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Planning & Sustainability

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  • Planning for Climate Change

    A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth M. Hamin Infield, Yaser Abunnasr, Robert L. Ryan

    This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Heritage

    Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation, 1st Edition

    By Amalia Leifeste, Barry L. Stiefel

    This book brings together ecological-conservation theory and heritage-preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples, Sustainable Heritage reframes the history of multiple movements within preservation and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development Projects

    Integrated Design, Development, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By David R. Godschalk, Emil E. Malizia

    Development projects are the building blocks of urban growth. Put enough of the right projects together in the right way, and you have sustainable cities. But getting the pieces to stack up takes a feat of coordination and cooperation. In our market economy, developers, designers, and planners tend…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Massari, Guido Sonnemann, Fritz Balkau

    Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development explains the ways life cycle methodologies and tools can be used to strengthen regional socio-economic planning and development in a more sustainable manner. The book advocates the adoption of systematic and long-term criteria for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Sustaining Places

    Best Practices for Comprehensive Plans, 1st Edition

    By David Godschalk, David Rouse

    In 2010, the American Planning Association launched a project with nothing less than the future of the planet at stake. The Sustaining Places Initiative looks at how cities, towns, and regions can meet today’s needs without draining the next generation’s resources. Out of that initiative came…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Green Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Piedmont-Palladino, Timothy Mennel

    The health of our planet and ourselves depends on how we plan, design, and construct the world between our buildings. Our increasing dependence on fossil fuels over the last century has given us unprecedented individual mobility and comfort, but the consequences are clear. Climate change, sprawl,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-15
    Routledge

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Urban Waterfront Promenades Free Chapter

Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Based on wide research, Urban Waterfront Promenades examines the possibilities for public spaces and offers design and planning approaches useful for professionals, community decision-makers, and scholars. Extensive plans, cross sections, and photographs permit visual comparison.

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