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http://www.planetizen.com/
Editor's Pick Planetizen Open in a new browser window Editor's Pick
   A public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community. Urban planning and development news, job opportunities, commentary and events.
   http://www.planetizen.com/

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http://archnet.org/
ArchNet Open in a new browser window
   An online community and resource for architects, urban designers, landscape architects, planners, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.
   http://archnet.org/
http://www.bigboxreuse.com/
Big Box Reuse Open in a new browser window
   Julia Christensen studies and explores how communities reuse empty big box buildings. Case studies, articles, and presentation schedule.
   http://www.bigboxreuse.com/
http://www.bettercommunities.org/
Building Better Communities Network Open in a new browser window
   An information clearinghouse and communication forum dedicated to building inclusive communities and to successfully siting affordable housing and community services.
   http://www.bettercommunities.org/
http://ceres.ca.gov/planning/
California Land Use Planning Network Open in a new browser window
   LUPIN (Land Use Planning Information Network) is an information service that supports and addresses California land use planning issues via the CERES web.
   http://ceres.ca.gov/planning/
http://www.clui.org/
Center for Land Use Interpretation Open in a new browser window
   Research organization involved in exploring, examining, and understanding land and landscape issues. It employs a variety of methods to pursue its stated aim, engaging in research, classification, extrapolation, and exhibition.
   http://www.clui.org/
http://www.brook.edu/es/urban/urban.htm
Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy Open in a new browser window
   Reports, analysis, commentary, special features, and books from The Brookings Institution.
   http://www.brook.edu/es/urban/urban.htm
http://www.charrettecenter.net/
CharretteCenter.net Open in a new browser window
   Information on planning, conducting, and implementing results from design charettes.
   http://www.charrettecenter.net/
http://www.citymayors.com/
CityMayors Open in a new browser window
   News about the world's cities and how their mayors are dealing with today's urban issues.
   http://www.citymayors.com/
http://www.cyburbia.org/
Cyburbia Open in a new browser window
   Planning resource center includes a detailed resource directory, numerous message boards, a wiki, and image galleries.
   http://www.cyburbia.org/
http://www.eco-absence.org/
Ecology of Absence Open in a new browser window
   Documents abandonment of the built environment and speculates on geographic, sociological, ecological, and architectural factors. Most examples are in St. Louis, Missouri.
   http://www.eco-absence.org/
http://www.ecoiq.com/onlineresources/anthologies/landuse/index.html
Ecosystem Anthologies: Land Use Open in a new browser window
   This guide to online resources serves the information and communication needs of individuals and organizations working to protect our environment and create a sustainable future.
   http://www.ecoiq.com/onlineresources/anthologies/landuse/index.html
http://www.europaforum.or.at/
Europaforum Wien Open in a new browser window
   Analyzes policies, conducts public dialogues, organizes conferences, and publishes works on urban issues in the European Union. In German and English.
   http://www.europaforum.or.at/
http://www.greatstreets.org/
Great Streets! Open in a new browser window
   Profiles of cities with thriving main streets, an examination of the details that make them successful, and a look at the fictional River City in the movie The Music Man.
   http://www.greatstreets.org/
http://www.jobsinplanning.com/
Jobs In Planning Open in a new browser window
   Employment opportunities for planning professionals, with a focus on Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
   http://www.jobsinplanning.com/
http://law.wustl.edu/landuselaw/
Land Use Law Open in a new browser window
   Includes articles, cases, ordinances, statutes, and photographs from Professor Daniel R. Mandelker of Washington University.
   http://law.wustl.edu/landuselaw/
http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/land_use.html
Legal Information Institute: Land Use Law Open in a new browser window
   An overview provided by the Cornell Law School.
   http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/land_use.html
http://www.megacities.nl/
Megacities Open in a new browser window
   Annual Dutch lecture series. Includes full text archives from prior years.
   http://www.megacities.nl/
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/sprawl/
National Geographic - The New Suburb? Open in a new browser window
   Explore a virtual new urbanist neighborhood. Includes comparisons to typical suburban developments, lesson plans, links, and an image gallery.
