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Sustainable urban planning : tipping the balance

Author: Robert Riddell
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Sustainable Urban Planning' introduces the principles and practices behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Riddell
ISBN: 1405102896 9781405102896 140510290X 9781405102902
OCLC Number: 316539683
Description: 336 pages
Contents: Acknowledgments Glossary List of Boxes List of Figures Introduction Part I: Principles: 1. Sustainable and Ethical: Development, planning, sustainability Property, interests, neomodernity Conservancy and development ethics With sustainable and ethical intent 2. Knowledge power outcomes: How planning works Traditional planning The radical approach Progressive change Part II: Practice: 3. Charter for Conservation with Development: Backgrounding Foregrounding Resource exploitation and discard dynamics Socio-environmentalism: The new reality Resource guardianship Soft pathways matrix The new culture: balanced harmony 4. Growth of Pattern Management: Multiplier principles Growth pattern information needs Growth management basics Macro management practice Growth pattern policy directions 5. Urban Growth Management: Yesterday's solutions today's problems Suburbia and ex-suburbia costed Urban reforms: options and actions 6. Tipping the Balance: Bibliographic Retrospective References Index
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