transit: Emerging Concepts." Journal of Urban Planning and Development, March 1994, p. 48.

Bacon, Edmund N. Design of Cities. London: Thames and Hudson, 1978.

Baldassare, Mark. Trouble in Paradise: The Suburban Transformation in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

Barnett, Jonathan. The Fractured Metropolis: Improving the New City, Restoring the Old City, Reshaping the Region. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1995.

Barnett, Jonathan. The Elusive City: Five Centuries of Design, Ambition and Miscalculation. New York: Harper and Row, 1986.
"A history of planning since the 18th Century, made clear by a very experienced practicing planner."

Barnett, Jonathan. "In the Public Interest: Design Guidelines." Architectural Record, July 1987, pp. 114-125.

Barnett, Jonathan. An Introduction to Urban Design. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.

Bassert, Debbie. "Portfolio: Harbor Town, Memphis, Tennessee." Land Development, Fall 1992, pp. 36-39.

Benevolo, Leonardo. The Origins of Modern Town Planning. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1967.

Benevolo, Leonardo. The History of the City. Trans. by Geoffrey Culverwell. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1980.

Bentley, I. Alcock, A. Murrain, P. McGlynn, S. Smith, G. Responsive Environments: A Manual for Designers. Oxford, England: Butterworth Helnemann Ltd, 1985.

Berry, Jeffrey, et. al. The Rebirth of Urban Democracy. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1993.

Beveridge, Charles E., et. al. Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape. New York: Rizzoli, 1995.

Boles, Daralice. "Reordering the Suburbs." Progressive Architecture, May 1989, pp. 78-91.

Bookchin, Murray. The Limits of the City. New York: Harper & Row, 1974.

Bookout, Lloyd W. "Neotraditional Town Planning: A New Vision For the Suburbs?" Urban Land, January 1992, pp.20-26.

Bookout, Lloyd W. "Neotraditional Town Planning: Cars, Pedestrians, and Transit." Urban Land, February 1992, pp. 10-15.

Bookout, Lloyd W. "Neotraditional Town Planning: Bucking Conventional Codes and Standards." Urban Land, June 1992, pp. 12-17.

Bookout, Lloyd W. "Neotraditional Town Planning: The Test of the Marketplace." Urban Land, June 1992, pp. 12-17.

Bookout, Lloyd W. "Neotraditional Town Planning: Toward a Blending of Design Approaches." Urban Land, August 1992, pp. 14-19.

Boyer, M. Christine. Dreaming the Rational City: The Myth of American City Planning. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1983.

Bradford, Susan. "Are TNDs Selling?" Builder, August 1993, p. 76.

Braunfels, Wolfgang. Urban Design in Western Europe: Regime and Architecture, 900-1900. 1976. English Trans., Chicago, 1988.

Breakthroughs: Recreating the American City, Piscataway, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research/Rutgers University, 1993.
"A terrific book that should be required reading. The writing is excellent."

Bressi, Todd. "Cities to Walk In," Metropolis, March 1990.

Broadbent, Geoffrey. Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold (International), 1990.

Brooke, Steven. Seaside. New York: Pelican, 1995.

Brown, Peter H., "The Economics of Traditional Neighborhoods," Land Development, Fall 1993, pp. 20-24.

Buder, Stanley. Visionaries and Planners: The Garden City Movement and the Modern Community. Oxford University Press, 1990.

Burgess, Ernest W., ed. The Urban Community. AMS Press. Reprint of 1926 edition.

Burnham, Daniel. Plan of Chicago. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1994.

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

Calthorpe, Peter, and Mark Mack. Pedestrian Pockets: New Strategies for Suburban Growth. San Francisco: Calthorpe/Mack, 1987.

Calthorpe, Peter and Sim Van der Ryn. Sustainable Communities: A New Design Synthesis for Cities, Suburbs and Towns. California: Sierra Club Books, 1986.

Calvino, Italo, Invisible Cities, New York: Harcourt Brace.

Capek, Stella, and John Gilderbloom, Community Versus Commodity: Tenants and the American City. Albany, New York: SUNY Press, 1992.
"A case study of Santa Monica progressive government movement versus Houston."

Caro, Robert. The Power Broker.

Cercero, Robert. "Why Go Anywhere?" Commentary in Scientific American, September 1995.

Cercero, Robert. Suburban Gridlock. New Jersey: Center for Urban Policy Research, 1986.

