See the following books for measurement and forecasting tools that can be used to repeat success within the Shelter Division of The Built Domain. (1) The Science of City Design: Architectural algorithms for City Planning and Design leadership, and (2) Land Development Calculations: Interactive tools for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design. Book (1) can be found in both paperback and e-book versions on Amazon.com. Book (2) should only be purchased in the hardback version. The e-book does not contain the CD tool explained by the book.
The goal is to shelter growing human populations within a limited Built Domain that protects their quality and source of life - The Natural Domain.
Accomplishing the goal will require a commitment to establish a symbiotic relationship with the planet.