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Natural and Built Environment Series


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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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Urban Planning and Real Estate Development

Urban Planning and Real Estate Development

4th Edition

Forthcoming

By John Ratcliffe, Michael Stubbs, Miles Keeping
July 30, 2021

This fourth edition of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development guides readers through the procedural and practical aspects of developing land from the point of view of both planner and developer. The twin processes of planning and property development are inextricably linked – it is not possible...

Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

5th Edition

By John Glasson, Riki Therivel
March 04, 2019

A comprehensive, clearly structured and readable overview of the subject, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment has established itself as the leading introduction to EIA worldwide. This fifth edition is a major update reflecting many significant changes in EIA procedures, process, ...

Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning Lessons in Practical Methods

Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning: Lessons in Practical Methods

1st Edition

By Diana MacCallum, Courtney Babb, Carey Curtis
February 07, 2019

Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning provides a basic introduction to methodology and methods in planning research. It brings together the methods most commonly used in planning, explaining their key applications and basic protocols. It addresses the unique needs of planners by dealing ...

Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

4th Edition

Edited By Riki Therivel, Graham Wood
September 19, 2017

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

Public Transport Its Planning, Management and Operation

Public Transport: Its Planning, Management and Operation

6th Edition

By Peter R. White
December 13, 2016

Public Transport provides an accessible introductory text to the field of public transport systems, covering bus, coach, rail, metro, domestic air and taxi modes. The market structure is set out, together with data collection methods. The technology of bus and rail systems is introduced with ...

Development Control

Development Control

1st Edition

By Keith Thomas
August 01, 1997

Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on practical and "how-to-do-it" issues. It should be ...

Introduction to Rural Planning Economies, Communities and Landscapes

Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes

2nd Edition

By Nick Gallent, Iqbal Hamiduddin, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw
June 17, 2015

Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes provides a critical analysis of the key challenges facing rural places and the ways that public policy and community action shape rural spaces.  The second edition provides an examination of the composite nature of ‘rural ...

Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning

Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning

1st Edition

Edited By Julie Brunner, John Glasson
April 09, 2015

Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning looks at a wide range of planning issues in Australia from the city to the regional scale, covering key topics in sustainable development and planning including economic, social, environmental and governance perspectives. It also covers ...

The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations Managing Environmental Power

The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power

1st Edition

By Michael R. Greenberg
February 13, 2012

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, ...

Water and the City Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future

Water and the City: Risk, Resilience and Planning for a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

By Iain White
August 30, 2010

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 ...

Real Estate Property Markets and Sustainable Behaviour

Real Estate: Property Markets and Sustainable Behaviour

1st Edition

By Peter Dent, Michael Patrick, Xu Ye
August 28, 2012

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 ...

Sustainability Assessment Pluralism, practice and progress

Sustainability Assessment: Pluralism, practice and progress

1st Edition

Edited By Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt
August 28, 2012

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 ...

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