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Constance Perin

Constance Perin has been a fellow at the Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs. She was managing editor of the Journal of the American Institute of Planners for five years and has worked at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Office of Metropolitan Development.

Titles by This Author

An Interdisciplinary Prospectus for Environmental Design

Although a responsible and welcome critical literature in the social sciences has in recent years been measuring the human costs of urban renewal and environmental degradation, telling the designer what to avoid does not necessarily enlighten him about what to do. The designers too have been transforming their attitudes, moving away from the rhetorical toward the socially aware and the scientific.