Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Terrain.org's Metropolitan Mosaic Issue Now Online

Egads, I almost forgot to post this here!


Issue No. 17 of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments—with the theme of Metropolitan Mosaic—features a rich mix of contributions:

  • Guest Editorial by Denver mayor John Hickenlooper: "Sustainability in the Mile High City"
  • Simmons Buntin on the anonymous metropolis, be it Tucson or Tacoma or Tulsa
  • David Rothenberg on fifteen minutes of freedom in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Catherine Cunningham on the mobile metropolis, at least for RVs


  • Marianne Poloskey
  • John Horv├íth, Jr.
  • Charlotte Matthews
  • J.D. Smith
  • Jake Adam York
  • Michael J. Vaughn
  • Margarita Engle
  • Yvette A. Schnoeker- Shorb
  • Lynn Strongin


  • "Diversity as if It Mattered" by Emily Talen—on uniting the environmentalist and urban planner in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
  • "Hazelhurst at 75: A Culture of Conservation and Service" with online slideshow, by David R. Foote
  • "Wu-Kuo Yu" by William R. Stimson—is there an unknown species of fish in Taiwan's polluted urban rivers?
  • "Through the Dragon's Mouth: Exploring the City Museum of St. Louis" by Carolyn Steinhoff Smith


  • "Encounter at the Zoo" by David Watmough
  • "The Boy" by Edward M. Turner
  • "The Crestwood Wars: Parts 1-3" by Thomas P. Straw
  • "A Rich Man's Joke" by Steven Mayoff


  • "Denver's Stapleton: Green Urban Infill for the Masses?" by Michael Leccese
  • "Can the Way We Eat Change Metropolitan Agriculture? The Portland Example" by Martha Works and Thomas Harvey
  • "Public Involvement Best Practices: Linking Land Use and Transportation" by Harrison B. Rue


  • Peter Huggins reviews Riverfall, poems by Simmons B. Buntin
  • Ken Pirie reviews Crow's Range: An Environmental History of the Sierra Nevada, by David Beesley
  • Terrain.org staff reviews Canyon Spirits: Beauty and Power in the Ancestral Puebloan World, photographs by John L. Ninnemann and essays by Stephen H. Lekson and J. McKim Malville


  • Terrain.org interviews author, naturalist, and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams

ARTerrain Gallery

  • Ten paintings and murals by Stephanie Johnson

UnSprawl Case Study

  • Glenwood Park in Atlanta, Georgia—a 28-acre, New Urban brownfield redevelopment

View the new issue now at http://www.terrain.org.

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