Built Environment is published quarterly, in March, June, September and December, each issue focusing on a single subject of contemporary interest and relevance to a wide range of disciplines. Subject areas include: architecture; conservation; economic development; environmental planning; health; housing; regeneration; social issues; spatial planning; sustainability; urban design; and transport. UC access only.
Public Square: A CNU Journal is a publication dedicated to illuminating and cultivating best practices in urbanism in the US and beyond. Powered by the Congress for the New Urbanism, Public Square is built to add depth and rigor to the practice of urbanism and improve our capacity for creating to build inclusive, resilient places—places that people love.
The Journal of Urbanism is multi-disciplinary and focuses on human settlement and its relation to the idea of sustainability, social justice and cultural understanding. It is concerned with the relative impact of design on environmental perception, urban livability and the experience of space.
Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science is the leading journal for the publication of high-quality articles that present cutting-edge research in analytical methods for urban planning and design. The journal focuses on smart cities, urban analytics, GIS, and urban simulation models. It also deals with visualisation, computation, and formal design-based methods applicable to morphological processes and structures in cities and regions.
A short article detailing the history of urban sprawl and its impact on the economy, demography, infrastructure, and urban form. Published by the Planning Commissioners Journal, written by Laurence C. Gerckens, FAICP.
The Journal of Urban Design is a scholarly international journal which advances theory, research and practice in urban design for shaping, managing, and improving the quality of the urban environment. It is now considered one of the core components of planning and urban studies.
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Design review is a process by which development projects are reviewed against architectural and site design criteria. Its aim is to protect and improve community character by holding developers to approved urban design principles. An APA login is required to access some resources; membership is free for students.
A short article detailing the importance of quiet in urban environments, and the impact of noise pollution on infrastructure and quality of life. Published by the Planning Commissioners Journal, written by Laurence C. Gerckens, FAICP.
This continually growing collection contains images of urban planning projects from China, Africa, Europe, and the United States, including research projects of DAAP faculty and students. Images of the built environment are from the Cincinnati Preservation Association, professional and amateur photographers, and from students and staff at the University of Cincinnati.
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States. Sustainability has been part of ASLA’s mission since its founding. ASLA has been a leader in demonstrating the benefits of green infrastructure and resilient development practices.
Landscape and Urban Planning is aimed at advancing understandings of landscape in order to promote sustainable solutions for change. The journal is based on the premise that landscape science is linked to planning and design can provide mutually supportive outcomes for people and nature.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
The US Forest Service, American Forests and the National Association of Regional Councils created Vibrant Cities Lab to help city managers, policymakers and advocates build thriving urban forest programs. The resource contains up-to-date research, case studies and toolkits.