Los Angeles: A History of the Future
by Paul Glover
Im delighted to see someone illustrating steps towards an ecologically sustainable city. Too often these ideas are presented in an abstract way, as a set of values, and it is hard to get a sense of the real struggles that need to take place.
--Lisa Greber, editor, Science for the People
An outstanding synthesis of ecological planning. Glover is one of the few professionals in California stimulating competent design for our post-automotive society. --John Diamante, Threshold Foundation
We need more people pulling the pieces together like this.
--Richard Register, author of EcoCities
An ingenious approach. More power to his pen.
--Ernest Callenbach, author of Ecotopia and Ecotopia Emerging
A great example of images of the future. --Glen Hiemstra, Futurist.com, author of Turning the Future into Revenue
Damn good. Now its time to build it.
--Richard Britz, author of The Edible City
One of our best bioregional writers. --Kirkpatrick Sale, author of Human Scale, Dwellers in the Land: The Bioregional Vision, The Green Revolution, Rebels Against the Future, The Conquest of Paradise, Power Shift, and SDS
A powerful critique. --Carl Boggs, author of Social Movements and Political Power
Absolutely awesome! --Alex Grover, Pace University Press
Quite inspiring. --Lois Arkin, founder, Los Angeles Ecovillage
Excellent. --Christopher Swann, Suntrain Company
Brilliant. --David Fleming, Green Party of England and Wales
Citizen Planners is a burgeoning urban design group whose aim is to restore the City of Angels to a condition more befitting its name. --Los Angeles Times 11/25/83