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2014-05-15 12:30:46

Publication of Education, Land, and Location Also Announced CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading scholars in housing, demographics, urban expansion, fiscal policy, and the environment will convene for Land and the City, the Lincoln Institute's 9th annual Land Policy Conference June 1-3, 2014 at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge. At the same time, the book based on last year's conference, Education, Land, and Location, edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne...

2014-02-25 12:24:21

Video, slideshows, interactive maps in Made for Walking on Inkling CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort at the frontier of electronic publishing, the Lincoln Institute is now offering its bestselling title, Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, as an enhanced ebook on the Inkling platform. A sample chapter is available for free viewing here. Inkling is renowned for uniting the latest enhanced ebook technology with the most...

2011-05-10 06:05:00

Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America looks at awarding titles, upgrading CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today one out of four urban residents in Latin America lives in a dwelling that does not have a legal title, or lacks urban services such as water and sanitation, or is constructed in a precarious location. Improving conditions in existing informal settlements and shantytowns in Latin American cities is a necessary and worthy goal, but the...

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