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Planning for Floods at the University of Iowa: A Challenge for Resilience and Sustainability

[Note: This post refers to Charles Connerly, Lucie Laurian, and James Throgmorton. 2016. Planning for Floods at the University of Iowa: A Challenge for Resilience and Sustainability. Journal of Planning History 1538513216646131, first published on May 6, 2016. A complete … Continue reading

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Review of Christopher Alexander’s The Nature of Order

[NOTE: This is a preliminary review as of April 2, 2013.] Twenty-seven years in the making, Christopher Alexander’s lavishly illustrated, 2,200 page, 4-volume The Nature of Order is an extraordinarily beautiful, visionary, ambitious and controversial book that has, astonishingly, not … Continue reading

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Review of Goldstein’s Collaborative Resilience

A complete version of this review can be found at: James A Throgmorton, 2013, Review of Goldstein’s Collaborative Resilience: Moving through Crisis to Opportunity. Journal of Planning Education and Research 33, 1 (Spring): 124-126. On April 17, 2007, a lone … Continue reading

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What’s Our City’s Resiliency?

For a slightly different version, see Jim Throgmorton. 2008. “What’s our city’s resiliency?” Iowa City Press-Citizen. (December 4): 9A. As a candidate for President Barack Obama displayed remarkable resiliency. When defeated in the Texas and Ohio primaries and viciously attacked … Continue reading

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For Sustainable Flood Control, Think More Expansively

For a slightly different version, see Jim Throgmorton. 2008. The [Cedar Rapids] Gazette (September 14): 8A. The June flood inflicted great harm on the people of Cedar Rapids, and many residents and business owners understandably feel a profound sense of … Continue reading

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