Chermayoff, Serge and Alexander, Christopher. Community and Privacy: Towards an Architecture of Humanism. Garden City, New York: Anchor Books, 1965.

Choay, Francoise. The Modern City: Planning in the 19th Century. New York: George Braziller, 1969.

Ciucci, Giorgio, Francesco Dal Co, Mario Manieri-Elia, and Manfredo Tafuri. The American City: From the Civil War to the New Deal. Translated by Barbara Luigia la Penta. New York: Granada Publishing Limited, 1980. (1973 Italian; 1979 English trans.)

Ciucci, Giorgio. The American City: From Civil War to the New Deal. Trans. by Barbara Luigia la Penta. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1979.

Congress for the New Urbanism. Charter of the New Urbanism: Region / Neighborhood, District, and Corridor / Block, Street, and Building. New York: McGraw-Hill Books, 1999.

Collins, George R. Camillo Sitte: The Birth of Modern City Planning. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1986.

Constantine, James. "Design by Democracy," Land Development, Spring-Summer 1992, pp. 11-15.

Constantine, James. "Survey of Homebuyers Shows Interest in Traditional Neighborhood Development," Land Development, Winter 1994, pp. 5-7.

Craig, Lois. "Suburbs." Design Quarterly. No. 132 (1986) pp. 1-32.

Crawford, Margaret. "The World in a Shopping Mall." Variations on a Theme Park: The New American City and the End of Public Space. Edited by Michael Sorkin. New York: The Noonday Press, 1992.

Creese, Walter L., ed. The Legacy of Raymond Unwin: A Human Pattern for Planning. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1967.

Crouch, Dora, et al. The Legacy of Raymond Unwin: A Human Pattern for Planning. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1967.

Cullen, Gorden. Spanish City Planning in North America. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1982.

Culot, Maurice and Leon Krier. "The Only Path for Architecture." Oppositions: A Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture. Vol. 14 (Fall 1978).

Delsohn, Gary. "The First Pedestrian Pocket." Planning, December 1989, p. 20.

Dennis, Michael. "Excursus Americanus." Modulus 16: We Have an Urbanism Still, 1983, pp. 111-125.

Dennis, Michael. Court & Garden: From the French Hotel to the City of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1986.

Divorne, Francoise, Gendre, Bernard, Laverge, Bruno and Panerai, Phillippe. Essai Sur La Regularite: Les Bastides d' Aquitaine, du Bas-Languedoc et du Bearn. Bruxelles, Archives D'Architecture Modern, 1985.

Downing, Andrew Jackson. The Architecture of Country Houses. Downing, A.J. New York, Dover Publications, 1969 (orginally published by D. Appleton & Company, 1850)

Downing, Andrew Jackson. Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. With the 859 6th Edition Suppl. By Henry Winthrop Sargent. New York: Funk $ Wagnalls 1967 (originally published in 1841.

Downs, Anthony. New Visions for Metropolitan America. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1994.

Downs, Anthony. Stuck In Traffic: Coping With Peak-Hour Traffic Congestion. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1992.

Duany, Andres. "Principles in the Architecture of Alvar Aalto." Harvard Architecture Review, Vol. 5 (1986), pp. 104-119. 1986.

Duany, Andres, and Plater-Zyberk, Elizabeth. "The Second Coming of the American Small Town." The Wilson Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 1 (Winter 1992).

Duany, Andres and Plater-Zyberk, Elizabeth. Towns and Town-Making Principles. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1991.
"A book edited by Alex Krieger on the principles of traditional neighborhood design illustrated by the work of DPZ."

Duany, Andres, and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. "The Second Coming of the American Small Town," The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1992. Reprinted in Utne Reader, May/June 1992.

Duany, Andres, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Richard Shearer. "Zoning for Traditional Neighborhoods." Land Development, Vol. 5, no. 2 (Fall 1992), pp. 20-26.

Dunlop, Beth. "Our towns." Architectural Record, October 1991.

Easterling, Keller. American Town Plans: A Comparative Time Line. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1993.
"A catalog of historic plans drawn to the same scale."

Easterling, Keller and Mohney, David, Seaside: Making a Town in America. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991.
"A thorough history of Seaside with illustrations."

Economakis, Richard. ed. Building Classical: A Vision of Europe and America London: Academy Editions, Ernst & Sohn, 1993.

