Part I. The case for sustainable urbanism : 1. The built environment: where we are today : The American lifestyle on the wrong course ; Pioneering reforms: setting the stage for sustainable urbanism -- 2. Sustainable urbanism: where we need to go : Sustainable urbanism: the grand unification ; The three steps of sustainable urbanism -- Part II. Implementing sustainable urbanism : 3. Leadership and communications : Leadership talking points for sustainable urbanism / Jim Hackler and Irina Woelfle ; The power of paired choices ; Implementation agendas for leaders -- 4. The process and tools for implementing sustainable urbanism : RFQ for sustainable urbanist professionals ; Benchmarking municipal sustainability: The Santa Monica Sustainable City Plan / City of Santa Monica ; Documenting community preference in form and sustainability: Image Preference Survey (IPS) / Christina Anderson ; Conducting a charrette / Bill Lennertz ; Shaping sustainable neighborhoods with the Toledo Smart Neighborhood Analysis Protocol (SNAP) / Carolee Kokola ; Regulating plan and form-based code / Christina Anderson ; Incorporating sustainability through codes, covenants, and restrictions (CC&Rs) / Dan Slone ; RFP for a sustainable urbanist developer / City of Victoria, British Columbia -- Part III. Emerging thresholds of sustainable urbanism : 5. Increasing sustainability through density : Explaining density ; Illustrating density ; The transect of the everyday ; Water and the density debate / Lynn Richards ; Transit supportive densities -- 6. Sustainable corridors : The sustainable corridor / Doug Farr, Leslie Oberholzer, and Christian Schaller ; The integration of transportation ; Biodiversity corridors / Rebecca L. Kihslinger, Jessica Wilkinson, and James McElfish -- 7. Sustainable neighborhoods : Neighborhood diagrams ; Neighborhood definition / Victor Dover and Jason King ; Neighborhood completeness / Eliot Allen and Doug Farr ; Neighborhood housing / Laurie Volk and Todd Zimmerman ; Car-free housing ; Neighborhood retail / Robert J. Gibbs ; Economic benefits of locally owned stores / Matt Cunningham ; Third places ; Healthy neighborhoods / Melanie Simmons, Kathy Baughman McLeod, and Jason Hight ; Walkable streets and networks / Dan Burden ; Complete streets / Fred Dock ; Universal basic home access / Eleanor Smith ; Managing travel demands / Jeffery Tumlin ; Car sharing / Jeffery Tumlin --
8. Biophila : Open space / Carolee Kokola ; Public darkness / Nancy Clanton and Todd Givler ; Stormwater systems / Jim Patchett and Tom Price ; Food production / Lynn Peemoeller and Jim Slama, with Cathy Morgan ; Outdoor wastewater treatment / Thomas E. Ennis ; Indoor wastewater treatment / John Todd Ecological Design -- 9. High-performance buildings and infrastructure : The impact of planning on building energy usage / Alan Chalifoux ; 2030 ° challenge / Ed Mazria ; High-performance infrastructure / Hillary Brown ; Large district energy systems / Doug Newman, ... [et al.] ; The 2030 Community Challenge: economic growth with sustainable urbanism -- Part IV. Case studies in sustainable urbanism : 10. Lessons learned from sustainable urbanism : Built infill : BedZED: London ; Glenwood Park: Atlanta, Georgia ; Holiday neighborhood: Boulder, Colorado ; Christie Walk: Adelaide, Australia ; Newington: Sydney, Australia ; High Point: Seattle, Washington ; Built greenfield : Upton: Northampton, England ; Kronsberg: Hannover, Germany ; Loreto Bay: Baja California Sur, Mexico ; Civano: Tucson, Arizona ; Poundbury: Dorchester, England -- 11. State of the art in unbuilt sustainable urbanism : Unbuilt infill : Dockside Green: Victoria, Canada ; Lloyd Crossing, Portland, Oregon ; Z-Squared: London, England ; New Railroad Square: Santa Rosa, California ; Uptown Normal: Normal, Illinois ; Unbuilt greenfield : Dongtan: Shanghai, China ; Galisteo Basin Preserve: Santa Fe, New Mexico ; Pulelehua: Maui, Hawaii ; Coyote Valley: San Jose, California ; Scales of intervention.