|Part I: Courses and Project Introduction; Sustainable Development Concepts and Theory|
|1||Introduction to Course|
|2||Introduction to Sustainable Developments Concepts and Theory|| |
Client background information and projects' scopes.
Beatley, Timothy, and Kristy Manning. The Ecology of Place: Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1997, chapter 1, and 5. ISBN: 1559634782.
Katz, Bruce, and Jennifer Bradley. "Divided We Sprawl." The Atlantic Monthly, December 1999, 26-41.
McDonough, William, and Michael Braungart. "The Next Industrial Revolution." The Atlantic Monthly, October 1998, 82-92.
|3||Concepts and Theory: Brownfields and Neighborhood Development|| |
Bates, Timothy. Race, Self-Employment, and Upward Mobility: An Illusive American Dream. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, chapter 1, pp. 1-23. ISBN: 0801857996.
Jepson, E., Jr. "The Conceptual Integration of Planning and Sustainability: An Investigation of Planners In The United States." Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 21 (2003): 389-410.
Kibel, Paul. "The Urban Nexus: Open Space, Brownfields and Justice." Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 25 (1998): 589-618.
Roberts, Brian, and Michael Cohen. "Enhancing Sustainable Development by Triple Value Adding to the Core Business of Government." Economic Development Quarterly 16, no. 2 (May 2002): 127-137.
Tietz, Michael B. "Neighborhood Economics: Local Communities and Regional Markets." Economic Development Quarterly 3, no. 2 (May 1989): 111-122.
Waldinger, Roger, Howard Aldrich, and Robin Ward. "Opportunities, Group Characteristics, and Strategies." In Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Immigrant Business in Industrial Societies. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1990, pp. 13-49. ISBN: 0803937113.
|4||Concepts and Theory: Industrial Ecology and Green Development|| |
Rocky Mountain Institute. Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1998, pp. 24-65, and 124-190. ISBN: 0471188786.
Kinsley, Michael. "Sustainable Development: Prosperity without Growth." In Economic Renewal Guide. Old Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute, chapter 1. ISBN: 1881071065.
Torrens, I., and Karen Yeager. "The Electric Utility Industry." In The Ecology of Industry. Edited by Deanna J. Richards and Greg Pearson. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1998, pp. 72-100. ISBN: 0309063558.
|Part II: Existing Conditions Analysis and Formulating Plan Agenda|
|5||Brownfields, Economic Base Analysis, and Indicators|| |
Abelson, Ned, et al. "Rhode Island Chapter of the American Bar Association's Brownfields Book." 2nd ed. 2002.
Bashaw, John R. "Environmental Site Assessment." Occupational Health & Safety 61, no. 3 (March 1992): 32-33.
Blanchet, R. "Risk Assessments Aid Phase III Audits." Environmental Protection, April 1992.
Hernandez, L. Building Upon Our Strengths: A Community Guide to Brownfields Redevelopment in the San Francisco Bay Area. Oakland, CA: Urban Habitat Program, 1999, pp. 1-14, 52-57, and 65-68.
Hollander, Jason B. "Measuring Community: Using Sustainability Indicators in Devens, MA." Planners' Casebook (January 2002).
National Academies of Sciences. "Concept of Livability Indicators." In Community and Quality Life: Data Needs for Informed Decision Making. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2003, chapter 1, pp 23-53. ISBN: 0309082609.
Market Street Services. "Austin, Texas Economic and Demographic Profile." Phase I Report (May 2003).
|FT||Field Trip to Sites|
|6||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|7||Research Methods: Waste Streams/Emissions and Industry and Cluster Analysis|| |
Chertow, Marian R., and Daniel C. Esty, eds. Thinking Ecologically: The Next Generation of Environmental Policy. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997, pp. 1-37. ISBN: 0300073038.
Coogan, P., and T. Greene. "How to Investigate Environmental Health Problems in Your Community." Boston, MA: JSI Center for Environmental Health Studies. Working Paper, 1997.
Heaton, G., Jr., and R. D. Banks. "Toward a New Generation of Environmental Technology." In Investing in Innovation. Edited by Lewis Branscomb and James Keller. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, chapter 11, pp. 276-297. ISBN: 9780262522670.
