The Sustainable Urban Development series focuses on the research and debate of the BEQUEST (Building, Environmental Quality Evaluation for Sustainability) network funded by the European Commission. Together the books provide a toolkit of interest and value to policy makers, academics, professionals and advanced level students in Urban Planning, Urban Property Development, Urban Design, Architecture, Construction and related areas of the built environment.
By Ron Vreeker, Mark Deakin, Stephen Curwell
January 29, 2009
The third volume of the Sustainable Urban Development Series outlines the BEQUEST toolkit that helps link protocol with the assessment methods currently available for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. It details the decision support mechanisms developed for users of the ...
By Ian Cooper, Martin Symes
October 09, 2008
This new book explores how the professions responsible for enhancing the built environment's sustainability seek to deliver this new agenda, offering multi-perspective case studies and discussion to argue for a rethinking of the role of urban development professional. Showing how ...
By Mark Deakin, Gordon Mitchell, Peter Nijkamp, Ron Vreeker
May 17, 2007
In this book, the second of a three-volume series, leading authorities on the methodology of environmental assessment provide a unique insight into questions of critical importance to sustainable urban development. Using the framework and protocols set out in Volume 1, Volume 2 examines how well ...
By Stephen Curwell, Mark Deakin, Martin Symes
December 16, 2005
Based on original research, this first volume of a set of groundbreaking new books sets out a framework for analyzing sustainable urban development and develops a set of protocols for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. Protocols included are for sustainable urban planning, urban ...