Etzioni, Amitai. The Spirit of Community: The Reinvention of American Society. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Ewing, Reid. Developing Successful New Communities. Urban Land Institute, 1991.

Feldman, Roberta, and Martin Jaffe. "Reformation and Counter Reformation," Inland Architect, September-October 1992, p. 62.

Fisher, Irving D. Frederick Law Olmsted and the City Planning Movement in the United States. Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, 1976 (1986).

Fisher, Thomas. "Do the Suburbs Have a Future?" Progressive Architecture, December 1993, p. 36.

Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1978.

Fishman, Robert. Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1997.

Flagg, Earnest. Small Houses, Their Economic Design and Construction. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921.

Foglesong, Richard E. Planning the Capitalist City: The Colonial Era to the 1920s. New York: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Frantz, Douglas & Catherine Collins. Celebration, U.S.A.: An experiment in "New Urbanism".

Friedman, David. Florentine New Towns: Urban Design in the Late Middle Ages. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1988.

Fulton, William. "Winning Over the Street People." Planning, May 1991.

Garnier, Tony. Une Citte Industrielle. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1989.

Garreau, Joel. Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1991.

Garvin, Alexander. The American City: What Works, What Doesn’t. New York: McGraw Hill, 1996.

Gehl, Jan, Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.
"Useful book, in attempting to convey the concept of community."

Gehl, Jan. The Space Between Buildings. New York, Van Nostrad Reinhold, 1986.

Gerckens, Laurence C., "Landmarks: Mariemont, Ohio." Land Development, Winter 1994, pp. 42, 44.

Ghirardo, Diane. "Past or Post Modern in Architectural Fashion." Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 2-6.

Ghirardo, Diane. Building New Communities: New Deal America and Fascist Italy. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1989.

Gilderbloom, John and Richard Appelbaum, Rethinking Rental Housing, Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1988.
"A case study of the Swedish neighborhood development programs and a critique of the disastrous United States housing policies. Promotes a third wave paradigm."

Girling, Cynthia. "The Pedestrian Pocket: Reorienting Radburn." Landscape Journal 40, 1993.

Girouard, Mark. Cities and People, New Haven: Yale Press, 1985.

Glazer, Nathan and Mark Lilla, eds. The Public Face of Architecture: Civic Culture and Public Spaces. New York: The Free Press.

Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Goodman, Paul and Percival Goodman. Communitas: Means of Livlihood and Ways of Life. New York: Vintage Books, 1947 (1960).

Goodman, Robert. After the Planners. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971.

Grassi, Giorgio. Architecture Dead Language. Milan: Lotus Documents, 1988.

Gunts, Edward. "Plan Meets Reality: Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland." Architecture, December 1991, p. 74.

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, A Vision of Britain, New York, Doubleday, 1989.

Haase, Ronald, Classic Cracker: Florida's Wood-Frame Vernacular Architecture, Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, 1992.

Hall, Peter. Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Basil Blackwell, 1988.

Hancock, John. "What Is Fair Must Be Fit: Drawings and Plans by John Nolen." Lotus International. Vol. 50 (1986), Electa Edizioni: Italy.

Handy, Susan L. "Regional Versus Local Accessibility: Neo-Traditional Development and its Implications for Non-work Travel," Built Environment No. 4, p. 253.

Hare, Patrick H., "One-Car Mortgages and One-Car Rents: Making Housing Affordable by Reducing Second-Car Ownership." Land Development, Spring-Summer 1994, pp. 12-14.

Hayden, Dolores. Redesigning the American Dream. New York: W.W. Norton and Co, 1984.

Heenan, David A. The New Corporate Frontier. The Big Move to Small Town, U.S.A. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991.
"Explaining the new appeal of the small town to corporations."

Hegemann, Werner and Peets, Elbert. The American Vitruvius: An Architect’s Handbook of Civic Art. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1988 (originally published in 1922).
"The Encyclopedia."

Hiss, Tony. The Experience of Place. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

Holl, Steven. Pamphlet Architecture No. 9: Edge of a City. New York: Pamphlet Architectural Press, 1982.

Holl, Steven. Pamphlet Architecture No. 9: Rural and Urban House Types in North America. New York: Pamphlet Architectural Press, 1982.

Howard, Ebenezer. Garden Cities of To-Morrow. Intro. by Lewis Mumford. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1965 (originally published as Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform, 1898).

