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Planning for a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

Edited by Sue Batty, Simin Davoudi, Antonia Layard


352 pages

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Sustainable Development is now firmly on the planning agenda and is an issue neither practitioner nor academic can afford to ignore. Planning for a Sustainable Future provides a multi-disciplinary overview of sustainability issues in the land use context, focusing on principles and their application, the legal, political and policy context and the implication of sustainable development thinking for housing, urban design and property development as well as waste and transport. The book concludes by considering how sustainable and unsustainable impacts alike can be measured and modelled, providing real tools to move beyond rhetoric into practice.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements. Part I: The Principles and Context of Sustainable Development. Part II: Contemporary Debates. Part III: Sustainability in Practice. Concluding Remarks.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning