Recent Publications

Below are recent publications from the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's faculty and students.



Abrams, M. (2021). The Art of City Sketching: A Field Manual. RoutledgeISBN 9780367458966.

Bierbaum, A. (2021). School Closures and the Contested Unmaking of Philadelphia’s Neighborhoods. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 41(2), 202-216. DOI: 10.1177/0739456X18785018

Foss-Bennie P., Fiore J., Jorch B., Reynolds T., Easton S. (2021). BREATHE: Special Handbook Edition - Health, Equity, and the Environment - Part One, 52(2). Municipal Maryland. 

Jourdan D., Lee C., Li W., Newman G., Zandt SV (2021). The Necessary Role of Planning Practice and Scholarship in the Age of Uncertainty. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 41(2), 134-134. DOI:10.1177/0739456X211008510

Hendricks, M. & Meyer, A.M. (2021). Modeling Long-Term Housing Recovery after Technological Disaster Using a Virtual Audit with Repeated Photography. Journal of Planning Education and Research. DOI: 10.1177/0739456X211002910

Hu, M. (2021). Beyond Operational Energy Efficiency: A Balanced Sustainability Index from a Life Cycle Consideration. Sustainability, 13 (20), 11263. DOI: 10.3390/su132011263

Hu, M. (2021). 2019 energy benchmarking data for LEED-certified buildings in Washington, D.C.: Simulation and reality. Journal of Building Engineering, 42, 102475.

Hu, M., Simon, M., Fix, S. et al (2021). Exploring a sustainable building’s impact on occupant mental health and cognitive function in a virtual environment. Scientific Reports, 11, 5644. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-85210-9

Hu, M., Skibniewski, M. (2021). Green Building Construction Cost Surcharge: An Overview. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 27(4).

Wong, B., Lung-Amam, W., Knaap, G. (2021). Moderately Priced Dwelling Units: Montgomery County, Maryland’s Model of Inclusionary HousingLincoln Institute of Land Policy. 

Garay-Huamán, A.N. & Irazábal, C. (2020). Latinos in Kansas City: The Political Economy of Placemaking. Journal of Planning Literature. DOI: 10.1177/0885412220969910

Matsumoto, N. (2020). Social Relationships in Diverse Neighborhoods: Immigration and Gentrification in an Ethnic Enclave. Journal of Planning Education and Research. DOI: 10.1177/0739456X20962201

Welch, B., Bierbaum, A., & Rusli, A (2020). Mindful Mapping: An Integrated Approach to Helping Youth Navigate Neighborhood Change. Routledge Handbook of Designing Public Spaces for Young People. DOI:

Gabrielli, J. (2020). Review: Design with Nature Now. Orion Magazine. 

Knaap, G.J., Engelberg, D., Avin, U., Erdogan, S., Ducca, F., & Welch, T. (2020). Modeling Sustainability Scenarios in the Baltimore–Washington (DC) Region Implications for Methodology and Policy. Journal of the American Planning Association, 250-263. DOI:

Bierbaum, A. (2020). Managing shrinkage by “right-sizing” schools: The case of school closures in Philadelphia. Journal of Urban Affairs. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2020.1712150 

Bierbaum, A., Karner, A., & Barajas, J. (2020). Toward Mobility Justice: Linking Transportation and Education Equity in the Context of School Choice. Journal of the American Planning Association. DOI: 10.1080/01944363.2020.1803104

Dawkins, C. (2020). The right to housing in an ownership society. Housing and Society, 1–22. DOI: 10.1080/08882746.2020.1722055 

Kim, S., Irazabal, C., & Sun, F. (2021). Planning for Climate Change: Implications of High Temperatures and Extreme Heat for Los Angeles County (CA). Journal of the American Planning Association, 87(1), 33-34. DOI:

Hendricks, M. (2020). Transforming Public Safety and Urban Infrastructure to Mitigate Climate and Public Health DisastersSocial Science Research Council. 

Hu, M. (2020). A Building Life-Cycle Embodied Performance Index—The Relationship between Embodied Energy, Embodied Carbon and Environmental Impact.  Energies 2020, 13(8), 1905;

Hu, M. (2020). Examining the environmental impacts of materials and buildings. Practice, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2426-8

Hu, M. (2020). Smart Technologies and Design For Healthy Built Environments. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-51292-7

Hu, M., & Roberts, J. D. (2020). Connections and divergence between public health and built environment—A scoping review. Urban Science, 4(1), 12. doi: 10.3390/urbansci4010012

Hu, M., Milner, D. (2020). Visualizing the research of embodied energy and environmental impact research in the building and construction field: a bibliometric analysis. Developments in the Built Environment, 3, 100010.

Magalong, M. (2020). Equity and Social Inclusion from the Ground Up: Historic Preservation in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities. In E. Avrami (ed.), Social Inclusion and Preservation (pp.147- 156). Columbia Books on Architecture and the City . 

Nasta, P. (2020) Adaptive Reuse: Parking, Zoning, and Shopping Malls. In B. Stiefel (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Automobile Heritage, Culture, and Preservation (pp. 128-147 ). Routledge.

Wells, J. (2020). The Affect of Old Places: Exploring the Dimensions of Place Attachment and Senescent Environments. In D.A. Kopec, A. Bliss (eds.), Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation (pp. 1-15). Routledge.