   http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/sprawl/
http://www.neighborhoodplanning.org/
Neighborhood Planning Open in a new browser window
   Educational resource for understanding and improving neighborhoods. Includes a number of detailed examinations of topical issues.
   http://www.neighborhoodplanning.org/
http://www.newurbanism.org/
New Urbanism Open in a new browser window
   The revival of our lost art of place-making, it is essentially a re-ordering of the built environment into the form of complete towns. New Urbanism promotes the creation and restoration of compact, walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, towns, and cities.
   http://www.newurbanism.org/
http://www.ovi.umontreal.ca/
Observatoire de la Ville Interieure Open in a new browser window
   Collects and disseminates information on Montreal's indoor and underground city. In French and English.
   http://www.ovi.umontreal.ca/
http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos057.htm
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Urban and Regional Planners Open in a new browser window
   Career profile from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
   http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos057.htm
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/newurbanism/
Online NewsHour: New Urbanism Open in a new browser window
   Companion site to PBS program includes core concepts, interviews, discussions, criticisms, comparisons, and examples.
   http://www.pbs.org/newshour/newurbanism/
http://www.ordinance.com/
Ordinance.com Open in a new browser window
   Pay site with free sections providing land use ordinances, maps, design guides, and similar services. Registration required.
   http://www.ordinance.com/
http://parole.aporee.org/
Parole Open in a new browser window
   A thesaraus of modern concepts in urban development. For each there is a definition, bibliography and its source publication.
   http://parole.aporee.org/
http://www.periferia.org/
Periferia Open in a new browser window
   Covers topics on architecture and urban design in the Caribbean.
   http://www.periferia.org/
http://www.plannersweb.com/
PlannersWeb Open in a new browser window
   Topical material on zoning ordinances, land use, comprehensive plans, master plans, subdivision regulation, transportation, housing, urban design, takings-property rights, and the impacts on cities and towns.
   http://www.plannersweb.com/
http://www.planninghelp.org.uk/
Planning Help Open in a new browser window
   Campaign to Protect Rural England project provides information on how citizens can influence local planning decisions.
   http://www.planninghelp.org.uk/
http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/
Planning Portal Open in a new browser window
   Government gateway to planning information throughout the UK. Provides information on plans, appeals, applications, contact details, research areas.
   http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/
http://www.planning.haynet.com/
Planning Resource Open in a new browser window
   UK planning portal. Includes news, employment, appeals, education, documents, consultants directory, and forum.
   http://www.planning.haynet.com/
http://www.parsol.gov.uk/
Planning and Regulatory Services Online (PARSOL) Open in a new browser window
   National United Kingdom program providing planning and regulatory standards, toolkits, specifications, schemas, and systems for use by local governments.
   http://www.parsol.gov.uk/
http://www.planning-applications.co.uk/
Planning-applications.co.uk Open in a new browser window
   Free online guide to the U.K. town planning system. Lodge an appeal and review development plans.
   http://www.planning-applications.co.uk/
http://www.planum.net/
Planum Open in a new browser window
   Selected European planning journals, an extensive planning web guide, archives of plans, and events from the town and regional planning world.
   http://www.planum.net/
http://www.rudi.net/
Resource for Urban Design Information Open in a new browser window
   Multimedia resource for teaching, research, and professional activity in urban design and its related disciplines.
   http://www.rudi.net/
http://www.msu.edu/user/socomm/
Sense of Community Project Open in a new browser window
   A study of social capital in urban blocks of Lansing, Michigan demonstrating its relationship to quality of life and social behavior.
   http://www.msu.edu/user/socomm/
http://www.smartcityradio.com/smartcityradio/
Smart City Open in a new browser window
   A weekly, hour-long public radio talk show that looks at urban life. Host Carol Coletta talks with public policy experts, designers, elected officials, developers, planners and others in discussions of urban issues.
