Explained: holistic and regenerative sustainability

In this post, I briefly explore the concept, principles, and practices of holistic urban productivity or regenerative sustainability as an emerging theory in Sustainable Community Development (SCD) and I introduce a conceptual framework for regenerative urban sustainability.  The full paper…

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Our new book has been launched!

Our new book has just been launched! See photos from our presentation during the Community Development Society Conference that took place in Portland OR in July 2023. Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments, 5th edition, by Mark Roseland,…

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Our new Sustainable Communities book is now available!

Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments, 5th edition Mark Roseland, Margaret Stout, and Maria Spiliotopoulou ISBN: 9780865719743 The book is now available to order as paperback and ebook. See photos from the book launch here and a one-minute…

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Urban systems theory, operationalized (part 2) 

Continuing our presentation of urban agendas that operationalize urban systems theory… Apart from the prevalent sustainable city agenda, at least five other popular urban agendas have been identified in the literature: ecocity, low-carbon city, resilient city, knowledge city, and smart…

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