Hurtt, Steven W. and Dhiru A. Thadani, ed. Making Towns: Principles and Techniques, College Park, Maryland: School of Architecture, University of Maryland, 1994.
Articles by Matthew J. Bell, Ralph Bennett, Victor Dover, Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Peter Hetzel, John W. Hill, Tony Hiss, Peter Katz, Fred Koetter, Roger K. Lewis, Daniel K. Slone, Daniel Solomon, and Carroll William Westfall.

Jackson, J.B. Landscapes: Selected Writings of J.B. Jackson. Edited by Ervin H. Zube. University of Massachusetts Press, 1970.

Jackson, J.B. The Necessity of Ruins. 1980.

Jackson, Kenneth. The Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
"A scholarly history of suburbia."

Jacobs, Allan and Donald Appleyard. "A Manifesto." American Planning Association Journal, November 1987.

Jacobs, Allan B. Great Streets, Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1992

Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Random House, 1961.

Jacobs, Jane. Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life. New York Random House, 1984.

Johnston, Norman J. Cities in the Round. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1983.

Katz, Peter, The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.
"A copiously illustrated compedium of recent townplanning projects by a range of designers."

Kaus, Mickey. The End of Equality. New York: Basic Books, 1992.
"An analysis of the current socioeconomic crisis, as it can be partially remedied by traditional planning."

Kay, Jane Holtz. Asphalt Nation. New York: Crown Publishers, 1997.

Kelbaugh, Doug, ed. The Pedestrian Pocket Book: A New Suburban Design Strategy. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1989.

Kemmis, Daniel. Community and the Politics of Place. University of Oklahoma Press, 1990.

Kemmis, Daniel. The Good City and The Good Life. Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Knack, Ruth. "Repent, Ye Sinners, Repent." Planning, August 1989, p. 4.

Knack, Ruth. "Selling Cluster." Planning, September 1990.

Knack, Ruth. "Tony Nelessen's Do-It-Yourself Neotraditionalism." Planning, December 1991, p. 18.

Knack, Ruth. "Neotrad Meets the Midwest." Planning, April 1993, p. 23.

Kohr, Leopold. The Inner City: From Mud to Marble. Wales: Y Lolfa, 1989.
"A humorous critique of conventional planning."

Kolhoff, Hans F. "City of Places." The Urban Garden. Xerox reprint of Cornell University course book.

Kolhoff, Hans F., Arthur A. Ovaska, and O. M. Ungers. The Urban Garden: Student Projects for the Sudliche Friedrichstadt Berlin. Ungers, West Germany: Studio Press for Architecture I, 1978.

Kostof, Spiro, The City Shaped. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990.

Kostof, Spiro. The Shape of the City: Urban Patterns and Meanings through History. New York: Bulfinch Press, 1991.

Kostof, Spiro, The City Assembled. London: Thames & Hudson, 1992.

Krier, Leon. "The Reconstruction of the City" in Rational Architecture: The Reconstruction of the European City. Bruxelles: Archives d'Architecture Moderne, 1978.

Krier, Leon. "The Authority of the Architect in Democracy." Architectural Design.

Krier, Leon and Culot, Maurice. "Counterprojects / Counterprogetti / Counterprojects." Archives d'Architecture Moderne. 1981.

Krier, Leon. Houses, Palaces, and Cities. New York: St. Martins’s Press, 1984.
"A graphic explanation of Krier’s principles."

Krier, Leon. "Quarter Versus Zone: Projects in London and Paris."

Krier, Leon. "Tradition - Modernity - Modernism: Some Necessary Explanations of Terms." Archives d'Architecture Moderne. Nos. 35-36 (1987).

Krier, Leon. Atlantis. Bruxelles: Archives d'Architecture Moderne, 1988.

Krier, Leon. editor, The Completion of Santurce, Preliminary Study for a Barrio Masterplan B.M.P.

Krier, Rob. Urban Space. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1979.

Kulash, Walter. "The Third Motor Age." Places, Winter 1996, pp. 42-49.

Kunstler, James Howard. The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape. Simon & Schuster, 1993.
"An aggressive criticism of suburbia with humor."

Kunstler, James Howard. Home from Nowhere: Remaking our Everyday World for the 21st Century. Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Langdon, Philip. A Better Place to Live: Reshaping the American Suburbs. Amherst, Massachusetts: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1994.

