By: Yvonne Rydin
224 pages, figs, tabs
Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments and ensuring that new urban development reaches the highest standards is a major challenge. The core focus of this book is the decarbonization of urban development, exemplified by the UK government's commitment that new residential development achieve 'zero-carbon' by 2016 and all development be zero-carbon by 2019.
'This is the textbook on achieving sustainable urban development that everyone has been waiting for.' Professor Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration, University College London '...this book is recommended for its rigorous analysis of a subject which will preoccupy us for a long time.' Sebastian Loew, Urban Design Group Journal
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