Sustainable Development and Planning V

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C. A. Brebbia, Ēlias Beriatos
WIT Press, 2011 - Architecture - 961 pages
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This book contains the proceedings of the latest in a series of biennial conferences on the topic of sustainable regional development that began in 2003. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the conference series provides a common forum for all scientists specialising in the range of subjects included within sustainable development and planning. It has become apparent that planners, environmentalists, architects, engineers, policy makers and economists have to work together in order to ensure that planning and development can meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations. The topics covered by the papers included in the book include City planning; Regional planning; Social and political issues; Sustainability in the built environment; Rural developments; Cultural heritage; Transportation; Ecosystems analysis, protection and remediation; Environmental management; Environmental impact assessment; Indicators of sustainability; Sustainable solutions in developing countries; Sustainable tourism; Waste management; Flood risk management; Resources management; and Industrial developments.
  

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Contents

City planning
69
Sustainability in the built environment
121
Cultural heritage
297
Environmental management
369
Resources management
489
Social and political issues
525
Rural developments
607
Sustainable solutions in developing countries
661
Transportation
725
Container maritime transport
795
Energy resources
845
Author index
959
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