Sustainable Urban Planning: Tipping the Balance

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Architecture - 356 pages
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Sustainable Urban Planning introduces the principles and practices behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability.

  • This timely text introduces the principles and practice behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability.
  • Reflects a growing recognition that cities, where the majority of humans now live, need to be developed in a sustainable way.
  • Weaves together the concerns of planning, capitalism, development, and cultural and environmental preservation.
  • Helps students and planners to marry the needs of the environment with the need for financial gain.
 

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Contents

Tipping the Balance Introduction
1
Tipping the Balance Part I Principles
5
Tipping the Balance Part II Practice
71
Tipping the Balance Bibliographical Retrospective
281
Tipping the Balance Notes
284
Tipping the Balance References
296
Tipping the Balance Index
319
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Robert Riddell is Professor Emeritus at Auckland University, New Zealand.

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