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Environmental Planning for Site Development

A Manual for Sustainable Local Planning and Design, 2nd Edition

By Anne Beer, Cathy Higgins

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368 pages

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Environmental planning forms the basis of all site development decisions and deals with the factors that must be considered before a site plan can be drawn up. Environmental Planning for Site Development emphasizes the man/nature interface and explains how nature limits and controls what can happen on every piece of land. The text is clearly set out and will help the reader understand exactly what information is needed for a site planning proposal. The book includes a live case study to demonstrate how GIS systems are now assisting in the design and decision process as communities increasingly participate in local decisions. (Local Agenda 21)

Reviews

'Now into the second edition, this book provides a step-by-step introduction to the environmental and sustainability factors that must be considered when drawing up a site development plan.' - Landscape Design

Table of Contents

Preface. Site Planning. The Site Inventory. Spaces for People. The Site Plan. Sustainable Urban Environmental Planning. Appendix. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC011000
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial