14th Conference in Charleston Plenary and Panel Sessions

  • The Good City: the Vision

Saving Our Cities

  • Creating Places
  • The Importance of Third Places
  • Criteria for Urban Aesthetics
  • Building a Consensus Vision
  • Balanced Transportation Policy
  • The City's Architectural Identity
  • Nature in the City
  • Children in the City
  • Enlivening the Center
  • Festivals, Markets
  • Economic Renewal
  • Workshop: Strategies & Methods

New Priorities in Land Use Planning

  • Halting Urban Sprawl
  • Ecosystem Framework
  • Guidelines for Orderly Development
  • Neighborhood Concept of Urban Development
  • Community & Site Design Techniques

Towards a Village Model of Urban Development

  • Livable Suburban Neighborhoods
  • Escape from the City
  • The Village Model of Urban Development in Papua New Guinea

Cross Cultural Perspectives

  • Cities in Transformation: Jeddah, Samarkand, Historical Cities in the P.R. of China
  • City Structure: Bohemian Towns in the Czech Republic
  • Hong Kong
  • City Case Studies: St. Petersburg, Russia; Antwerp, Belgium; Graz, Austria; Erlangen Germany
  • Prague, Strasbourg, Ravensburg, Freiburg
  • Making Munich a Livable City
  • Brisbane Urban Renewal
  • The Work of International Organizations: The International Center
  • The International Federation for Housing & Planning
  • Urban Space Use Patterns: Mexican Americans in L.A.
  • Alexandria, Egypt

Revitalizing Downtown

  • Farmers Markets
  • Integrating Nature in Urban Revitalization
  • Art in Public Places
  • Reclaiming Central Urban Spaces
  • Stream Corridors
  • Economics of City Revitalization
  • Financing Public Improvements
  • Economics of Affordable Housing
  • Energy Efficient Affordable Housing

Reviving City Neighborhoods

  • Cincinnati
  • Pittsburgh

Large Scale Downtown Projects

  • Winnipeg, Coral Gables
  • Problems of Large Scale Development

Community Participation

  • Community Architecture in London, Prague
  • Community Development/Citizen Participation
  • Architecture, City Scape and Social Pathology
  • Policy for the Homeless
  • New Priorities in Transportation Planning
  • Bicycling & Walking
  • Urban Tourism: A New Challenge for Planners

Special Presentation

  • Recent Projects by Ben & Jane Thompson