The first book from Strong Towns Executive Director Charles Marohn, Thoughts on Building Strong Towns (Volume 1) is a collection of essays written by Marohn during 2011. The book is essential reading for those that want to get up to speed quickly on the Strong Towns movement.
Essential Reading for Strong Towns Thinking
We are avid readers here at Strong Towns and we embrace a broad range of topics with our analysis. The Strong Towns approach brings together an understanding of planning, engineering, placemaking, economics, finance and history. The following is a non-inclusive list of our favorite books -- the ones we most often recommend to people seeking answers to the problems being faced today by America's towns and neighborhoods.