OverviewPractical how-to information for conservation-minded urban-planning professionals is provided in this invaluable guide. The importance of natural lands or open space in master-planned communities—either in the suburbs or on the edge of existing cities—is thoroughly explained and coupled with examples of conservation-oriented housing developments that incorporate this key component.
Author BiographyEd McMahon is the Charles Fraser Senior Resident Fellow for Sustainable Development at the Urban Land Institute and a former vice president and director of land use at the Conservation Fund. He is a renowned authority on sustainable development, land conservation, and urban design. He is the author of Better Models for Commercial Development, Green Infrastructure, and Land Conservation Finance.