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MIG Publications

As a reflection of our passion and expertise, MIG has written, edited and published a wide range of books and guides to assist clients, practitioners and community members. Developed in collaboration with staff, industry experts and other professionals, MIG publications offer insights on new developments in the field of planning, design and community involvement as well as up-to-date, useful and easy-to-use reference and curricular materials.

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The Inclusive City

Susan M. Goltsman, Daniel Iacofano
The Inclusive City

A book for planners, architects, designers, landscape architects, policy makers and, most of all, community members who share our passion for great urban spaces. Learn more ...

Meeting of the Minds

Daniel Iacofano
Meeting of the Minds

Advice from the trenches, full of useful processes, tools and case studies to make your meetings dynamic, effective and successful. In fact, your meetings will be the ones people actually look forward to attending!

  • Price$29.95

The Accessibility Checklist

Susan M. Goltsman, Timothy A. Gilbert, & Steven D. Wohlford
The Accessibility Checklist

A comprehensive system for achieving compliance with current access laws.

  • User's Guide Provides instructions and illustrations.

    Stock #4107U$29.95
  • Survey Forms Designed to help you quickly check compliance on everything from doors to bus stops.

    Stock #4107S$20.00

Natural Learning The Life History of an Environmental Schoolyard

Robin C. Moore and Herb H. Wong
Natural Learning The Life History of an Environmental Schoolyard

An asphalt schoolyard is transformed into a lush, naturalized environment, integrating design, education and nature. This book is a valuable resource for anyone working with children in natural settings.

  • Stock #7000$29.95

PLAE Scores™ Thematic Play and Learning Programs for Children of All Abilities

Sally I. McIntyre and Susan M. Goltsman, Eds.
PLAE Scores™ Thematic Play and Learning Programs for Children of All Abilities

These unique curriculum guides integrate the arts, science, math, social studies, and language to create hands-on learning environments for children of all abilities. Guaranteed to give your program a boost in creativity and attendance!

  • Circus City

    Stock #4201$14.95
  • Frontier Village

    Stock #4202$14.95
  • Treasure Quest

    Stock #4203$14.95
  • Set of 3 Books

    Price$39.95
  • Training Kit (manual, hand-outs, overheads)

    Price$29.95
  • Program Kit (3 books + training kit)

    Price$66.95

New York City Street Games The Greatest Games Ever Played on Concrete

Ray & Dennis Vignola
New York City Street Games The Greatest Games Ever Played on Concrete

A collection of urban classic games: Kings, Skellzies, Potsie, Stick Ball, and more, all with instructional diagrams.

  • Stock #4205$14.95

Plants for Play A Plant Selection Guide for Children's Outdoor Environments

Robin C. Moore
Plants for Play A Plant Selection Guide for Children's Outdoor Environments

Fragrance, texture, shade, play props, hiding places, seasonal interest, wildlife enhancement, and erosion control are some of the many topics covered in this discussion of the creative functions of plants in play environments.

  • NOW BACK IN PRINT!

    Stock #4003$16.95

Safety First Checklist 2nd ed. Audit & Inspection Program for Children's Play Areas

Sally McIntyre and Susan M. Goltsman
Safety First Checklist 2nd ed. Audit & Inspection Program for Children's Play Areas

An essential guide for maintenance staff, risk managers, designers, parks and recreation professionals, childcare center directors, teachers, and anyone else who wants to improve the safety of play environments.

  • Stock #4008$39.95

Strategies for Teaching Universal Design

edited by Polly Welch
Strategies for Teaching Universal Design

A description of the experimental curriculum from the Universal Design Education Project (taught in design schools nation-wide) which stimulates students to design inclusively for children, people with disabilities, and older persons.

  • Price$29.95

Landscape Architect Magazine 2008

Landscape Design, China
Landscape Architect Magazine 2008

China's premiere landscape architecture magazine, Landscape Architect, features projects from around the world. Last year's focus is on "Reconstructing the Disturbed and Forgotten Urban Landscape," and it emphasized that landscape reconstruction should respect site features and follow existing design concepts and models; the reconstruction of the landscape is not only an extension and innovation of existing landscapes, but also the appearance and continuation of the landscapes history.

53rd Avenue Park's phase two on track for fall opening

By Susan Gordanier, The Hillsboro Argus
53rd Avenue Park's phase two on track for fall opening

The park design provides tremendous opportunities to serve the recreational needs of the community. The site master plan developed for the park by MIG incorporates the goals, and desires of the community as identified during an extensive public planning process. The prime objective of the site development plan was to create a unique and memorable destination for the Hillsboro community that serves a wide variety of users, balances active and passive uses, and respects the natural conditions of the site, while offering a host of indoor pursuits that can be enjoyed year round.