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.
Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment
Building Competences for Spatial Planners: Methods and Techniques for Performing Tasks with Efficiency
Spatial Planning and Climate Change
John Glasson, Riki Therivel
February 22, 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,...
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...
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...
Peter R. White
December 01, 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...
Nick Gallent, Iqbal Hamiduddin, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw
June 25, 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...
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...
Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt
July 09, 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 ...
Peter Dent, Michael Patrick, Xu Ye
July 05, 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...
Michael R. Greenberg
November 28, 2011
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,...
March 16, 2011
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...
Elizabeth Wilson, Jake Piper
August 16, 2010
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...
July 22, 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...