The New Exploration: A Philosophy of Regional Planning (Paperback)

A Philosophy of Regional Planning

By Benton Mackaye

Appalachian Trail Conference, 9780917953439, 284pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010



A classic in many planning curricula, this is a 1991 reprint of the 1928 work by the originator of the Appalachian Trail and a founder of The Wilderness Society. The New Yorker in a 1989 series by Tony Hiss-analyzing attempts to control growth and preserve the environment-called it a long-lost classic. This edition includes the 1962 introduction by legendary social critic Lewis Mumford, a close MacKaye associate, and a foreword by planner David N. Startzell, executive director of the Appalachian Trail Conference since 1986.