This page contains resources related to small, adaptable buildings in the area of Urban Planning grouped by topics: Small, Adaptable, Mixed Use, Economic Opportunity, and Disaster Recovery.  Suggestions welcome!

Urban Planning > General

Urban Planning > Small

Urban Planning > Adaptable

  • Print: Anne Moudon, Built for Change: Neighborhood Architecture in San Francisco (MIT Press 1989), 308 pages.
  • Print: David Wilson, The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time (Little, Brown 2011), 448 pages.
  • Print: Suleiman Osman, The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York (Oxford University Press 2011), 360 pages.

Urban Planning > Mixed Use

  • Site: Testing, Testing (“People actually felt happier and more activation, excitement, and engagement standing in front of an older, more crowded, messier streetscape”)
  • Audio: Richard Sennett, “The Edge: A Space for Culture“, University of London, 2012-11-09
  • E-Publication: Richard Sennett, “Why Complexity Improves the Quality of City Life” (“The Holy Grail for urban designers like myself, the quest to build truly mixed-use environments in order that the inhabitants develop a more complex, adult understanding of one another”)
  • Print: Jurgen Krusche, “Berlin ist hässlich – und das ist gut so!”, Arch+ #201/202, pp 62-65

Urban Planning > Economic Opportunity

Urban Planning > Local Government Revenue

Urban Planning > Disaster Recovery

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