Waits, Mary Jo. "The Added Value of the Industry Cluster Approach to Economic Analysis, Strategy Development, and Service Delivery." Economic Development Quarterly 14, no. 1 (February 2002): 35-50.
|8||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|9||Environmental Justice Issues and Market Analysis|| |
Cairns, Shannon, Jessica Greig, and Martin Wachs. "Environmental Justice and Transportation: A Citizen's Handbook." Institute of Transportation Studies. Berkeley, CA: University of California Berkeley, 2003.
Carn, N., et al. Real Estate Market Analysis: Techniques and Applications. London, UK: International Thompson Publishing Services, Ltd., 1988, Chapter 10, pp. 214-234. ISBN: 0324136560.
Kuehn, R. "The Environmental Justice Implications of Quantitative Risk Assessment." University of Illinois Law Review 103 (1996).
Rechtscaffen, C., and E. Guana. Environmental Justice: Law, Policy and Regulation. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2002, pp. 217-220, and 226-236. ISBN: 0890894124.
Waxman, Andrew. "Utilizing Economic Theories of Retail to Revitalize Inner-City Neighborhood Business Districts: The Case of Upham's Corner Main Streets." MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning Masters Thesis, June 1998, chapters 6, and 7.
|10||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|11||Presentation on Preliminary Findings (Team 1)|
|12||Presentation on Preliminary Findings (Team 2)|
|13||Feedback, Synthesize, and Reflect|
|Part III: Plan Building Blocks: Environmental and Economic Development Polices and Interventions|
|14||Technology Transfer, Green Design, and Industrial Ecology|| |
Beatley, Timothy, and Kristy Manning. The Ecology of Place: Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1997, chapter 4. ISBN: 1559634782.
Hershkowitz, Alan. Bronx Ecology: Blueprint for a New Environmentalism. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2002, pp. 27-51, 87-102, and 197-212. ISBN: 1559638648.
Jolly, Vijay K. Commercializing New Technologies: Getting from Mind to Market. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1997, pp. 1-18. ISBN: 0875847609.
Reamer, Andrew, et al. "Technology Transfer and Commercialization." Washington, DC: Economic Development Administration, 2003, chapter 4, pp. 111-128. (PDF)
Romm, J., and W. Browning. "Greening the Building and the Bottom Line: Increasing Productivity through Energy-Efficient Design." Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute, 1998. Working paper.
|15||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|16||Brownfields and Real Estate Development|| |
Blakely, E., and T. Bradshaw. "Locality Development." In Planning Local Economic Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2002, Chapter 7, pp. 179-196. ISBN: 0761924582.
Eisen, J., "Brownfields of Dreams? Challenges and Limits of Voluntary Cleanup Programs and Incentives." University of Illinois Law Review 882 (1996).
Hernandez, M. "The Impact of Commercial Development on Inner City Revitalization: An Analysis of Projects in Boston, Cambridge, MA." MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning Master's Thesis, July 2001.
Simmons, R. Turning Brownfields into Greenbacks: Developing and Financing Environmentally Contaminated Urban Real Estate. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 1998, pp. 100-110. ISBN: 0874208513.
|17||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|18||Small Business Development and Land Use Planning|| |
Blakely, E., and T. Bradshaw. "Business Development." In Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1994, Chapter 8, pp. 217-235. ISBN: 0803952104.
Chertow, Marian R., and Daniel C. Esty, eds. Thinking Ecologically: The Next Generation of Environmental Policy. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997, pp. 60-76. ISBN: 0300073038.
Grossman, Karen. "Connectors and Conduits: Reaching Competitive Markets from the Ground Up." The Aspen Institute, 2002, pp. 12-32. (PDF)
Holliston Case Study. Charles River Watershed Association.
Lowitt, Peter. "Londonderry Case Study." and Lowitt, Peter, M. Deppe, T. Leatherwood, and N. Warner. "A Planner's Overview of Eco-Industrial Development." Both prepared for American Planning Association Annual Conference, 2000. Unpublished documents.
Sierra Club. "The Dark Side of the American Dream: The Costs and Consequences of Suburban Sprawl." Sierra Club Sprawl Report. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club, 1998, pp. 1-9.
|19||Apply Previous Class Content to Projects|
|Part IV: Plan Formulation|
|21||Elements of a Plan|
|23||Refine and Practice|
|24||Refine and Practice (cont.)|
|26||Final Projects Due|