An online community and resource for architects, urban designers, landscape architects, planners, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.
Center for Land Use Interpretation
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.
Interactive information tools for town building professionals and development groups. The Charrette is an interdisciplinary design process used in neighborhood planning and community development.
An alliance of professionals dedicated to creating healthy and sustainable communities wherever people live, work, play and lead. Serves corporations, organizations, and community collaborations in producing transformative outcomes.
Community planning and visualization software, created by the Orton Family Foundation, allows rural and urban communities to manage their growth through GIS-based 3D modeling tools.
Congress for New Urbanism
a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that was founded in 1993. Works with architects, developers, planners, and others involved in the creation of cities and towns, teaching them how to implement the principles of the New Urbanism.
Student-run journal established in 1993 by the UCLA Department of Urban Planning. Serving as a forum to debate issues that impact cities and regions, particularly in the context of planning and policy making.
This planning resource center contains one of the most comprehensive directories on the Internet relevant to the land use planning. Also contains information about related mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups, and hosts several interactive message ar
LA Human Urban Bureau
LAHUB believes that the complexity glossed over by utopian schemes is a source of urban interest, vitality and future growth and hopes to raise issues, put forth ideas and give voice to unheard constituencies through various medias.
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
A thesaraus of modern concepts in urban development. For each there is a definition, bibliography and its source publication.
A public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community. Urban planning and development news, job opportunities, commentary and events.
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.
Selected european planning journals ,an extensive planning web guide, archives of plans, information, events from the town and regional planning world.
PlanWeb is designed by town planners for town planners. Site is experimental so please send us feed-back on what you think, together with any news items or interesting sites.
Smart Growth America
Nationwide coalition promoting a better way to grow; one that protects farmland and open space, revitalizes neighborhoods, keeps housing affordable, preserves scenic and historic resources, and makes communities more livable.
Smart Land Development
Citizens guidebook presenting a viable solution to sprawl and shows how to help create/gain approvals for land development that improves property values, reduces traffic congestion, enhances natural and historic resources, and builds community spirit
A journal of the built and natural environments, featuring articles, essays, editorials, poetry, fiction, artwork, and the "UnSprawl" case studies.
Believes that big government that are centrally planned, budgeted, and controlled by prescriptive laws ญญ do not work. As an alternative, research now aims to find small government means, such as user fees, markets, and incentives, to protect the env
Regularly published guide to the reports and research that are generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies.
Strives to change the climate and terms of the debate over urban policy by developing and promoting voluntary, private-sector, and market-oriented solutions to urban problems.
Urban Land Institute
Nonprofit education and research institute with focus on the use of land in order to enhance the total environment. Information on urban planning, growth, and development.
Urban projects, ideas, and plans. Virtual tour in ghetto spaces, urban planning students network and philosophy for the Urban Planning Department of Columbia.