Langdon, Philip. "A Good Place to Live." The Atlantic Monthly, March 1988, p. 39.

Leccese, Michael. "Brave Old World." Landscape Architecture, October 1989, p. 57.

Leccese, Michael. "Next Stop: Transit-Friendly Towns." Landscape Architecture, July 1990, p. 47.

Leinberger, Christopher and Lockwood, Charles. "How Business is Reshaping America." The Atlantic Monthly, October 1986, pp. 43-52.

Lennard, Suzanne H. Crowhurst, et al., Livable Cities, Southampton, NY: Gondolier Press/Center for Urban Well-Being, 1987.
"Quirky collection of musings on what makes cities work, based largely on European examples."

Lerner-Lam, Eva, et al. "Neo-Traditional Neighborhood Design and Its Implications for Traffic Engineering." ITE Journal, January 1992, p. 17.

Lessinger, Jack. Penturbia: Where real estate will boom after the crash of suburbia. Seattle: Socio-Economics, 1991.
"An analysis of the general return to the American small town by the coming generation."

Lewis, Paul G. Shaping Suburbia: How Political Institutions Organize Urban Development. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.

Lewis, Roger. Shaping the City. New York: American Institute of Architects, New York, 1987.

Lockwood, Charles. "The Arrival of the Urban Village." Princeton Alumni Weekly, November 26, 1986, pp. 11-14.

Longo, Gianni. A Guide to Great American Public Places. Urban Initiatives. 1996.

Lynch, Kevin. The Image of The City. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1960.

Lynch, Kevin. Good City Form. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1981.

McCamant, Kathryn and Durrett, Charles. CoHousing, A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves.Ten Speed Press, 1994.

McCann, Eugene J. "Neotraditional developments: The anatomy of a new urban form." Urban Geography, Vol.16, 1995, p.210-233.

MacKaye, Benton. The New Exploration: A Philosophy of Regional Planning. Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990. Reprint of 1928 ed.

McKenzie, Evan. Privatopia. New Haven: Yale Press, 1994.

Mann, William A., Space and Time in Landscape Architectural History. Washington, DC: Landscape Architecture Foundation, 1981.

Miller, Robert. "The New American Downtown: Tyson's Corner as a Case Study." Architectural Record, September 1987, pp. 79-83.

Moe, Richard. "Adding up to Noplace: How Transportation Policy Shapes Communities." Historic Preservation News, June/July 1994, pp 14-26.
"A compelling article/editorial, written by the president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation."

Mohney, David, and Keller Easterling, eds. Seaside: Making a Town in America. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991.

Molinaro, Joseph R., "Creating a Vibrant Urban Core in the Suburbs." Land Development, Winter 1993, pp. 16-20.

Molinaro, Joseph R., "Portfolio: Laguna West, Sacramento, California." Land Development, Winter 1994, pp. 28-31.

Molinaro, Joseph R., ed.,"Portfolio: McConnell at Davidson, North Carolina," Land Development, Spring-Summer 1994, pp. 30-32.

Moneo, Rafael. "On Typology." Oppositions: A Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture, Vol. 13 (Summer 1978).

Morini, Mario. Atlante di Storia dell'Urbanistica. Editore Ulrico Hoepli: Milano, 1963. Reprinted 1983.

Morris, A.E.J. History of Urban Form. 1974.

Morrish, William. "The Urban Spring: Formalizing the Water System of Los Angeles." Modulus 17: Architecture of Public Works, 1984.

Morrish, William. Planning to Stay. Milkweed Press, 1994.

Moudon, Anne Vernez. Built for Change. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1986.

Moudon, Anne Vernez, ed. Public Streets for Public Use. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Modulus 23: Towards a Civil Architecture in America, The Architectural Review at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1995.
Articles by Matthew J. Bell, Michael Dennis, Brian Kelly, Neal Payton, Mark Schimmenti, C.W. Westfall.

Muller, Peter. Contemporary Suburban America. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1981.

Mumford, Lewis. The Culture of Cities. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1938 (1973).

Mumford, Lewis. From the Ground Up: Observations on Contemporary Architecture, Housing, Highway Building, and Civic Design. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1947 (1967).

Mumford, Lewis. The City in History. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1961.

Nelessen, Anton C. Visions for A New American Dream: Process, Principles, and

an Ordinance to Plan and Design Small Communities. 2nd ed. American Planning Association, 1994.

