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Top : Science : Social Sciences : Urban and Regional Planning : People (107 web sites)
Alexander, Christopher
Bloggers
Burnham, Daniel
Calthorpe, Peter
Consultants
Correa, Charles
Costa, Lcio
Duany, Andres
Fuller, R. Buckminster
Gans, Herbert
Garreau, Joel
Geddes, Patrick
Griffin, Walter Burley
Hayden, Dolores  
Howard, Ebenezer
Jacobs, Jane
Kemmis, Daniel
Krier, Leon
Le Corbusier, Charles-Edouard
Lynch, Kevin
McHarg, Ian
Moses, Robert
Mumford, Lewis
Olmsted, Frederick Law
Rybczynski, Witold
Students
Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus
Whyte, William H.  
Wright, Frank Lloyd
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Apte, Prakash M.
Papers on housing, architecture, planning, development, management, and education by the Indian architect and planner.
http://www.angelfire.com/indie/pmapte/

Benenson, Itzhak
University professor specializing in urban dynamics and ecological modeling. Includes information on research, publications, and classes.
http://www.tau.ac.il/~bennya/

Berman, Marshall
Cultural theorist examines the social roles and intentions of artists in modern urban life. He advocates "Marxist humanism" and proposes that the urban realities of the marketplace are neither fixed nor immutable. (Book: All That is Solid Melts into Air)
http://eserver.org/clogic/4-2/monchinski_berman.html

Bertaud, Alain - The Study of Urban Spatial Structures
Papers and reports focused on urban spatial development.
http://alain-bertaud.com/

Chapin, Jr., F. Stuart
Pioneer in the Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina. Spent nearly four decades establishing and improving the department's urban studies curriculum. Distinguished Service Award from the American Institute of Planners, as well as the Historic Planning Pioneer Award. (Books: Urban Land Use Planning).
http://carolinafirst.unc.edu/distprofs/chapin.htm

Haussmann, Baron (1809-1891)
French planner famous for the redevelopment of Paris under Napoleon III.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Haussmann

Hise, Greg
Associate Professor of urban history, his research focuses generally on the American West and specifically on Los Angeles. (Book: Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth Century Metropolis)
http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/faculty/detail.php?id=16

Huxtable, Ada Louise
Architecture critic for the Wall Street Journal, she advocates for preservation and cities as places of contrast. (Book: The Unreal America)
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/newyork/series/interview/huxtable.html

Kent, Fred
Founder and president of the Project for Public Spaces. Biography, publications, and interviews.
http://pps.org/info/aboutpps/staff/fkent

Kotkin, Joel
The author of "The New Geography" offers commentary, articles, consulting, his schedule, and a biography.
http://www.joelkotkin.com/

Kunstler, James Howard
Kunstler believes a lot of people share his feelings about the tragic landscape of highway strips, parking lots, housing tracts, mega-malls, junked cities, and ravaged countryside that makes up the everyday environment where most Americans live and work. (Books: The Geography of Nowhere, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency).
http://www.kunstler.com/

Newman, Oscar
Influential author of Defensible Space proposes physically restructuring communities to reduce crime and improve stability. Biography, book excerpts, and nonprofit institute profile.
http://www.defensiblespace.com/

Penn, William (1644-1718)
Penn's holy experiment and plan was idealistic to the point of utopianism. He wanted to establish a society that was godly, virtuous and exemplary for all of humanity.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/PENN/pnintro.html

Sitte, Camillo (1843-1903)
The publication of City Planning According to Artistic Principles began a new era in Germanic city planning. Sitte strongly criticized the current emphasis on broad, straight boulevards, and public squares arranged primarily for the convenience of traffic.
http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/sitte.htm

Smithson, Peter and Allison
Although they are also both practicing architects, the Smithsons gained most of their recognition through their involvement with Team 10 and its overthrow of old CIAM philosophies.
http://www.greatbuildings.com/architects/Peter_and_Alison_Smithson.html

Valsson, Trausti
Icelandic professor presents his curriculum vitae and details about two books, "Planning in Iceland" and "City and Nature."
http://notendur.hi.is/tv/

Zukin, Sharon
Sociologist explores the inter-relations of economic, social, and political power that shape urban form. (Books: Landscapes of Power: From Detroit to Disneyworld, The Cultures of Cities)
http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/soc/faculty/zukin.htm