Wells, J. (2020). Human Aspects of Historic Urban Environments. In K. Silva (ed.),The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes of the Asia-Pacific. Routledge.

Wells, J. (2020). The Treatment of Historic Automobiles and Buildings: Conservation Charters and Impacts on Practice. In B. Stiefel (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Automobile Heritage, Culture, and Preservation (pp. 35-46). Routledge.

Westmont, V.C., D.J. Pogue, M. Butler, & E. Totten (2020).  The Rossborough Inn on the University of Maryland Campus: Two Centuries of Change.  Maryland Historical Magazine, 114(2):153-185.

Williams, J. (2020). Architecture of Disjuncture: Mediterranean Trade and Cathedral Building in a New Diocese (11th-13th Centuries). Brepols. 

Younes, H., Zou, Z., Wu, J., & Baiocchi, G. (2020). Comparing the temporal determinants of dockless scooter-share and station-based bike-share in Washington, D.C. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 134, 308–320. doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2020.02.021 

Zou, Z., Younes, H., Erdoğan, S., & Wu, J. (2020). Exploratory Analysis of Real-Time E-Scooter Trip Data in Washington, D.C. Transportation Research Record. doi: 10.1177/0361198120919760

Gibson, J.,* Hendricks, M., & Wells, J. (2019). From engagement to empowerment: How heritage professionals can incorporate participatory methods in disaster recovery to better serve socially vulnerable groups. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 25(6), 596-610.

Magalong, M. (2019). Finding a path forward: Asian American/Pacific Islander national historic landmarks theme study. Journal of American History, 134-138.

Sies, M.C., Gournay, I., & Freestone, R. (Ed.) (2019). Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change. University of Pennsylvania Press.

Simon, M. & Hu, M. (2019). Mind the perception and emotional response to design: Emerging methodology. Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the ARCC 2019 International Conference, Jarrett, C., Plowright, P., Rashed-Ali, H.(Eds.).

Sprinkle, J. (2019). Historic preservation was never static. In M. Page and R. Mason (Eds.) Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States (2nd edition). Routledge. 

Lung-Amam, W., Bierbaum, A., Parks, S., Knaap, G., Sunderman, G. & Stamm, L. (2019). Towards engaged, just, and smart communities: Lessons from West Baltimore. Housing Policy Debate. DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2019.1672082. 

Lung-Amam, W., Pendall, R., & Knaap, E. (2019). Mi casa no es su casa: Transit-induced gentrification and the fight for equitable development in an inner-ring, immigrant suburb. Journal of Planning Education and Research. DOI: 10.1177/0739456X19878248.

Finio, N., Lung-Amam, W., Knaap, G, Dawkins, C., & Knaap, E. (2019). Metropolitan planning in a vacuum: Lessons on regional equity from Baltimore’s sustainable communities initiative. Journal of Urban Affairs. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2019.1565822.

Lung-Amam, W. & Dawkins, C. (2019). The power of participatory story mapping: advancing community development and planning in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Community Development Journal. DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bsy064.

Lung-Amam, W. (2019). Surviving suburban redevelopment: Resisting the displacement of immigrant-owned small businesses in Wheaton, Maryland. Journal of Urban Affairs. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1555439.

Lung-Amam, W. & Gade, A. (2019). Suburbia reimagined: Asian immigration and the form and function of faith-based institutions in Silicon Valley. Journal of Urban Design, 24(5), 738-56. 

Hu, M. (2019). Net Zero Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences. Routledge. DOI:10.4324/9781351256520

Hu, M. (2019). Life-cycle environmental assessment of energy retrofit on an urban scale. Building Research and Information, 1-22. DOI: 10.1080/09613218.2019.1691486

Hu, M. (2019). Building impact assessment – A combined life cycle assessment and multi-criteria decision analysis framework. Resource, Conservation and Recycling, 150 (104410).

Hu, M. (2019).  A review of life cycle research of the built environment at different scales: A citation analysis using big data. Journal of Green Building, 14(3), 63-80.

Hu, M. (2019). Cost-Effective Options for the Renovation of an Existing Education Building toward the Nearly Net-Zero Energy Goal—Life-Cycle Cost Analysis. Sustainability, 11(8).

Hu, M. & Pavao-Zuckerman, M. (2019). Literature review of net zero and resilience research of the urban environment: A citation analysis using big data. Energies, 8. DOI: 10.3390/en12081539

Hu, M. (2019). Does zero energy building cost more? An empirical comparison of the construction costs for zero energy education building in the United States. Sustainable Cities and Society, 324-334.

Liang,J., Qi, Y. & Hu, M. (2019). Mind the energy performance gap: Evidence from green commercial buildings. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 141, 364-377

Wells, J., Silva, A.P.,* Araújo, L.,*  Azevêdo, G.,* Barros, A.,* Eduarda, M,*  Ferreira, E.,* Guerra, A.,* Lima, V.A.,* Moura, A.I.,* & Tenório, G.* (2019). Empowering communities to identify, treat, and protect their heritage: A cultural landscape case study of the Horto d'El Rey, Olinda, Brazil. In Fouseki, K., Guttormsen, T.S., Swensen, G (Eds.), Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations: Deep Cities (pp. 185-207). Routledge. 

Wells, J. Burégio,V.,  & Lima, R. (2019). Big and deep heritage data: The Social HEritage Machine (SHEM). In E. Avrami (ed.), Preservation and the New Data Landscape (pp.145-156). Columbia University Press.