The New City: Foundations. Volume 1, University of Miami School of Architecture, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991.

The New City: The American City, Volume 2, University of Miami School of Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, 1993-94.

The New City: Volume 3, University of Miami School of Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, 1996-97.

Newman, Oscar. Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design. New York: Collier Books, 1972.
"Explaining how security is achieved through physical design."

Oldenberg, Ray. The Great Good Place: Cafes, coffee shops, community centers, beauty parlors, general stores, bars, hangouts and how they get you through the day. New York: Paragon House, 1989.
"An analysis of semi-public gathering places."

Olsen, Donald J. The City as a Work of Art: London, Paris, Vienna. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

Orfield, Myron. Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 1997.

Panerai, Phillipe, et al. Elements d'Analyse Urbaine. Bruxelles: Archives d'Architecture Moderne, 1974.

Park, Robert E. and Ernest W. Burgess, The City. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1925 (1967).

Pastier, John. "Utopia, Suburbia, Atopia." Arts and Architecture. Vol. 2, No. 4 (1983), pp. 64-69.

Pearson, Clifford. "The New New Towns." Builder, January 1990, p. 294.

Peets, Elbert. On the Art of Designing Cities: Selected Essays of Elbert Peets. Edited by Paul D. Spreiregen. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1968.

Perez de Arce, Rodrigo. "Urban Transformations." Architectural Design Profile. Vol. 48, No. 4 (1978). New York: St. Martin's Press, pp. 237-266.

Peterson, Steven. "Urban Design Tactics. Roma Interrota" Architectural Design Profile, Vol. 49, No. 3-4 (1979).

Peterson, Steven. "Space and Anti-Space." Harvard Architectural Review, 1980.

Pick, Maritza. The Sierra Club Guide to Community Organizing: How to Save Your Neighborhood, City, or Town. Sierra Club Books, 1993.

Polyzoides, Stefanos and Roger Sherwood and James Tice. Courtyard Housing in Los Angeles. Los Angeles: The University of California Press, 1982.

Porphyrios, Demetri, ed. Building and Rational Architecture. Architectural Design Profile.

Porphyrios, Demetri, ed. Classicism is Not a Style. Architectural Design Profile.

Post, Nadine M. "Putting brakes on suburban sprawl: New urbanists create walkable old-style communities to put the car in its place." ENR, May 9, 1994, p. 32.

Purdom, C.B. The Building of Satellite Towns: A contribution to the study of Town Development and Regional Planning. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1949.

Rapoport, Amos. Human Aspects of Urban Form.

Rasmussen, Steen Eiler. Towns and Buildings. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1983.

Reich, Robert B. The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism. New York: Random House, 1992.

Reps, John. The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States. New York: Princeton University Press, 1965.

Reps, John. "The Future of American Planning: Requiem or Renaissance?" Planning 1967: Selected Papers from the ASPO National Planning Conference, 1967. Chicago: American Society of Planning Officials, 1967, pp. 47-65.

Reps, John. "Public Land, Urban Development Policy, and the American Planning Tradition." Modernizing Urban Land Policy. Edited by Marion Clawson. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1972.

Reps, John. Town Planning in Frontier America. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1980.

Rifkin, Carole. Main Street: The Face of Urban America. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1977.

Robinson, Charles Mulford. The Width and Arrangement of Streets: A study in Town Planning. New York: The Engineering News Publishing Company, 1911.

Rose, Jonathan F. P., "Violence, Materialism & Ritual: Shopping for a Center," Modulus 23: Towards a Civil Architecture in America (August 1994). Distributed by Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Rossi, Aldo. The Architecture of the City. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1986.

Rowe, Colin. "Lockhart, Texas." Architectural Record.

Rowe, Colin and Koetter, Fred. Collage City. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1975.

Rowe, Peter G. Making a Middle Landscape. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1991.

Rudofsky, Bernard. Streets for People, New York: Anchor Press, Garden City, 1969.

Rybczynski, Witold. "Architects Must Listen to the Melody." New York Times. Sunday, September 14, 1989, Section 2, p. 1.

Rybczynski, Witold. "Visions of Metropolis." Queen's Quarterly, Vol. 100, Fall, 1993, No.3, pp. 629-635.

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New Urbanism Bibliography
Compiled by Dhiru A. Thadani (, AIA
Revised 12/23/1999

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