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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 118 new and published books in the subject of Planning and Sustainability — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. After Sustainable Cities?

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creating Regenerative Cities

    By Herbert Girardet

    Large modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three to four percent of the world’s land surface, their ecological footprints cover the entire globe. With current methods of resources use, cities are undermining the ecological basis of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Australian Environmental Planning

    Challenges and Future Prospects

    Edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe, Jago Dodson

    Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation’s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires, severe storms, flooding, coastal erosion, rising transport expenses, housing...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Community Planning Handbook

    How people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability Appraisal

    A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

    By Barry Dalal-Clayton, Barry Sadler

    Sustainability Appraisal is a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Mapping the Transition to 2050

    Edited by Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt, Simon Lannon

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge