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Natural and Built Environment Series

Series Editor: John Glasson

The Natural and Built Environment Series is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Ideal for core learning, each book provides a comprehensive account of a key area in planning and environmental sustainability.

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1-10 of 19 results in Natural and Built Environment Series
  1. Sustainability Assessment

    Pluralism, practice and progress

    Edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and ...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Real Estate

    Property Markets and Sustainable Behaviour

    By Peter Dent, Michael Patrick, Xu Ye

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Traditional studies of the property market have tended to focus solely on commercial and legal issues, but the growing importance of the issue of sustainability means that a different approach is needed. This new textbook provides an overview of property within a market context, examining the...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

    4th Edition

    By John Glasson, Riki Therivel, Andrew Chadwick

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment provides students and practitioners with a clearly structured overview of the subject, as well as critical analysis and support for further studies. Written by three authors with extensive research, training and practical experience in EIA (...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations

    Managing Environmental Power

    By Michael R. Greenberg

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    This book is about a subject that Michael Greenberg has worked on and lived with for almost forty years. He was brought up in the south Bronx at a time when his neighborhood suffered from terrible air and noise pollution, and domestic waste went untreated into the Hudson River. For him,...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Building Competences for Spatial Planners

    Methods and Techniques for Performing Tasks with Efficiency

    By Anastassios Perdicoulis

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Spatial planning is a process. The focus of this book is on the sequence of key tasks that constitute the process and on special techniques that are suitable to conduct these tasks. Spatial planners require a number of skills to manage this process in an efficient manner, select the necessary tasks...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Spatial Planning and Climate Change

    By Elizabeth Wilson, Jake Piper

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Spatial planning has a vital role to play in the move to a low carbon energy future and in adapting to climate change. To do this, spatial planning must develop and implement new approaches. Elizabeth Wilson and Jake Piper explore a wide range of issues in this comprehensive book on the...

    Published August 16th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Water and the City

    Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future

    By Iain White

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    As a vital human need, water has been absolutely critical to decisions as to where cities originate, how much they grow and the standard of living of the inhabitants. The relationship is complex however; we need both continual availability and protection from its potential impacts. Over...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Transport Policy and Planning in Great Britain

    By Peter Headicar

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Transport in the twenty-first century represents a significant challenge at the global and the local scale. Aided by over sixty clear illustrations, Peter Headicar disentangles this complex, modern issue in five parts, offering critical insights into: the nature of transport the...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Peter Morris, Riki Therivel

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is now firmly established as an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful EIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Urban Planning and Real Estate Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Ratcliffe, Michael Stubbs, Miles Keeping

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    The twin processes of planning and property development are inextricably linked – it’s not possible to carry out a development strategy without an understanding of the planning process, and equally planners need to know how real estate developers do their job. This third edition of Urban Planning...

    Published January 12th 2009 by Routledge

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