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City-Region 2020: Integrated Planning for a Sustainable Environment

By: Joe Ravetz and Peter Hall

307 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #94327 | ISBN: 1853836060
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94329 | ISBN: 1853836079
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About this book

Offers a vision of the balance necessary to ensure a higher standard of living and safe environment for ourselves and future generations living in urban environments.

'Deserves the widest possible readership.' Ian Christie, Associate Director at the Local Futures Group 'This is an exciting and important book.' Environmnetal Values


Part 1 Context: state of the city-region; towards 2020; city-region 2020. Part 2 Key sectors: the built environment; travel and transport; land and ecology; waste and pollution; energy and climate; economy and work. Part 3 Putting it together: lifestyle and community; regeneration and planning; funding; governance; conclusions and next steps.

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Joe Ravetz is Director of the Sustainable City-Region programme at the Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology, University of Manchester, and a former builder, community architect and development agency manager.

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