   http://www.smartcityradio.com/smartcityradio/
http://space-city.net/
Space.City Open in a new browser window
   Seattle, Washington-based nonprofit hosts lectures and events on architecture, public art, and urbanism.
   http://space-city.net/
http://www.archfoundation.org/micd/
The Mayors' Institute on City Design Open in a new browser window
   Works to transform mayors into advocates for good design by hosting symposiums on urban design.
   http://www.archfoundation.org/micd/
http://www.orange-empire.com/
The Orange Empire of Southern California Open in a new browser window
   Profiles, news, and commentary for the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan region.
   http://www.orange-empire.com/
http://landuse.org/
The Smarter Land Use Project Open in a new browser window
   Focuses on improving the quality of proposed developments in settled areas. Includes a citizens guidebook for achieving effective collaboration.
   http://landuse.org/
http://www.hillside.ca
The Social Developer Open in a new browser window
   An examination of issues in modern urban development and its influence on the lives of urban dwellers.
   http://www.hillside.ca
http://www.wfu.edu/sociology/sociallifeofcities/
The Social Life of Cities Open in a new browser window
   A collection of photo essays illustrating aspects of public space, collective memory, urban design, and architecture.
   http://www.wfu.edu/sociology/sociallifeofcities/
http://www.tidepool.org/
Tidepool Open in a new browser window
   Environmental, community, and economic news for the bioregional community of western North America.
   http://www.tidepool.org/
http://www.nutimeline.net/
Timeline of New Urbanism Open in a new browser window
   A searchable database of key events in the history of new urbanism, as well as historical influences.
   http://www.nutimeline.net/
http://www.urban-age.net/
Urban Age Open in a new browser window
   International conference series on the future of cities. Conference information, archives, foci, and networking.
   http://www.urban-age.net/
http://www.gdrc.org/uem/
Urban Environmental Management Open in a new browser window
   A grouping of urban planning researchers from around the world. It looks at urban areas as the intersection of natural, built, and socio-economic environments.
   http://www.gdrc.org/uem/
http://www.urbanfutures.org/
Urban Futures Open in a new browser window
   A project of the Reason Public Policy Institute. Promotes voluntary, private-sector and market-oriented solutions to sprawl and other urban problems.
   http://www.urbanfutures.org/
http://www.urbanphoto.net/
Urban Photo Open in a new browser window
   Promotes and explores urban issues through photography.
   http://www.urbanphoto.net/
http://www.urbanplanet.org/
Urban Planet Open in a new browser window
   Urbanist message boards with areas for general and regional discussions.
   http://www.urbanplanet.org/
http://www.urbanplanningnow.com/
Urban Planning Now Open in a new browser window
   Job postings and links to planning employers.
   http://www.urbanplanningnow.com/
http://www3.sympatico.ca/david.macleod/UTOPS.HTM
Urban Planning Topics Open in a new browser window
   Dedicated to providing information and resources on urban and regional planning and environmental issues.
   http://www3.sympatico.ca/david.macleod/UTOPS.HTM
http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/homepage.htm
Urban Planning, 1794-1918 Open in a new browser window
   An international anthology of primary source material for the study of how urban planning developed up to the end of World War I. Includes articles, conference papers, and reports.
   http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/homepage.htm
http://www.urbanresidue.com/
Urban Residue Open in a new browser window
   Papers on the nature of public space and profiles of progressive urban areas.
   http://www.urbanresidue.com/
http://www.urbanicity.us/
Urbanicity Open in a new browser window
   An introduction to the concept of urbanicity.
   http://www.urbanicity.us/
http://www.urbanology.org/
Urbanology Open in a new browser window
   Urban projects, ideas, and plans. Virtual tour in ghetto spaces, urban planning students network and philosophy for the Urban Planning Department of Columbia.
   http://www.urbanology.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_planning
Wikipedia: Urban Planning Open in a new browser window
   Encyclopedia entry covers planning's role in aesthetics, safety, transportation, suburbanization, and the environment. Includes lists of famous planners and planned communities.
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_planning

Last Updated: 2007-04-24 09:05:03